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Overdose Awareness Day 2021

IN PERSON and ONLINE HYBRID EVENT

AUGUST 30:

WHAT: An Evening of Remembrance and Celebration

WHEN: Monday, August 30, 5-8:15pm

WHERE: College Park Baptist Church, 1601 Walker Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403 (Event will also be live streamed via these hyperlinks on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)

WHO: Erica Poellot, Director of Faith and Community Partnerships, Harm Reduction Coalition; Orisha Bowers, Regional Director, Harm Reduction Coalition; and other National and Local Harm Reduction and Faith Leaders

AUGUST 31:

WHAT: Beyond Naloxone, Mobilizing to End Overdose

WHEN: National Overdose Awareness Day: Tuesday, August 31, 6-8pm

WHERE: College Park Baptist Church, 1601 Walker Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403 (Event will also be live streamed via these hyperlinks on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)

WHO:

  1. Louise Vincent, Executive Director, North Carolina Survivors Union

  2. Maia Szalavitz, journalist and author

  3. Lelena Peacock, pain patient advocate

  4. Dr. Nabarun Dasgupta, Senior Scientist, UNC Injury Prevention Research Center and

Innovation Fellow, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

  1. Scott Proescholdbell, Injury Epidemiologist, Injury and Violence Prevention Branch,

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

  1. Jim Albright, Guilford County Emergency Services Director

  2. Dr. Elyse Powell, State Opioid Coordinator, North Carolina Department of Health and

Human Services

  1. Kathy Colville, President and CEO, North Carolina Institute of Medicine

  2. Anna Stein, J.D., M.P.H., Legal Advisor, Chronic Disease and Injury Section, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

  3. Dr. David Frank, Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing

  4. Jason Ortiz, Executive Director Students for Sensible Drug Policy

  5. Kassandra Frederique, Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance

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