Overdose Awareness Day

Event details

  • Saturday | August 24, 2019
  • 5:30 pm
  • North Church

Saturday, Aug. 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. This day aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of addiction. Every day, in the United States alone, nearly 150 people will die from drug overdoses.

St. Francis Borgia’s Substance Addiction Ministry (SAM) will be available in the gathering space after all Masses the weekend of Aug. 24-25 to answer any questions you may have regarding this ministry. There will be votive candles and prayer cards available to assist with your prayers for Overdose Awareness Day. Thank you for your support.