Join Us in Supporting International Overdose Awareness Day in Calgary

August 16, 2023 | Alberta

Raising Awareness and Taking Action


As the opioid crisis continues to impact communities worldwide, it's crucial to come together, raise awareness, and take meaningful steps toward preventing opioid poisoning and overdose. This August 31, we invite you to join us at Central Memorial Park in Calgary, AB, to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day. This event aims to engage with community agencies in the Harm Reduction realm and shed light on the profound impacts of opioid poisoning and overdose.


Empowering Change-Makers


At CDI College, we're deeply committed to addressing the challenges posed by addiction and substance abuse. Our Addictions and Social Services Worker program equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to make a positive impact within groups and organizations that tackle these issues head-on. CDI College is proud to stand alongside our graduates and all individuals who dedicate their lives to supporting those affected by addiction.


Insightful Discussions


Prepare for thought-provoking discussions centred around the opioid crisis. Learn about treatment methods and discover practices that help individuals live with and overcome addiction.


Community Networking: Connect with fellow attendees, who are actively contributing to the field of addiction recovery.


Amplifying Impact


Participating in International Overdose Awareness Day reflects our deep-rooted commitment to supporting the incredible work of those within the addictions sphere. It is essential to broaden awareness about the ongoing opioid crisis and emphasize the significance of collaborative efforts to combat this pressing issue.


Empowering Change


Events like these play a pivotal role in training and empowering individuals who are passionate about making a positive change within the addiction and harm reduction space. Together, we can equip more change-makers to contribute meaningfully to this critical cause. CDI College is proud of the accomplishment of our students, graduates, and instructors from our Addictions and Community Services Worker program. This program was created to support communities and contribute to services that help people through challenging times in their lives. 


Taking Steps Toward Change


International Overdose Awareness Day serves as a reminder of the work that remains to be done in the battle against opioid overdose. By attending this event, you're not just raising awareness – you're joining a community of advocates, experts, and individuals dedicated to creating a world free from the grips of addiction. Join us on August 31 at Central Memorial Park in Calgary, as we commemorate those we've lost, celebrate progress, and commit to forging a brighter future.


Mark your calendars and stand with us in unity as we make our voices heard and take strides toward a safer, healthier tomorrow. Sign up for the event here; spaces are limited.


Click here to learn more about CDI College's commitment to creating positive change and explore our Addictions and Social Services Worker program. Together, we can make a difference.

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