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International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held Aug. 31 each year. It
is dedicated to remembrance, awareness, education and action that will help eliminate
overdose deaths. On Aug. 31 – and throughout the month – you can help 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:
Everyone can participate in IOAD with one of these activities: