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Overdose Awareness Day event at Maliseet Community Center

August 31, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31 and the Maliseet Behavioral Health Services department will be hosting an Overdose Awareness Day event at the Maliseet Community Center from 10AM-8PM.  The day will be filled with remembrance and awareness, to acknowledge those struggling with substance abuse, to support those in recovery, and to acknowledge the grief of the families left behind or impacted by substance abuse. There will be resources and information available, displays to honor those lost, guest speakers, a sacred fire, drumming, a candlelight vigil, a tribute walk around Clover Circle, and Narcan training.


10AM- Opening Prayer

Lighting the sacred fire

Light Breakfast

10AM-12PM- Drum making workshop


1PM-5PM- Drop-in/healing space/talking circle/supports available

Narcan training


5PM-8PM Drumming and singing stories of hope from those in recovery.

Candlelight vigil and walk around Clover Circle starting at 7:30PM to honor those who have passed.


Maliseet Community Center
568 Foxcroft Road
Houlton, 04730 United States
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