International Overdose Awareness Day

I recently only found out about this day of awareness by a flier & purple flowers that caught my eye.. I saw this in, of all places, Lakefield Ontario.. Population 2,753.

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have died or had a permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.

International Overdose Awareness Day spreads the message that overdose death is preventable. Thousands of people die each year from drug overdose. They come from all walks of life.

This is kind of important for mecuz when my mental health was bad.. this was my consistent choice of dealing, or rather not dealing with mybisdues..

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