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Overdose Awareness Event Hosted in Downtown Bedford

Several organizations have joined together to host Bedford County’s first ever Overdose Awareness Event, An Evening of Healing & Hope on Aug. 31, 2022, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at The Square in Downtown Bedford.

A free community event is scheduled in observance of International Overdose Awareness Day, the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose and remember those who have died without stigma and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. In 2021, there were over 107,000 people who died in the United States alone from drug overdose. The event will focus on providing informa...


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