Overdose Awareness Day Events in Missoula
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: 12 pm – Missoula Public Library (Cooper Room B 402)
6 pm – UC Theater, University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive
8 pm – Main Hall, the University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive
Name of Organisation: Missoula Prescription Drug Task Force
Contact: Leah Fitch-Brody
Missoula is holding three public events to honor International Overdose Awareness Day:
1) Overdose Reversal and Prevention Training
Wednesday, August 31, noon – 1 p.m.
Missoula Public Library, Cooper Room B 402
Learn about ways to combat the opioid overdose crisis in our community. In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day (August 31), the Missoula Prescription Drug Task Force will be holding a FREE Overdose Reversal and Prevention training at the Missoula Public Library (and over Zoom)
Note: Free Narcan will be provided. No lunch will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.
To attend: If attending in person, just show up. Please register ahead of time if you plan on attending online: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RP9MQNY.
2) Overdose Awareness Day Film Screening and Discussion
Wednesday, August 31 @ 6 p.m.
UC Theater, University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive
All Nations Health Center and the Missoula Prescription Drug Task Force are hosting a FREE screening of the film Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy. Follow filmmaker Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers as she creates an intimate portrait of her community and the impacts of the substance use and overdose epidemic. There will be a panel discussion and Narcan training. To attend: No registration required
3) Main Hall Lighting, the University of Montana
Wednesday, August 31 @ 8 p.m.
Main Hall, the University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive
Join us as to see UM’s Main Hall turn purple for International Overdose Awareness Day on. No fee or registration required to attend this campus event.