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International Overdose Awareness Day: Daytime Event (Victoria)

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August 31, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


International Overdose Awareness Day events will be taking place on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at #1 Centennial Square, Victoria, BC. The daytime event runs from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. There will be resource booths, a community BBQ, free and confidential drug checking, a mass naloxone training event, memorial activity and live music.

A candlelight memorial will take place on the same day at 7 p.m. at St. John the Divine Anglican Church (1611 Quadra Street). Click here for more information.

For more information about this International Overdose Awareness Day event, please contact Shane Calder at 250.384.2366 or



August 31, 2019
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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South Island Community Overdose Response Network
International Overdose Awareness Day


#1 Centennial Square
1 Centennial Square
Victoria, BC V8W 1N9 Canada
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