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Activity: Overdose Awareness Day 2021…A Day of Hope and Healing
Date: 21/08/2021
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Allen County Courthouse
715 S Calhoun St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Individual
Name of Organisation:
Contact: Andrea Schroeder
Phone: 2605576315
Email: overdoseawarenessday@gmail.com

Join us on August 21st for a day of healing and hope to honor our loved ones that we’ve lost to an overdose. Also, let’s celebrate those in recovery and what is being done in our community to prevent more tragic deaths.
Organized by:
Andrea Schroeder / Miriah’s Journey
Jennifer Hope / The Mom of An Addict
Theresa Garcia Juillerat / JAVA
More Details to come…
International Overdose Awareness Day (August 31st) and month is in August. This day provides an opportunity for us to reflect on practical ways to prevent overdose in our community. Overdose is preventable. Knowing the real facts about drugs and what to do when you see someone experiencing an overdose DOES save lives. IOAD events that aim to educate our communities about drugs can really help.Each year we lose thousands of people from drug overdose globally. Some survive but suffer a permanent injury, with devastating impact to their families and friends. Fort Wayne, IN and Allen county is not immune. You may have seen it; it has happened to people around you. Tomorrow, it could happen to someone you love. This is not an invisible issue.