International Overdose Awareness Day 2020 event – August 14th

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Responding to an opioid overdose at home: administering naloxone, non-coercive aftercare, and radical love

Friday, August 14 at 5:00pm Eastern, Families for Sensible Drug Policy is privileged to join New Jersey Harm Reduction Coalition (NJHRC) co-directors Jenna Mellor and Caitlin O’Neil for an online overdose reversal training for families, followed by a discussion on harm reduction approaches to a caring for a loved one who uses drugs.

The event coincides with International Overdose Awareness Day, a global day of solidarity with friends around the world to spotlight a dialogue in love and remembrance, informed by harm reduction and human rights.

We will discuss non-coercive aftercare, advocating for your loved one’s right to health & dignity, and engaging in radical love. Participants can contact NJHRC after the training to request a naloxone kit and fentanyl test strip kit to be mailed to them via the NJHRC request line 1-877-4NARCAN.

To tune in at 5:00pm Eastern on Friday, August 14 to follow NJHRC on Facebook at facebook.com/njharmreduction, or message us for the link!

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