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Dartmouth MA

Dartmouth Overdose Awareness Day – Together We Can

Date: 29/08/2024
Time: 05:00 pm
Location: Front lawn of the Dartmouth Town Hall Located on 400 Slocum Road Dartmouth MA at 5:00pm
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Dartmouth Advocates for Addiction Recovery and Treatment (DAART)
Contact: Deloris Joseph
Phone: 5089101851
Email: djoseph@town.dartmouth.ma.us

The event will have a speaker from the perspective of a sibling who has lost two siblings to drug overdose and from a member of Learn to Cope, which is a peer led support group for families who have loved ones who have or maybe experiencing issues with substance use disorder.

The front windows of Town Hall will be lit will purple lights. Family members, friends or anyone in the community will have the opportunity to write the name of their loved ones that they lost due to a drug overdose on purple lawn flags that will be placed in front of Town Hall. This event will also have resources and an opportunity for education and networking.

Overdose affects everyone. From grieving families to spontaneous first responders, the impacts of overdose are far-reaching and fall indiscriminately.

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