Save Tomorrow III – Time to Remember Time to Act

SAVE TOMORROW 3 – Time to Remember Time to Act

SATURDAY, 15th SEPTEMBER 2018 (3pm to 7pm)

In commemoration of

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD)

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD)

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a legal and illegal drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.

Goals:

To provide an opportunity for people to publicly mourn for love ones, without feeling of guilt or shame.

To give Community members information about the issue of fatal and non-fatal overdose.

To send a strong message to current and former drug users that they are valued and their addiction can be reintegrated

To stimulate discussion about overdose prevention and drug policy.

To remind all the risk of overdose

SAVE TOMORROW 3 was organized at the Pakistan Sports Board (Rugby Ground – Sports Complex Islamabad) on Friday, 15th of September 2018 from 1500 hrs to 1900 hrs. The activities were planned for the youth, majorly for the students from different educational institutions of Islamabad, who will represent their respective institutions and will participate with their counselors and families.

 

Rugby Match:

In collaboration with the Islamabad Rugby Team, a Rugby match between Islamabad & Punjab will be organized to promote sports and physical activity among the youth.

The winning team received trophy, while all the participating players received gold and silver medals

Collaborations & Sponsors:

The event was organized in collaboration with UNODC, Ministry of Narcotics Control, United States Educational Foundation Pakistan (USEFP), Serena Hotels and Pakistan Sports Board (PSB).

Sponsored by the Serena Hotels, PTCL, Nurpur, Walls Cornetto, Radio 1 FM91,

Media Coverage:

The event was covered by national and international media.

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