International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have died or had a permanent injury as a result of drug overdose. International Overdose Awareness Day spreads the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable. From North America to Africa to Asia to Europe and Australia--there events and activities celebrated around the world. Thank you Santa Barbara volunteers, practitioners and friends for coming together today to recognize this evenings candlelight vigil is a "Time to Remember, Time to Act". If you or a loved one needs help, please call Recovery Fusion Santa Barbara’s Addiction Treatment today at (805)689-1256, or visit our website at RecoveryFusion.com.