Talking About Overdose

International Overdose Day: August 31

Publication Date: Aug 26, 2019

Time to Remember. Time to Act. 

International Overdose Day, August 31 of each year, originated in Australia in 2001. The event serves to commemorate those lost to overdose and increase awareness that overdose from prescription opioid pain killers or illicit opioids is preventable. 

Resources to Learn More about Prevention Overdose

ATTC Network: Taking Action to Address Opioid Misuse 

SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Kit

Surgeon General's Advisory on Naloxone