A Light to Remember – Carbon & Emery County Overdose Awareness Day Event

Date: 31/08/2023
Time: 07:00 pm
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Carbon & Emery Opioid & Substance Use Coalition
Contact: Ashley Yaugher
Phone: 435-636-3276

A Light to Remember will be held in Carbon & Emery Counties, and across the state, this year on International Overdose Awareness Day, August 31, 2023. These events seek to increase awareness about substance-related overdose, support people in recovery, provide education and support, and remember loved ones that we have lost.

The Carbon & Emery County event will be held at Huntington State Park. Event will include a meal from local Gettin’ Our Smoke On food truck, luminaries to commemorate loved ones, a remembrance wall, Naloxone education and kits, booths with local information and resources, and much more.

***Swag bags and meals will be provided to the first 100 attendees.

For the Carbon & Emery A Light to Remember information, visit:

Rides will be available for free from Price and Castle Dale. Rides from Price will be available, leaving at 6:30pm for a limited number of people (first come, first served).
Rides will also be available from Castle Dale, leaving at 6:30pm for a limited number of people (first come, first served).

The event begins at 7 PM and will end at 9:00 PM for clean up. Schedule of Events:
–Food and Event starts at 7:00 pm
–Naloxone Training at 7:30 pm
–Moment of Silence at 8:00 pm
–Luminary Lighting Ceremony at 8:30 pm

Brought to you by:
Carbon & Emery Opioid & Substance Use Coalition
USU Extension, HEART Initiative
Castleview Hospital
StepOne Service
Carbon Medical Service
Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness (USARA)
C.A.R.E Coalition
Four Corners Community Behavioral Health
Southeast Utah Health Department
Gettin’ Our Smoke On
Utah State Parks, Huntington State Park
Life Balance Recovery
Odyssey House of Utah

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

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