International Overdose Awareness Day vigil to be held at Indian Acres Tree Farm in Medford Aug. 31

Members of the community can share stories and remember those who lost their lives to addiction.

A vigil will be held at Indian Acres Tree Farm in Medford Aug. 31 to mark International Overdose Awareness Day.

The event will start at 6 p.m. at Indian Acres Tree Farm on Tuckerton Road in Medford.

Event organizers say the event will bring together members of the community to share stories and remember those who lost their lives to addiction.

Organizers also describe the event as one of “hope” where people can also discuss beginning to make a difference for people battling addiction and starting to change the conversation surrounding addiction issues and overdose prevention.