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International Overdose Awareness Day
August 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Monmouth County Commissioners, and the Tigger Stavola Foundation are holding an Overdose Awareness Day event in Red Bank, NJ on Tuesday, August 31st. August 31st is recognized around the world as International Overdose Awareness Day. This event is designed to pay tribute to those who have lost their battle with substance use disorder and to support those who are doing all that they can to maintain their sobriety. The event will begin at the Tigger House, 93 Shrewsbury Avenue, Red Bank, at 3:15 p.m. where those who wish to do so can engage in a brief, community walk, to Riverside Gardens Park, 40 W. Front Street, Red Bank. At 5 p.m., at Riverside Gardens Park, there will be an Overdose Awareness Day Ceremony. Attorney General Andrew Bruck will be providing the opening remarks. Other speakers include Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey, County Commissioners, Senator Vin Gopal and representatives of the Tigger House Foundation. Pastor Terrence Porter, of Pilgrim Baptist Church, will lead those present in a prayer and moment of silence to pay tribute to those who have died from substance use disorder. This event is open to the public