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Stop Overdose Surrey: Connection Saves Lives

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Stop Overdose Surrey: Connection Saves Lives

Location:
City Centre Library, 10350 University Dr

Shannon Hall, Cloverdale Rodeo Grounds, 6050a 176 Street

White Rock Community Centre, 15154 Russell Avenue

Contact:

gpassmore@sourcesbc.ca

Category:
Community Hosted

Community:
Cloverdale

Presented by:

Surrey Overdose Community Action Team

Stop Overdose Surrey: Connection Saves Lives is a series of events happening across Surrey.

Events will be taking place at 3 locations from 5:30-7:30pm

  • April 30: City Centre Library, 10350 University Drive
  • May 7: Shannon Hall, Cloverdale Rodeo Grounds, 6050a 176 Street
  • May 23: White Rock Community Centre, 15154 Russell Avenue

Each of these events will provide information for the general public on how to be a part of the solution to the opioid overdose crisis.

Attendees will learn how to reduce the stigma and isolation that are driving the overdose crisis and how to have compassionate conversations related to substance use with family, friends and colleagues. Attendees will also hear Kajan Johnson’s story of perseverance and how he became one of a mixed martial arts star.

Take Home Naloxone kits and training will also be available.

Events are free, seating is limited, no registration required.

Doors open and dinner will be provided at 5:00pm.