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2024 IOAD Memorial

2024 IOAD Memorial

Planned as a partnership between the MA Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS), Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), and Boston Medical Center (BMC) this year's statewide IOAD memorial will take place from August 29 through September 1 at Liberty Mall on the Boston Common, across from the State House. On Thursday 8/29 we will plant 22,125 purple flags on the lawn at Liberty Mall in remembrance of the 20,000 lives lost to overdose in Massachusetts between 2012-2022. An additional 2,125 flags will represent that many overdose deaths in our state during 2023.

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24 Beacon Street
Massachusetts State House,
Boston, MA 02133
United States

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Brockton's 2024 Annual Overdose Vigil by Candlelight

Brockton's 2024 Annual Overdose Vigil by Candlelight

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Brockton Area’s 2024 Overdose Vigil by Candlelight will be held on Thursday, August 29th at Massasoit Community College in the Quad. Resources will be available starting at 6:00 PM, and the program will begin at 7:00 PM. Each year, the Brockton Area Prevention Collaborative collects photographs from community members across Massachusetts of loved ones who have lost their battle with substance use disorder. These photographs are compiled into a video slideshow in an effort to put a face to this disorder and help eliminate the stigma associated with it.

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1 Massasoit Boulevard
Massasoit Community College
Brockton, MA 02302
United States

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Weymouth: Overdose Remembrance & Candlelight Vigil

Needham's 3rd Overdose Awareness Vigil

Needham's 3rd Overdose Awareness Vigil

On Thursday August 29, from 6:30pm - 7:10pm, the Becca Schmill Foundation will be co-hosting Needham's 3rd annual observance of International Overdose Awareness Day. Needham’s observance will include speakers, a memorial flag display, resource tables and harm reduction materials to support community members of all ages. Everyone in attendance will have the opportunity to learn how to reverse an overdose with Naloxone. The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome.

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92 Rosemary Street
Needham Memorial Park
Needham, MA 02494
United States

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International Overdose Awareness Day Butterfly Release

International Overdose Awareness Day Butterfly Release

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In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day our annual butterfly release ceremony will be held on Friday 8/30/24. Each attendee will receive a live butterfly to set free or a wildflower seed paper. Please rsvp to the Facebook event or email [email protected] so we know how many butterflies are needed. All are welcome. International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held each year and aims to raise awareness in the community of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.

Address

1 John F Kennedy Memorial Drive
Braintree, MA 02184
United States

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Overdose Awareness Day Ceremony of Remembrance

Franklin: International Overdose Awareness Day

Revere Overdose Memorial

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2024 IOAD Memorial

Planned as a partnership between the MA Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS), Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), and Boston Medical Center (BMC) this year's statewide IOAD memorial will take place from August 29 through September 1 at Liberty Mall on the Boston Common, across from the State House. On Thursday 8/29 we will plant 22,125 purple flags on the lawn at Liberty Mall in remembrance of the 20,000 lives lost to overdose in Massachusetts between 2012-2022. An additional 2,125 flags will represent that many overdose deaths in our state during 2023.

Address

24 Beacon Street
Massachusetts State House,
Boston, MA 02133
United States

Event Date

Brockton's 2024 Annual Overdose Vigil by Candlelight

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Brockton Area’s 2024 Overdose Vigil by Candlelight will be held on Thursday, August 29th at Massasoit Community College in the Quad. Resources will be available starting at 6:00 PM, and the program will begin at 7:00 PM. Each year, the Brockton Area Prevention Collaborative collects photographs from community members across Massachusetts of loved ones who have lost their battle with substance use disorder. These photographs are compiled into a video slideshow in an effort to put a face to this disorder and help eliminate the stigma associated with it.

Address

1 Massasoit Boulevard
Massasoit Community College
Brockton, MA 02302
United States

Event Date

Needham's 3rd Overdose Awareness Vigil

On Thursday August 29, from 6:30pm - 7:10pm, the Becca Schmill Foundation will be co-hosting Needham's 3rd annual observance of International Overdose Awareness Day. Needham’s observance will include speakers, a memorial flag display, resource tables and harm reduction materials to support community members of all ages. Everyone in attendance will have the opportunity to learn how to reverse an overdose with Naloxone. The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome.

Address

92 Rosemary Street
Needham Memorial Park
Needham, MA 02494
United States

Event Date

International Overdose Awareness Day Butterfly Release

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In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day our annual butterfly release ceremony will be held on Friday 8/30/24. Each attendee will receive a live butterfly to set free or a wildflower seed paper. Please rsvp to the Facebook event or email [email protected] so we know how many butterflies are needed. All are welcome. International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held each year and aims to raise awareness in the community of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.

Address

1 John F Kennedy Memorial Drive
Braintree, MA 02184
United States

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