Time: 11:00 am
Location: Pennsylvania State Capitol
Name of Organisation: Pennsylvania Opioid Command Center
Pennsylvania’s Opioid Command Center encouraged all Pennsylvanians to participate during International Overdose Awareness Day, celebrated annually on August 31, in remembering those who have lost their battle with substance use disorder.
International Overdose Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have died or had a permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.