International Overdose Awareness Vigil

Submission Date: August 26, 2016

We invite you to join us as we remember and honor individuals who have lost their lives to overdose, and to the failed war on drugs.

When: Sunday, August 28, 2016

5:00 – 7:00pm

Where: Huntington Beach Pier

103 Pacific Coast Hwy

Huntington Beach, CA 92648

5:00pm – Gather at entrance of Pier

5:30pm – Press conference

6:00pm – Walk Pier and Remembrances

6:30pm – Candlelight vigil and return to gathering spot

Accidental fatal overdose is the leading cause of injury-related death in the U.S., and the leading cause of death among people who use drugs around the world. 129 people are dying each day in the U.S. from accidental overdose. We encourage sensible solutions such as increased access to overdose reversal medication naloxone & implementing Good Samaritan 911 policies.

Join A New PATH (Parents for Addiction Treatment & Healing) San Diego and Los Angeles, GRASP, Broken No More, The Drug Policy Alliance, Moms United to End the War on Drugs, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, Center for Living and Learning, SOLACE Foundation, Paso Por Paso, NORML Women’s Alliance and Orange County Needle Exchange Program.

For more information contact: PATH: 619-670-1184 or GRASP 714-865-7879

Join us at www.momsunited.net

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