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St. Joseph

 

Missouri

Activity: St. Joseph Overdose Awareness Day
Date: 31/08/2021
Time: 07:30 pm
Location: Civic Center Park
1100 Frederick Ave
Saint Joseph, MO 64501
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Buchanan County Opioid Taskforce
Contact: Nancy King
Phone: 816-236-1491
Email: nking@stjoemo.org

Join us for St. Joseph’s annual International Overdose Awareness Day
Tuesday August 31st, 7:30pm @ Civic Center Park 1100 Frederick Avenue, St. Joseph, Missouri
WE REQUEST THE USE OF FACE MASKS AND WILL ARRANGE SEATING WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING IN MIND

TImeline of Events:
7:45pm Mayoral Proclamation
8:00pm (after sunset) – Light Up City Hall Purple
8:05pm – Light Up the Night to honor loved ones lost (lights provided)
8:10pm – Open mic time for sharing inspiration and hope from overdose survivors as well as honoring those we have lost
to overdose

Activities:
– Memorial area to place photos or mementos of loved ones lost
– IOAD pins, masks, silicone bracelets, lanyards, and masks available for free while supplies last
– Educational booths with local resources for substance use disorders
– Information about Missouri’s Good Samaritan Law – Don’t Run, Call 911
– Narcan Distribution (free)

Call (816) 236-1491 for more information