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Activity: Overdose Awareness Day Hamilton
Date: 31/08/2021
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Various locations (specific locations to be announced closer to the date) including the memorial to those who have lost their lives to overdose in the John and Rebecca Park (located at the corner of John St and Rebecca St)
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Hamilton Public Health, The AIDS Network, Keeping Six and Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre
Contact: Margot Corbin
Phone: 905-973-3748
Email: margot.corbin@hamilton.ca

The event will include a memorial to those who have lost their lives to drug poisoning that individuals can contribute to. There will be overdose response training and naloxone kits provided. Discussions around stigma will be promoted. There will be the opportunity for people to stand with one another in support of those who have lost loved ones to overdose/drug poisoning. The event hopes to also raise awareness of the issues surrounding the opioid epidemic including decreasing stigma.
**More details to be announced as they become available**