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  • Oakland

    California

    Activity: Annual International Overdose Awareness Day Event
    Date: 30/08/2019
    Time: 12:00 pm
    Location: HEPPAC
    Casa Segura Drop-in Center
    5323 Foothill Blvd.
    Oakland, CA
    94601
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: HEPPAC (HIV Education & Prevention Project of Alameda County)
    Contact: Roxanne Butterfield
    Phone: 510.473.7504
    Email: info@casasegura.org

    Join us Friday, August 30th (12pm – 3pm) as we remember those we’ve lost, recognize lives saved and honor our true community Life Savers.
    – Learn about how to prevent an opioid overdose
    – Visit our Casa Segura Drop-in Center
    – Share your story
    – Lift up our loved ones

    Van Nuys

    California

    Activity: Naloxone Training
    Date: 28/08/2019
    Time: 03:00 pm
    Location: Cri-Help, Inc.
    11027 Burbank Bd
    North Hollywood, CA
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Center for Living and Learning
    Contact: Maria Alexander
    Phone: 8184420915
    Email: alex@center4living.org

    Naloxone Training with a few spoken words on remembrance of those lost from survivors and friends.

    Tarzana

    California

    Activity: Naloxone Training
    Date: 29/08/2019
    Time: 11:30 am
    Location: 18700 Oxnard St. Tarzana, CA 91356
    Room 234
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc.
    Contact: Becca Phan
    Phone: 818 996 1051 ext. 3117
    Email: rphan@tarzanatc.org

    Join us for a free naloxone training and creative activity in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day.

    Please email rphan@tarzanatc.org to RVSP.

    Ukiah

    California

    Activity: International Overdose Awareness Day Vigil
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 07:30 pm
    Location: Alex Thomas Plaza, Ukiah, CA
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Individual
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Buffey Wright
    Phone: (707) 472-2610
    Email: wrightbu@mendocinocounty.org

    MCAVHN along with the support of Safe Rx Mendocino Opioid Coalition and other community supporters will be hosting a vigil on August 31st, 2019, for International Overdose Awareness Day. Please join us in remembering Overdose victims, their families, and their stories. On site counselors available. Naloxone/Narcan training.

    Eureka

    California

    Activity: HACHR’s 4th annual Overdose Awareness Day
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 01:00 pm
    Location:
    Public/Private: Private
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Humboldt Area Center for Harm Reduction
    Contact: Jessica Smith
    Phone:
    Email:

    Our event has a memorial wall, photo booth, speakers, food, music, overdose prevention training, and tabling by community partners. We host it in a space where our consumers can be without being harassed by police or bigoted community members. Our event is semi-private as we have a small but vocal part of the community that will come protest/disturb any event that we host. We advertise it as a private event for HACHR friends, supporters, staff, consumers, and community partners.

    oceanside

    California

    Activity: press release
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 08:00 am
    Location: 300 n coast hwy
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: city of oceanside
    Contact: peter weiss
    Phone: 7604353066
    Email:

    press release

    Hanford

    California

    Activity: Overdose Awareness & Naloxone Training
    Date: 29/08/2019
    Time: 01:00 pm
    Location: 460 Kings County Drive, Suite 101
    Hanford, CA 93230
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Kings County Behavioral Health
    Contact: Juan Torres
    Phone: (559) 852-2356
    Email: juan.torres@co.kings.ca.us

    As part of the International Overdose Awareness Campaign, the Kings County Behavioral Health Substance Use Disorder Division will hold a training to help the community:
    – learn about the types of overdose,
    – signs and symptoms of overdose,
    – measures that one can take to save the life of a person who is experiencing an overdose
    – Trainees will also be instructed on how to administer Narcan (Naloxone) and a free kit will be provided upon completion

    Santa Barbara

    California

    Activity: Community Walk & Beach Ceremony
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 04:00 pm
    Location: 403 East Montecito St Suite A
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Mission Harbor Behavioral Health
    Contact: Amanda
    Phone: 805 209 4433
    Email: contact@sbtreatment.com

    In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, please join us for a community walk and beach ceremony on Saturday, August 31st 4:00 PM. We will meet at Mission Harbor Behavioral Health, located on the 3rd floor of 403 E. Montecito Street in Santa Barbara, and walk to the beach. This is a free event for the Santa Barbara community to honor those affected by overdose, raise awareness, and acknowledge the grief felt by families who have been touched by drug addiction. Please wear purple and silver to show your support.

    Long Beach

    California

    Activity: International Overdose Awareness DAy
    Date: 30/08/2019
    Time: 09:00 am
    Location: 5190 Atlantic Ave
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Salvador Samora
    Phone: 562-428-4111 Ext 7174
    Email: gramirez@tarzanatc.org

    Overdose Awareness

    RIVERSIDE

    California

    Activity: Inland Empire Harm Reduction presents Overdose Awareness day
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 01:03 pm
    Location: Riverside Downtown Library, Auditorium
    3581 Mission Inn Avenue
    Riverside, CA 92501
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Inland Empire Harm Reduction
    Contact: Noah Geraci
    Phone: (951) 446-0983
    Email: info@ieharmreduction.org

    Join us August 31st from 1-3pm at the Riverside Downtown Library as we remember those we’ve lost and fight for dignity for the rest of us. We will be doing a Narcan training and distribution as well as a collaborative memorial, bring photos or mementos of your loved ones to add. WE ask that press respect the privacy of our community and contact media@ieharmreduction.org before attending, and we ask that law enforcement recognize the experiences of our community and do not attend in uniform and/or while working. *This event will have Spanish Translation available

    Eastvale

    California

    Activity: Social Media Campaign
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 08:00 am
    Location: 12363 Limonite Ave Suite 900, Eastvale, CA 91752
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: City of Eastvale
    Contact: Bobbi Hawkins
    Phone:
    Email:

    The City of Eastvale will be creating a social media campaign leading up to International Overdose Awareness Day. This will be comprised of different graphics with statistics given from our local public safety departments as well as the IOAD website.

    Los Angeles

    California

    Activity: Pop Up Naloxone Training for International Overdose Awareness Day
    Date: 30/08/2019
    Time: 12:00 pm
    Location: 1282 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90026.
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Homeless Health Care Los Angeles
    Contact: Kali Madden
    Phone: 310-592-8984
    Email: kmadden@hhcla.org

    FENTANYL IS HERE TO STAY
    As drug users and providers, it’s critical that we talk about safer fentanyl use in order to stay alive.
    Join us to learn more about fentanyl, test-strips, and how to use naloxone.
    #INTERNATIONALOVERDOSEAWARENESSDAY

    SANTA MARIA

    California

    Activity: Let’s Make A Difference
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Rod Rodenburger Park
    2725 Santa Barbara Dr
    Santa Maria CA 93455
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Let’s Make A Difference
    Contact: Danielle M Murillo
    Phone: 8057206986
    Email: jajujomom@gmail.com

    Information booths available:
    Fighting Back Santa Maria Valley, Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, AA, NA, Crunch Fitness Santa Maria, Santa Maria Police Dept with their D.A.R.E car, a CPR demonstration and much more.
    Raffle items, and goodies
    Memorial ceremony for those that have lost their lives to overdose at 2:00PM
    Bounce house for kids, baseball park available, BBQ pit for cook yor own, bring picnic lunch and lawn chairs and enjoy the day.

    Daly City

    California

    Activity: Third Annual Overdose Awareness Night
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 07:00 pm
    Location: Mussel Rock Park
    80 Menlo Ave
    Daly City, CA 94015
    United States
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Individual
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Jennifer Sisson
    Phone: 6505150891
    Email:

    Overdose Awareness , Speakers , Candlelight Vigil, Narcan training, Recovery Literature, Memorial

    Santa Barbara

    California

    Activity: International Overdose Awareness Day Memorial Event
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 01:04 pm
    Location: Signature Flight Support
    Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
    515 Marxmiller Place
    Goleta, CA 93117
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: SafeLaunch
    Contact: Janet
    Phone: 805-283-7233
    Email: info@safelaunch.org

    Join us for a special event to remember loved ones at the Santa Barbara Airport. Family members and friends are invited to paint their loved one’s name on 521DJ, an all-white Cessna aircraft, speak their name and ring a bell in their memory. Please bring a framed 8 x 10 photograph of the person(s) you are remembering for a special part of the ceremony.

    Los Angeles

    California

    Activity: International Overdose Awareness and Prevention Event
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 11:30 am
    Location: Temple Isaiah
    10345 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles Ca 90064
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Moms Against Drugs
    Contact: Debi Nadler/Juli Shamash
    Phone: 1-702-271-1666
    Email: juli@locs.com

    We will have various speakers who talk about their experiences parenting an addict, an ex user, speakers from the mental health fields, law enforcement to speak about warning signs that someone is using and to talk about the fact that one pill can kill, medication assisted treatment, and we will have booths giving people guidance to get medical help for treatment, low income treatment places, support groups for parents, free narcan kits and training, Fentanyl detection strips, medicine lock boxes and a prize drawing. We will also have a remembrance video and a picture wall of those we have lost to this epidemic

    San Diego

    California

    Activity: Remembering Lives Lost & Promoting Solutions to Overdose Crisis
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 09:30 am
    Location: Pioneer Park
    1425 Washington Place
    San Diego, CA
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: A New PATH (Parents for Addiction Treatment & Healing)
    Contact: Gretchen Bergman
    Phone: 619-670-1184
    Email: gretanewpath@cox.net

    Overdose training and naloxone distribution; add wallet-sized pictures to our Tree of Remembrance and sign loved ones name to our banner

    Sacramento

    California

    Activity: In Loving Memory
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Southside Park- T street between 7th and 8th
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Lighthouse of Hopeful Hearts
    Contact: Hillary Moyle
    Phone: (916) 420-8940
    Email: lighthouseofhopefulhearts@gmail.com

    In collaboration with other community representatives, a memorial rememberence including photographs, a sharing time, memorial rocks, bbq and educational opportunities. Also, an opportunity to be trained to carry Naloxone!

    San Luis Obispo

    California

    Activity: SLO County Overdose Awareness
    Date: 29/08/2019
    Time: 06:30 pm
    Location: SLO Main Library – Community Room, 995 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Individual
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Kim Lacey
    Phone:
    Email: sloevent@yahoo.com

    Please join us for an evening intended to help reduce the stigma of addiction and overdose. Activities include a tabling fair with local agencies sharing information about the services they offer to support individuals and friends and families dealing with addiction or overdose. There will be prevention and harm reduction information available, including a Narcan (Naloxone) training offered. We will conclude the evening with a non-denominational memorial ceremony to honor the lives that have been lost.

    Santa Monica

    California

    Activity: Overdose Awareness Day
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 4:00 – 7:00pm
    Location: Clover Park: 2600 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Individual
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Debbie (Aunt Debbie) Camp
    Phone:
    Email: auntdebbie713@gmail.com

    The event is a gathering for those affected by substance use disorder and overdose, to connect and build our community of healing. There will be activities, including Narcan training, Hands-Only CPR, art activities, acoustic music, a memorial program and more. Community partners include Painted Brain, Nowell Family Foundation, End Overdose, Jarrod’s Law and more. The event will be in a park in Santa Monica… bring a blanket and picnic and join us. We will be making a group tapestry dedicated to our lost loved ones… bring a picture of yours, if you would like to add it to the tapestry. We have changed the time to 4:00 – 7:00pm.

    Oceanside

    California

    Activity: IOAD Oceanside Pier Walk and Memorial
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: City of Oceanside Pier Plaza and Pier. Begins at the Pier Plaza and concludes with a Pier Walk and Memorial
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: GRASP
    Contact: Mike Robinson
    Phone: 817.676.1304
    Email: pmrobins11@gmail.com

    City of Oceanside Pier Plaza and Pier. Begins at the Pier Plaza with a few presentations and concludes with a candlelight Pier Walk and Memorial. Forth event since 2016 with approximately 250 attendees in 2018.