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International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held August 31 each year. It
is dedicated to remembrance, awareness, education and actions that will help eliminate
overdose deaths. Activities throughout August and on the 31st of the month can
raise awareness, memorialize a lost loved one, inspire change and save lives.
Invite people to a local gathering at a community center, library, park or other public space and offer a few of these activities:
Everyone can participate in IOAD with one of these activities: