Thu, 31 Aug|
International Overdose Awareness Day @ HRVic HQ
Starts around 10:30am- 4pm ish. at HRVic HQ & NSP FREE Feed from 12pm FREE Naloxone & Overdose resonse Training from 12:30pm FREE Screening of "Smokey Devil" about an old school Canadian graffiti writer in Vancouver’s downtown Eastside , who uses his art to raise awareness of the overdose crisis.
Time & Location
31 Aug 2023, 10:30 am – 4:00 pm AEST
Brunswick, 299 Victoria St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia
About the event
THURSDAY 31st AUGUST is International Overdose Awareness Day and to celebrate the lives of the loved ones we’ve lost -add to our memory wall - and to practise the most important -but usually the most forgotten about - harm reduction tool we have in our arsenal: CONNECTION WITH EACHOTHER. Come and check out our new NSP and office, Send a 'Wish You Were Here" Memorial Photo postcard to your loved ones whove crossed due to overdose in our schmancy photoboof, get a FREE NALOXONE KIT and learn how to use it , maybe learn how to check your drugs with a reagent test (since we don’t have reliable lab testing in Victoria) from other people who use drugs , have a FREE FEED and chill out back and grab a beanbag and watch a movie in our new auditorium space on our big screen FREE . The movie is a doco called “ Smokey Devil- Underworld Street Reporter” about an old school Canadian graffiti writer in Vancouver’s downtown Eastside , who uses his art to raise awareness of the overdose crisis and other problems facing his community. Should be dope. FESTIVITIES START AT 12 noon. #seeyouthere #ioad23 #hrvic #doinitforourselves