The Aurora Chamber of Commerce is hosting a community drug awareness event on Saturday, April 22 from 10am-noon at the Aurora Inn. Attendees will learn about the drug overdose crisis, the addiction process, and resources in Portage County. Residents of Portage will also be able to receive a free naloxone overdose response kit through Project DAWN. Naloxone is a medication that can reverse an overdose caused by an opioid drug.
Speakers include representatives from the Aurora Police Department, Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County, Townhall II, and the Portage County Health District.
The Aurora Inn is located at 30 Shawnee Trail in Aurora. The event is free and open to the public.