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
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
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
Thurs: CA Lawmakers, Experts Support Safe Consumption Room Pilot on International Overdose Awareness Day
Aug. 29 Press Teleconference: What Can Be Done to Reduce Skyrocketing Overdose Deaths?
Save a Life: Infographic
Harm Reduction Video: How We Can Prevent Overdose Deaths
DPA Twibbon campaign that allows people to change their profile pictures to show their support.