Iowa Overdose Awareness Day Memorial

  • E 9th Street & Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50319
  • Presented By: Iowa Harm Reduction Coalition
  • Dates: August 31, 2018
  • Location: Iowa State Capitol
  • Phone: (515) 957-1252
  • Start/End Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Event Times: 7-:30 p.m.
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    The Iowa Harm Reduction Coalition (IHRC) will be hosting a memorial event for International Overdose Awareness Day. Iowans from across the state are invited to gather on the steps of the Capitol to remember and honor those affected by overdose.

    During the event, IHRC will be providing opioid overdose reversal training and information on upcoming advocacy efforts. Starting at 7:00pm, attendees will hear from families, friends, survivors, and allies affected by overdose. The memorial service will conclude with a candlelight vigil and space for collective community healing.

    All are welcome at this event.

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