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EVENT TODAY 2-4:00pm | Join, Learn & Listen at Nanaimo's First International Overdose Awareness Day Event at Maffeo Sutton Park on August 31!

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Highlights

  • On August 31, thousands of people worldwide will stand beside the friends and families of fatal overdose victims to reflect on their losses.

 

  • The event intends to reinforce the idea that no-one need feel shame or disgrace at the death of someone from a drug overdose.

 

  • Among many others, some planned attendees and speakers include Nanaimo's Mayor Bill Mckay, MLA Doug Routley & Leonard Krog.

 

  • You may contact Nanaimo's Nob Hill Community Association with any questions at (250) 755-1014, or Tanya at ladyblackrose @telus.net.

 

  • No purchase necessary - add a coupon to your cart and checkout to show your support! (Coupon is not needed to attend, and event has no charge)

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International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose. Overdose Day spreads the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable.

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Nob Hill Community Association

(Event is at Maffeo Sutton Park) Nob Hill Community Association: 150 Nicol Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 4S9

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