Posted on August 18, 2021
August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day, the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, to remember without stigma those who have died, and to acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind.
The Center for Disease Control estimates that about 93,000 people died from an overdose in 2020, a nearly 30% increase in deaths compared to 2019.
This issue affects everyone of us, our friends and certainly our communities. In an effort to combat this epidemic, the legislature…