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National Overdose Awareness Day Community Event

31 August 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Wa Chet Chén̓chenstway Kwis Ses Kxwúsem (We Support One Another When We Gather)  

For National Overdose Awareness Day, our community is invited to come together to honour those who have experienced an overdose or those who have lost a loved one to an overdose. 

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 | Xwmélch’tstn (Capilano) Field

Please email or call 604-982-7816 for more information or to register for transportation.


4:30 pm – Meet at Xwmélch’tstn (Capilano) Field for opening remarks and overview of activities
4:45 pm – Opening prayer and healing song
5:00 pm – Decoration of tribute board (please bring a photo of a loved one if you wish)
5:30 pm – Dinner
6:15 pm – Lived experience sharing
6:45 pm – Introduction to harm reduction and safe supply (including Naloxone training)
7:30 pm – Closing prayer


31 August 2022
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Squamish Nation