International Overdoses Awareness Day

Date & Time

  • Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:00pm
Details
Event Description: 
On Thursday August 31st, 2017 at 1215 on the steps of the Alberta Legislature, Streetworks, along with the other Harm Reduction agencies will be hosting International Overdose Awareness Day. Since 2008, Streetworks has been hosting the event to first honor the lives of those needlessly lost to unintentional drug overdose, and secondly to raise awareness and reduce stigma surrounding this painful issue that affects people from all walks of life. There will be information booths, overdose prevention/naloxone training, a memorial wall and guest speakers beginning at 12:15PM
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.)
Is this event open to public?: 
Yes
Estimated Number of Attendees: 
100
Location
Is this a virtual event (taking place online)?: 
No
Is this event in the United States?: 
No
Address: 
10800 97 Ave NW
Address Line 2: 
Alberta Legislature
City: 
Edmonton
Country: 
Canada
Zip/Postal Code: 
0000
Website for additional information: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/183646335504884/
Contacts
Contact Name: 
Mathew
Last Name: 
Wong
Address Line 1: 
10800 97 Ave NW
City: 
Edmonton
Zip Code: 
0000
Phone: 
780-424-4106 Ext. 210/211
Notification: 
Yes
Last Updated: 07/20/2017