Overdose Awareness Day Events

International Overdose Awareness Day

Aug. 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. See local events happening below.

Overdose Reversal and Prevention Training

Wednesday, August 31, noon - 1 p.m.
Missoula Public Library, Cooper Room B 402

Learn about ways to combat the opioid overdose crisis in our community. In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day (August 31), the Missoula Prescription Drug Task Force will be holding a FREE Overdose Reversal and Prevention training at the Missoula Public Library (and over Zoom)
Note: Free Narcan will be provided. No lunch will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.
To attend: If attending in person, just show up. Please click here to register ahead of time if you plan on attending online.
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UM Students for Sensible Drug Policy will have a table with overdose information and free Narcan provided.

Overdose Awareness Day Film Screening and Discussion

Wednesday, August 31 @ 6 p.m.
UC Theater, University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive

All Nations Health Center and the Missoula Prescription Drug Task Force are hosting a FREE screening of the film Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy. Follow filmmaker Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers as she creates an intimate portrait of her community and the impacts of the substance use and overdose epidemic. There will be a panel discussion and Narcan training. To attend: No registration required

See a preview of the film:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmbaZdnpZkU

Main Hall Lighting, the University of Montana

Wednesday, August 31 @ 8 p.m.
Main Hall, the University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive

Join us to see UM's Main Hall turn purple for International Overdose Awareness Day. No fee or registration required to attend this campus event.

"The world’s annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind."

Time to Remember. Time to Act.

UM Pharmacy Students will be available to provide information about opioids and overdoses.

First Friday at The Center

Friday, Sept. 2
Western Montana's LGBTQ+ Community Center, 127 N. Higgins

UM Pharmacy Students will be available to provide information about opioids and overdoses.

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