Overdose Awareness Day – Ottawa

Date & Time

  • Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Details
Event Description: 
National Overdose Awareness day is an event held every year to commemorate those who have passed due to problematic substance use and those who still struggle with addictive behaviours. It is an hour long ceremony with guest speakers discussing the challenges faced by those affected by addictions and a call out for broader support in terms of drug policy’s in our communities.
Type of Event: 
Communication/Media (proclamation signing, press event, radio or television programming, op-ed, article or journal publication, book signing, blogging, etc.)
Conference (including substance use and/or mental disorders, treatment, recovery or related issues as a focus)
Education (townhall meeting, class, workshop, lecture or training for community and general public, policymakers, social service and criminal justice organizations, etc.)
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: 
Human Right Monument
City: 
Ottawa
Country: 
Canada
Zip/Postal Code: 
00000
Contacts
Contact Name: 
Hana
Last Name: 
Dykstra
Address Line 1: 
Elgin Street
City: 
Ottawa
Zip Code: 
00000
Phone: 
6133254227
Notification: 
Yes
Last Updated: 06/21/2017