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Activity: International Overdose Awareness Day
Date: 01/07/2021
Location: Community Events held in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council Tas. (Inc)
Contact: Cathy Gibson
Phone: 03 6231 5002

Be a part of ending overdose. How many origami cranes can you fold?

1. FOLD A CRANE Time to remember, time to act
• Nominate a Crane Champion in your organisation to coordinate crane folding sessions and to attend International Overdose Awareness Day events
• Hold a crane folding session with friends, family, or workmates. How many can you fold?
• Be part of an artwork of origami cranes, by coming to an event in your region and placing your cranes on the artwork.
• Talk about overdose. Anyone can be affected, talking about overdose can save a life.
• Upload photos of cranes to social media #EndOverdose #OverdoseAware #IOAD2021 @OverdoseDay @atdctas

Free paper packs available from:
o ATDC, 175 Collins Street, Hobart
o City Mission, 48 Frederick Street, Launceston
o Anglicare Tasmania, 31 King St, Devonport
o YFCC, 129 Wilson Street, Burnie

2. ATTEND AN IOAD COMMUNITY EVENT And be a part of ending overdose in lutruwita/Tasmania
• Bring folded cranes to your local community event and contribute to the region’s artwork on 31st August 2021. Events will be held in Burnie, Devonport, Launceston and nipaluna/Hobart and will include crane folding, placing cranes as part of an artwork, talks and a minute’s silence to remember those we have lost to overdose.
• Haven’t folded a crane? Can’t fold a crane? We have you covered. Pre-folded cranes will be available on the day so everyone can be part of creating the art installation.

3. RAISE AWARENESS Share with your networks
• Change your Facebook Profile Frame.
• Add a banner to your email signature.
• Promote IOAD by using promotional materials available.

FOR MORE INFORMATION visit or phone Cathy on 6231 5002.