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International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for personal stories, inspiring speakers, prevention resources, food and fellowship

Olbrich Park

Wednesday, August 31, 2022



Have you lost a loved one you want to commemorate? In preparation for the event: 

Pick up a blank sign and create a personalized tribute 

August 1 – 22 

Drop off completed signs before August 22nd

Pick up blank signs and drop off completed signs with messages to honor your loved one

Monday-Friday 9AM – 6 PM

Safe Communities’ Office

2453 Atwood Avenue, Suite 210, Madison


Signs to be posted along Atwood Avenue at Olbrich Park

August 23 – September 2

Questions: Contact Safe Communities at; (608) 441-3060


August 31
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Safe Communities
(608) 441-3060
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Treatment Key

Safe communities has complied a list of abbreviation definitions for finding the right treatment for you.

MAT: Medication for Addiction Treatment.
OP: Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends. individual and group therapy, these can include or not include MAT.
IOP: Intensive Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends individual and extended groups, 9-12 hours a week.
Residential: person lives at the facility for a period of at least 14 days, some last as many as 45 days.
PHP: Partial Hospitalization Program is a structured mental health treatment program that runs for several hours each day, three to five days per week.
DBT: Dialectical behavior therapy is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that integrates mindfulness techniques.