This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. All are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
What to do in case of an overdose
City Council member Molly Clifford will sponsor a free community training session regarding heroin and opioid overdoses. The training will teach people how to identify signs of an overdose and how to administer Narcan to reverse the effects until emergency help arrives. All attendees will receive a free overdose prevention kit. The training will be conducted by Strong Recovery, a substance abuse and treatment group, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, at Charles Settlement House, 71 Parkway (off Lyell Avenue). Registration is requested because space is limited: 428-5982 or email@example.com.
Moore doc screens at Flying Squirrel
The Green Party of Monroe County will show the documentary film, "Where to Invade Next?" by Michael Moore at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 18. The film will be shown at the Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa Street.