Nashville – Opioid Overdose Reversal (Naloxone) Training

This event will be held virtually on Zoom. Please register using the link on Eventbrite. Presenters Dustin Ritchie and Matt Brown serve as Regional Overdose Prevention Specialists in southern middle Tennessee working under a program funded by TDMHSAS. Get ready for International Overdose Awareness Day (August 31) by equipping yourself with the knowledge on how […]

Meeting People Where They Are: Urban TN Panel


Tennessee is a diverse state in many ways, and that requires unique approaches to statewide problems like overdose prevention and substance use disorder. Join us for a pair of panel discussions with community outreach workers representing four statewide programs. They will share their experiences working to prevent overdoses and save lives in Tennessee.


Lafayette-International Overdose Awareness Balloon Release

A time to remember the lives lost to overdose locally and worldwide. This event is hosted by Macon County Prevention Coalition and Macon Community Hospital. Region 3N Regional Overdose Prevention Specialists will provide Opioid Overdose Reversal Training. Contact: Suzanne Angel Phone: 6155881622 Email:

Lebanon- International Overdose Awareness in Wilson County

DrugFree WilCo invites you to join us for International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31st. “In Remembrance Of” cards displayed and shared of lost loved ones to overdose Proclamation presentation Recovery Program at The Journey Church How to get involved with DrugFree WilCo What you can do in the community – Upcoming events Naloxone Training […]

Elizabethton- International Overdose Awareness Day Rally

Please join Carter County Drug Prevention at the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library on 8/31 for Overdose Prevention Education, a Memorial for Loved Ones lost to addiction, Free Naloxone training and kits, Free Medication Lock Boxes, Free Medication Disposal, and Resources for Prevention and Treatment. Contact: Brooke Jones Phone: Email:

Sevier Co- Focus on the Family

Free Family Event! August 31st is set aside to remember those who lost their lives as a result of a drug overdose. This event will provide resources and educational materials to families with hopes of preventing more deaths related to substance misuse within Sevier County. Monty Burkes, Ph.D., Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance […]


Columbia- Memorial Tribute and Candlelight Vigil (UPDATED)

Light from the darkness will be hosting our 3rd annual candle light vigil for Overdose Awareness Day on August 31st at 6pm at the Memorial Building in downtown Columbia Please join us as we remember those who have lost their life to substance abuse and addiction and ending the stigma of drug related deaths. We […]


OakRidge- Tennessee Overdose Awareness Gathering


This event is to come together as family and friends to honor those we love who have passed from overdose…or the nature of….to also discuss thing we would like to do to get the community more involved. Contact: Rachel Purnell Phone: 8652756304 Email:

Knoxville Overdose Awareness


Naloxone training, Overdose awareness shirts, multiple speakers including overdose survivors and family members who lost loved ones to overdose followed by a memorial service to honor those we’ve lost to overdoses. Contact: Jessica Stanley Phone: 8654405598 Email:

Memphis- International Overdose Awareness Day Bell Ringing

6pm – Music & Rememberance 6:30pm – Guest Speakers 7pm – Bell Ringing Bring A Photo of Your Loved One #CanYouSeeMeNow Banners Will Be Displayed Narcan Overdose Prevention Training will be provided T-Shirts & wristbands will be available for sale Contact: Lisa Bobal Phone: 901-626-9685 Email: