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Tagged: 8/31, addict, Addiction, breaking stigma, Community, community event, mental health, overdose, overdose awareness, overdose awareness day, Recovery, substance abuse recovery, substance use, wellness
August 31st is National Overdose Awareness Day. I’ve been seeing so many different events coming up and I wanted to try to make a list of the different events throughout CT. I have listed some, but definitely would love to hear other one’s that I am forgetting!
Fairfield CARES is hosting a vigil with speakers and tons of resources on Fri. Aug. 31 7-8PM at Sherman Town Green, Fairfield
The New Canaan Community Foundation is hosting their 2nd Annual Overdose Awareness Day Vigil with speakers and resources on Thursday Aug. 30 from 7-8:30PM at 6 South Ave, New Canaan.
FADE(Fighting Against Drugs Everywhere) is hosting their 4th Annual 5k Run/Walk for Overdose Awareness on Thursday, Aug. 30th from 5:45 PM – 9 PM at 100 Canal St, Shelton.
Today I Matter organization is gathering outside of Perdue Pharma in Stamford on Friday, Aug. 31st from 2-3PM holding posters of those who have overdosed.
Please comment below if you know of more events!!!
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Great, thanks for sharing! I will add any if I see anything!
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