International Overdose Awareness Day 2020

International Overdose Awareness Day 2020

13:24 31 August in Press Release

Of the more than 72,000 preventable drug overdose deaths in the country in 2017, more than 47,000 involving opioids. In Alabama, 835 preventable drug overdoses deaths occurred in 2017, with 419 involving opioids1. International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held Aug. 31 each year to remember those gone too soon from overdose deaths. Read more

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