Drug Policy Alliance Honors International Overdose Awareness Day

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Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—August 31, 2017. The Drug Policy Alliance is honoring International Overdose Awareness Day by providing the material below.

We Need to Prevent Overdoses and Save Lives. #EndOverdose

The Marshall Project

Trump Sells Snake Oil on Opioids Instead of offering real solutions to the epidemic, the president is race baiting. By: Maria Mcfarland Sánchez-Moreno, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, August 30, 2017

https://www.themarshallproject.org/2017/08/30/trump-sells-snake-oil-on-opioids?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter&utm_source=opening-statement&utm_term=newsletter-20170831-834#.2Mo19z6Ac

Huffington Post

Because Of The Drug War, There Is Virtually No Heroin Without Fentanyl In Many Places, By: Derek Rosenfeld, 08/30/2017 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/drug-war-no-heroin-without-fentanyl_us_59a6f72de4b063ae34daa40f

AlterNet

Can Drug Checking Help Solve the Overdose Crisis? It’s a crucial and potentially life-saving harm reduction intervention already well known in nightlife settings. By:Stefanie Jones, August 29, 2017– http://www.alternet.org/drugs/can-drug-checking-help-solve-overdose-crisis

Overdose Awareness Day Resources and Landing Page: http://www.drugpolicy.org/EndOverdose

Thursday in NYC: Funeral March to Demand Government Action on Overdose Awareness Day

http://www.drugpolicy.org/news/2017/08/advocates-hold-funeral-march-demand-government-action-overdose-awareness-day

Thurs: CA Lawmakers, Experts Support Safe Consumption Room Pilot on International Overdose Awareness Day

http://www.drugpolicy.org/news/2017/08/ca-lawmakers-experts-support-safe-consumption-room-pilot-international-overdose-awarene

Aug. 29 Press Teleconference: What Can Be Done to Reduce Skyrocketing Overdose Deaths?

http://www.drugpolicy.org/sites/default/files/Audio-Overdose-Awareness-Teleconference-2017.mp3

Save a Life: Infographic

https://www.facebook.com/drugpolicy/photos/a.10150420854369245.417985.7229514244/10155992849924245/?type=3&theater

Harm Reduction Video: How We Can Prevent Overdose Deaths

https://www.facebook.com/drugpolicy/videos/10155989799969245/

DPA Twibbon campaign that allows people to change their profile pictures to show their support.

https://twibbon.com/Support/end-overdose

Source: www.drugpolicy.org