Several groups gathered near Lake Temiskaming to network and talk about overdoses and the opioid crisis affecting communities across this region and province as part of International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31. Temiskaming EMS paramedic superintendent Trevor Neddo (left) stands beside equipment used to assist people experiencing overdose or poisoning situations in the region. He is pictured with TDSS Grade 11 Health Care class student Mia Bailey and teacher Thomas McLean. (Staff photo by Sue Nielsen)

Removing the stigma via Overdose Awareness Day

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES — Several groups came together on a blustery, cool day along the New Liskeard waterfront to recognize and remember those lost to drug overdoses…

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Removing the stigma via Overdose Awareness Day was last modified: September 7th, 2022 by Editorial Staff