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International Overdose Awareness Day Vigil & Rally (Vancouver)
August 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
This is a vigil to remember those who’ve died from drug overdose deaths
and pay respect to their surviving family, friends, partners, coworkers, etc.
The rally will be a peaceful presentation of tables set up with participants
from various active addiction social/medical services, as well as a variety
of social and support resources, including advocacy and support groups
from around the Lower Mainland.
Guest speakers will be from various addiction health and social services.
The goal is to share up-to-date resources and facts on drug policy changes,
overdose prevention information, support and social services available for
all walks of life affected by addiction and mental health issues in their lives.
Location: Vancouver Art Gallery, North Plaza