International Overdose Awareness Day


August 28, 2023

ONE boxes are available locally at locations in Foster County.

Observed on August 31 every year, International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) seeks to create better understanding of overdose, reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths, and create change that reduces the harms associated with drug use.

The situation is especially severe in the US. In 2021, provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated there were 107,622 d...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.