Overdose Awareness Day

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International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on the 31st of August

each year. Its Purpose is to raise awareness of overdoses, reduce the stigma of

drug-related deaths and acknowledge the grief felt by families and friends.

Overdose Death is Preventable

Overdose Can Affect Anyone

We Need To Talk About Overdose

The Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service are holding an open day at

both Osprey House and HADASS on Saturday 31st August from 12-4pm.


This will be a chance for anyone over the age of 18 to come along and find out

what our service offers in terms of support and treatment.

There will be staff available on the day to offer information about:

How to access services

What supports/treatments are available

What community supports are available

What support is available for family/friends


Staff will be available for Naloxone training with our new product - Nyxoid Nasal Spray.


At Osprey House from 2-4pm there will be taster sessions of auricular acupuncture

available delivered by the team from APEX.

We have a new remembrance tree that will be available for people to leave messages

for loved ones.

At both venues refreshments will be available with a warm welcome!

Please contact the service if you would like further information - 716888.

We hope to see you pop along on Saturday 31st August between 12-4pm.

Osprey House - Raigmore Avenue Inverness (next to Ambulance Station)

HADASS - 57 Church Street (up the alleyway at the side of the Co-op)

Overdose Awareness Day Flyer

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