Time: 10:00 am
Name of Organisation: HSE and Department of Health
Contact: Nicki Killeen
The HSE and Department of Health will commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day 2020 with an online event.
Special guest: Frank Feighan T.D., Minister of State for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy.
In line with COVID-19 guidelines, this year’s event will be held online. This virtual event will encompass the theme ‘Time to remember, time to act. This is more important than ever’
New awareness posters will be launched by the Minister as well as presentations from:
Dr Denis O’Driscoll, The Naloxone Demonstration Project
Dr Eamon Keenan, HSE National Clinical Lead Addiction Services
Clare Austick, Vice President for Welfare, The Union of Students in Ireland