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  • Lenoir City

    Tennessee

    Activity: Candlelight Vigil
    Date: 31/08/2020
    Time: 07:00 pm
    Location: Fountain in downtown Loudon, TN
    504 Grove St, Loudon, TN 37774
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: The Prevention Alliance of Loudon County
    Contact: Victoria Cowell
    Phone: 865-816-8445
    Email: tpaloudonco@gmail.com

    On Monday, August 31 at 7 pm, we are hosting a candlelight vigil to admire the survivors, support the fighters (1 in 6 battle addiction in TN), and honor the taken. Wear purple, tie a ribbon on your mailbox or tree, place a purple wreath on your door, or come in person to our vigil. We will have live music, educational information, and activities and culminate with a candlelight vigil.

    Nashville

    Tennessee

    Activity: Day of Remembrance
    Date: 31/08/2020
    Time: 05:00 pm
    Location: 6030 Neighborly Drive
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Nashville Recovery Center
    Contact: Mitzi Dawn
    Phone: 6154242600
    Email: unicorn@nashvillerecoverycenter.com

    We are asking on social media for people to send names and pictures of loved ones they want remembered. The day of, we will read the names and add the to the IOAD wall of remembrance. We will also have some speakers and musicians.

    A limited amount of public can participate in person (50 with social distancing and masks) and we will live stream the event for those at home.

    Jackson

    Tennessee

    Activity: International Drug Overdose Awareness Day Narcan Training
    Date: 31/08/2020
    Time: 09:30 am
    Location: Zoom online event
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Jackson-Madison Prevention Coalition
    Contact: Kristen Wilson
    Phone: 731-694-0502
    Email: Kristen@jmprevent.org

    Learn the signs of opioid overdose and how to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug, Naloxone.
    About this Event
    Training available multiple times during the day that can be chosen at registration.
    Join us on International Overdose Awareness Day for a combination Narcan and Count It! Lock It! Drop It! training!
    Presented by Mark Mason, Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist for R6S, Southwest TN.
    Mark Mason is a Humboldt TN native. He has been with the Jackson Madison Prevention Coalition since April 2019 as the Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist (ROPS) of Region 6 South, covering all of Southwest Tennessee. His goal as a ROPS is to educate the public, medical community, law enforcement, first responders, those with Substance Use Disorders and their family on how to use the opioid overdose reversal drug Naloxone (Narcan). He trains and equips individuals with the life saving drug Naloxone (Narcan). Naloxone is a prescription medication used for the treatment of an opioid emergency such as an overdose or a possible opioid overdose along with always calling 911.

    Elizabethton

    Tennessee

    Activity: conversation about substance abuse
    Date: 31/08/2020
    Time: 07:00 pm
    Location: Zoom
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Carter County Drug Prevention
    Contact: Jilian Reece
    Phone: 4233428008
    Email: ccdpdirector@outlook.com

    Carter County Drug Prevention hosts a forum for anyone effected by or interested in learning more about and decreasing stigma around substance abuse. Panelists Rachel Roden of First Judicial District Felony Recovery Court, Sherry Barnett, Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist, Kim Crowder of Kingsport Family Recovery, Craig Forrester of Recovery Resources, Polly Jessen of Frontier Health, Scott Vaughn, Intuitive Reader and Energy Healer and Lisa Taylor, family substance abuse survivor will share stories and resources with participants.
    This event is part of CCDP’s “conversations” on hot topics series and being held in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day. .

    Carthage

    Tennessee

    Activity: Lights for Recovery
    Date: 24/09/2020
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: Historic Courthouse
    211 Main St. N
    Carthage, TN 37030
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: TN Regional Overdose Prevention Specialists; SCDPC
    Contact: Suzanne Angel
    Phone: 6155881622
    Email: Sangel.rops3n@gmail.com

    Candlelight Vigil and Naloxone Use Training

    Lebanon

    Tennessee

    Activity: Narcan Training
    Date: 31/08/2020
    Time: 01:30 pm
    Location: 102 E. Main Street, Rm 102
    Lebanon, TN 37087
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: DrugFree WilCo
    Contact: Michael Bare
    Phone: 919-698-2306
    Email: mbare@wcadctn.org

    Narcan training from our Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist for the 5 county area including Wilson County