Q’wemtsín Health Society will be hosting an event in observance of International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31st. The event will be held at Moccasin Square Garden from 10:00 am through to 1:00 pm with special guest speaker: Rockery Brady. There will be information booths, naloxone training, lunch and door prizes. Everyone is welcome to this free event!
Rocker Brady has been working with St’at’imc Outreach Health Services for over 3 years as a Peer Support Worker and within the last year as Team Lead for Harm Reduction. Through Peer Support Rocker works with individuals that are struggling with substance abuse and its on going effects. By having gone through addictions himself he knows how it feels to hit rock bottom which enables him to have a greater understanding with clients that are impacted by addictions.