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Of the more than 72,000 preventable drug overdoses in the country in 2017, more than 47,000 involved opioids. International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held Aug. 31 each year to remember those gone too soon from overdose deaths.
Host or attend a vigil, learn about Naloxone, dispose of your unused meds, memorialize lost loved ones.
Put a free Warn-me label on your insurance card to start a conversation with your doctor about the risks of opioids.
Come face to face with those lost to the opioid epidemic and the families who love them.
Show your employer the real costs of opioids, and get a free report on how they impact your workplace.
We can't bring them back, but we can honor them and continue to educate the public on the dangers of opioids.
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