International Overdose Awareness Day Vigil & Rally

Date & Time

  • Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Details
Event Description: 
This is a Vigil to remember those who’ve died from drug overdose deaths and pay respect to their surviving family,friends,partners,coworkers,etc. The Rally will be a peaceful presentation of tables set up with participants from various active addiction social / medical services.As well as a variety of social and support resources.Including Advocacy and Support Groups from around the lower mainland of Vancouver City,BC. Guest Speakers will be from various Addiction Health and Social Services. Guests Names will be announced/ added in the future upon confirmation. Participants will be added on the IOAD Vancouver Page and Event Invite as they are also confirmed.The list is sure to grow over time so please feel free to follow the FB Page linked with his registered IOAD Event listing. The goal is to share up to date resources and facts on Drug policy changes, Overdose Prevention information,Support and Social Services available for all walks of life effected by Addiction and Mental Health issues in their lives.
Type of Event: 
Celebration (award ceremony, honoring or recognizing individual(s) or organization(s), milestone event, fair, carnival, family day, etc.)
Communication/Media (proclamation signing, press event, radio or television programming, op-ed, article or journal publication, book signing, blogging, etc.)
Education (townhall meeting, class, workshop, lecture or training for community and general public, policymakers, social service and criminal justice organizations, etc.)
Entertainment (concert, theater, comedy, movie, poetry, karaoke, dance, fashion show, etc.)
Health and Wellness (screening for substance use and/or mental disorder screening, smoking cessation, health fair, blood pressure or diabetes clinic, yoga, healing, retreat, etc.)
Rally
Is this event open to public?: 
Yes
Estimated Number of Attendees: 
250
Location
Is this a virtual event (taking place online)?: 
No
Is this event in the United States?: 
No
Address: 
North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery.
City: 
Vamcouver
Country: 
Canada
Zip/Postal Code: 
00000
Contacts
Contact Name: 
TV
Last Name: 
Montgomery
Address Line 1: 
North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery.
City: 
Vancouver
Zip Code: 
British Columbia
Phone: 
604 445 9299
Notification: 
Yes
Last Updated: 07/17/2017