Hartford, VT Overdose Awareness Candlelight Vigil

Date: 31/08/2023
Time: 06:00 pm
Location: Lyman Point Park
167 Maple Street
White River Junction, VT
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Individual
Name of Organisation:
Contact: Dottie Moffitt
Phone: 8022330039
Email: overdoseawarenessvt@gmail.com
Web: https://www.facebook.com/hartfordvermontoverdoseawarenessvigil

The evening begins with the opportunity to visit tables run by community partners who work with people with substance use disorders, people in recovery, and people who are unhoused. Narcan training and Narcan will be available. There will be speakers who share their journey from substance use to recovery, readings of original written work by Writers in Recovery participants, and stories shared by family members who have lost loved ones to overdose. The evening concludes with a candlelight vigil and a reading of the names of people lost to overdose.

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

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