Candlelight Vigil to mark International Overdose Awareness Day hosted by Fairfield CARES Community Coalition and the Fairfield Health Department.
Friday, August 28th at 7pm on Zoom - Please register your attendance here.
Resources, Testimonials, Music, Remembrance, Community, Understanding
All Are welcome
To see pictures from a past year's IOAD vigil in Fairfield, visit this link to a Connecticut Post Article and the video below. Download IOAD Factsheets here (select category International Overdose Awareness Day Fact Sheets):
Why do we observe International Overdose Awareness Day?
Listen to the song 'Sober' by Connecticut artist Jordan Meyer set to images from the Memorial Poster Project by Today I Matter, Inc. to honor those lost to substance use disorder:
Watch the short clip "One Decision":
For updated overdose fatality numbers in Connecticut, visit this interactive dashboard maintained by the Connecticut Department of Health on its page dedicated to Opioids and Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention.