Overdose Awareness Day Pop-Up

Date: 31/08/2023
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Ladysmith Shelter is located in the back parking lot of the Rialto apartment building downtown Ladysmith, on 1st avenue.
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Ladysmith Shelter
Contact: Sydney Ennis
Phone: 250-709-0495

A small area of pop-up tents will be located outside the shelter on the 31st for Overdose Awareness Day.
It will include a informational table with multiple resources to give out and to educate our community with, ranging from detox and treatment brochures to step by step instructional material for overdoses. There will be mock kits and diagrams made up for those who are interested in learning how to use naloxone/narcan
There will be also be a snack table located nearby for those who are hungry or in need.

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

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