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Get Involved

Hold your own activity or event in your community. By bringing people together, even if it’s just a few friends, you can help achieve change and spread awareness.

See our Event Support Kit for tips on running your own event.

We’d love to help publicise and promote what you’re doing, so register your event today.

Attend an Event

Last year over 780 events were held in 27 countries around the world. View our archive of past events.

Help swell the numbers at a local event.

Post a Tribute

Remembering those who have died or who have suffered permanent injury due to overdose is a vital part of International Overdose Awareness Day.

If you would like to commemorate someone, please add your tribute.

Show your Support

Wear a badge, wristband or lanyard to show your support for International Overdose Awareness Day. Buy your badge, wristband or lanyard today.

Get Social

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and engage with the online International Overdose Awareness Day community!

See event listings, photos and receive up to date information on all things related to International Overdose Awareness Day.

Use the hashtag #OverdoseAware or #EndOverdose on your photos and posts to help build momentum for the day and spread awareness.


Subscribe to our International Overdose Awareness Day enewsletter to receive monthly updates from the Penington Institute team.

Donate to our campaign

International Overdose Awareness Day is unfunded. Consider supporting us with a donation. Every dollar makes a difference.

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The Overdose Instagram Page

Our Instagram page The Overdose Tribute remembers the people who have passed away due to overdose and gives their loved ones a chance to share pictures of them. View Instagram page
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Overdose affects everyone. From grieving families to spontaneous first responders, the impacts of overdose are far-reaching and fall indiscriminately.

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