On a day when Nova Scotians are honoring loved ones who have died because of an overdose the provincial government announced they will be delaying the life saving naloxone distribution program. This program was one of the few interventions that had a specific timeline in Nova Scotia’s Opioid Action Plan released in July. GPDOTS is… Continue reading While policy makers in Nova Scotia talk people continue to die
We would like to thank everyone who came out on July 22nd to lend their voice in demanding action on the opioid crisis or to learn more about GPDOTS advocacy. The more we can keep this issue visible the better and putting a human face the opioid crisis helps combat stigma.
GPDOTS is incredibly grateful for the support received from the annual Corey Zwicker Memorial Washer Toss. This year $1400.00 was donated to GPDOTS. This support funds our website, print materials, and advertising for our advocacy events. Thank you to Corey Zwicker’s family and all those who take part in this wonderful event.
Join us in creating awareness and advocating for action on the many facets of the opioid crisis. Bring a sign, photo of a loved one, or simply yourself to help us bring attention to this important public health issue. We will be located at Robie, Quinpool, Cogswell and Bell Road Intersection portion of… Continue reading Advocate For Action On The Opioid Crisis Event
The 3rd Annual Corey Zwicker Memorial Washer Toss took place on July 18th 2015 and raised $1000 for GPDOTS advocacy! Family and friends played in the washer toss tournament, then partied into the evening with DJ Darren Doucette. The perfect day finished off with Corey Zwicker’s memorial fireworks. GPDOTS would like to thank Corey Zwickers family… Continue reading 3rd Annual Corey Zwicker Memorial Washer Toss in support of GPDOTS a huge success!
Get Prescription Drugs off the Street Society recently returned from the Fed Up Rally in Washington DC which attracted over 1000 fellow advocates demanding a federal response to the opioid addiction and overdose epidemic. GPDOTS was a proud sponsor of the rally which ended with a march in front of the White House. See the… Continue reading GPDOTS returns from the Fed Up Rally in Washington DC