International Overdose Awareness Day today – BayToday

‘Here in North Bay, the goal for us and for other events around the world is to bring remembrance to those that have been injured or died as a result of substance overdose’

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day with several online events planned all week.

Opening ceremonies take place at 11 a.m., with an online methamphetamine webinar on Wednesday, online Naloxone training on Thursday, and a live Facebook feed of Memorial Flower Planting on Friday.

Brooke Bertrand is a Registered Psychotherapist in the Addictions Program at the Community Counselling Centre of Nipissing.

She tells Country 600 that there are a couple of goals with International Overdose Awareness Day locally and around the world.

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