Clermont County Public Health is hosting an Overdose Awareness Day on Thursday, August 31, from 5-8 p.m. at Batavia Township Park (1535 Clough Pike, Batavia, OH 45103).
“We want to bring together the many individuals and families impacted by addiction and remember those we have lost to overdose,” said Injury Prevention Coordinator and event organizer Brianna Wolken.
The event will include
Guests can get resources and talk to many treatment, recovery, and support agencies.
“In addition to remembering those we have lost, we also want families to know there are many resources available if they have a loved one living with substance use disorder,” said Wolken.
According to Public Health’s Overdose Fatality Review, there were 50 deaths in Clermont County in 2022 from drug overdoses. In 2021, there were 71 drug overdose deaths in Clermont County.
Other agencies participating include: