Narcan Trainings to Save Lives + Candlelight Vigil On International Overdose Awareness Day

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BROOKLYN, NY (08/31/2021) (readMedia)-- Join Brooklyn Community Recovery Center for a day of action, including Narcan trainings and a candlelight vigil, to observe International Overdose Awareness Day.

With overdose deaths occurring at the highest rate in decades in New York City and across the country, learning to administer Narcan is the new CPR - everybody should know how to do this simple act in order to save lives. Trainings will occur throughout the day at 12 p.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.

Closing out the day of awareness at 7:30 p.m. will be a candlelight vigil to honor lives lost to overdoses, and highlight the epidemic within the pandemic.


Brooklyn Community Recovery Center, Phoenix House of NY|LI


 Narcan trainings and a candlelight vigil to observe International Overdose Awareness Day

WHEN: Tuesday August 31, 2021 at 12:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
WHERE: Restoration Plaza
1368 Fulton St.
Brooklyn, New York 11216

 About Phoenix House

Since 1967, Phoenix House New York has helped thousands of people overcome substance and alcohol use in order to lead healthy, productive, and rewarding lives. Phoenix House New York offers short-term and long-term residential, intensive outpatient, and general outpatient treatment. Phoenix House also offers treatment for co-occurring mental health disorders, medical, psychiatric, and dental services, and impaired driver programs. These services are designed to meet the individual needs of adults at various stages of recovery, including military personnel, and veterans. In addition, Phoenix House provides educational and supportive services to family members, friends, significant others, and the community.

Brooklyn Community Recovery Center provides information and referrals for substance use treatment, peer recovery coaching, and holistic wellness programs in support of long-term recovery. All are welcome!”