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International Overdose Awareness Day - Die In  (4131)

08/31/2012 12:30 PM - 08/31/2012 1:30 PM

Los Angeles chapter of A New PATH will be holding a "performance art" happening; "ROCK LIFE! Prevent accidental overdose!" This action is part of the national Moms United to End the War on Drugs campaign Please join us, bring photos of loved ones lost
to overdose and signs and participate! We will meet a few steps from the Chinese theater and the walk of fame stars of Michael Jackson and The Doors. We will be staging a "Die In" to bring awareness to those lost through accidental overdose. At exactly 1pm
The LA chapter of A New PATH (Parents for Addiction Treatment and Healing), the Drug Policy Alliance as well as members of other local advocacy groups will "Die" and remain “dead” on the ground for a number of minutes while the names of those lost are read...
WE DEMAND: Greater access to Naloxone for overdose prevention That ‘Good Samaritan” overdose legislation be passed at state and federal levels! That overdose victims be treated with dignity and humanity. That stigma be eliminated by treating drug overdoses
like any other medical emergency Please bring a photo of a loved one lost to overdose and join us in celebration of the lives of those who left too soon.

Location: Hollywood Blvd., outside of the World Famous Chinese Theatre

6801 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
United States

Sponsoring Organizations: A New PATH - LA; Drug Policy Alliance; Broken No More; Mom's United to End the War on Drugs, Paso Por Paso, Inc.,

Type of Event: Communication/Media
Other: Recovery Month Celebrates Int'l Overdose Awareness Day

Targeted participants for this year's event: 30

Primary Contact:
John Whitaker
PO Box 93162

Los Angeles, CA  90093

United States


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