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New York

Activity: Overdose Awareness Day
Date: 31/08/2021
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Straus Houses 225 east 27th street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue [In front of Community Center]
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Midtown Community Court
Contact: Anna Lifsec
Phone:
Email: alifsec@nycourts.gov

Services Offered:
Naloxone Training
Fentanyl Test Strips
PPE Distribution
Emergency Housing Resources
Benefits Screening
LGBTQIA+ Support
Mental Health Support
Substance Use Support
Vaccinations
Employment Services

Service Providers
Housing Works
Revcore Recovery Services
Project STAY
The LGBTQ+ Center
Fountain House
Ryan Health
Next Step – Project Renewal

Free food, merchandise and entertainment will also be provided. At 2:30 there will be a memorial service for those lost to overdose. International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. Time to Remember. Time to Act.