International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held each year on August 31, when thousands of people worldwide will stand alongside the friends and families of fatal overdose victims to reflect on those who have been lost.  The event is organized on the understanding that no one need feel shame or disgrace over a drug overdose. It allows all who have been affected by overdose a chance to publicly mourn and help the wider community understand that no one is immune to the tragedy of overdose. This event is where family and friends who have lost loved ones to overdose can participate in lighting a candle in remembrance. 

 

The Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Council of Orange County hosted a Virtual Vigil on Monday August 31, 2020 at 7pm to remember and honor all who have died from Overdose and to remember those who are still struggling.  

 

Thank you to everyone who participated and attended this event!

 

#ENDOVERDOSE #OVERDOSEAWARE 

 

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