Aug. 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. See local events happening below. FAQ's below!
Wednesday, August 9 - Saturday, August 12 - daily from 5 pm - 10 pm
Missoula County Fairgrounds
The Missoula Prescription Drug Task Force will be at the fair. Learn ways to prevent and respond to overdose. Make a tribute to someone you have lost to the overdose epidemic.
Wednesday, August 30, 11 am - 2 pm
The Missoula Prescription Drug Task Force will be Out to Lunch at Caras Park from 11 am - 2 pm. Learn ways to prevent and respond to overdose. Make a tribute to someone you have lost to the overdose epidemic.
Thursday, August 31, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Missoula Public Library, Inside the Front Doors
Free information and supplies (Narcan, fentanyl test strips, disposal bags, etc.). You will have the opportunity to pay tribute to those in our community that we've lost to overdose and to help end fatal overdoses in our community!
Thursday, August 31, noon - 1 p.m.
Missoula Public Library, Cooper Space A 401
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.
Note: Free Narcan will be provided. No lunch will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.
Thursday, August 31, 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
In front of Main Hall
Free information and supplies (Narcan, fentanyl test strips, disposal bags, etc.). Help end overdoses in our community.
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.
Open Aid Alliance: 715 Ronan St, Missoula, MT 59801. The office is open 10AM to 5PM Monday-Thursday, closed on Fridays
Missoula City-County Health Department: 301 W Alder St, Missoula, MT 59802. The office is open 8AM to 5PM Monday-Friday
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