Today is International Overdose Awareness Day

“International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.” –

Please click here to learn more about International Overdose Awareness Day.

According to recent statistics, the number of people getting behind the wheel while under the influence of opiates has skyrocketed in recent years. Click here to read more about sharing the road with opiate users.