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7th Annual Mercer County International Overdose Awareness
Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 05:30pm - 08:00pm
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Presented by: The One Voice Initiative

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Open to

  • Family Groups
  • Interested Individuals (All Supportive Mercer County Residents)
  • Vendors (Advocates, nonprofits, clinical and non-clinical supporters)

Registration is encouraged, all are welcome

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Event Details

This event is geared toward honoring, remembering, and supporting those lives that are touched by Overdose to increase awareness, prevention, and advocacy.

A free t-shirt will be provided to all those who register early for this event while supplies last.

Family Groups

This event is an opportunity to honor or remember lost family members or support family members in recovery. All are encouraged to bring personal items for a memorial display (examples include pictures, articles, shoes, jerseys, toys, instruments etc- all items will be picked up at the end of the event).

Individuals

All are welcome to attend,  and join in the memorial, to pay respects, to give support, or learn and gather resources

Vendor & Resource Tables

A range of  resource communities including community leaders,  first responders, and recovery, support, and medical associations  will be there to provide resources to the people who need them. If you or your organization would like to be a part of this effort, please contact the Mercer Council at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Evening Schedule

The resource fair will begin the event and be available throughout the evening. Participants can contribute to a memorial display, and write memories or remembrances in honor of loved ones. Small activities will be available for younger participants.

A brief program will follow, featuring local leaders, family members, survivors, and those in service fields who work with overdose.

The evening will conclude with a circle of remembrance- a lantern-lit area where family members and those who have lost loved ones, and those who are in recovery can share.

The vendor resource fair will be open throughout the evening.

Refreshments

Light refreshments and water will be available free of charge to the public

Location

Location Ewing Community and Senior Center
999 Lower Ferry Road
Ewing Township
NJ
08628
USA
(609) 883-1776
https://www.ewingnj.org/escc

Registrations are now closed

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Mercer Council on Alcoholism & Drug Addiction
1931 Brunswick Avenue
Lawrence Township, NJ  08648

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Email - mcada@mercercouncil.org
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