In the spirit of bringing families and communities together, we deeply appreciate your ongoing support to ensure that the family voice continues to be heard through the lens of a public health crisis.
We invite you to stand with our growing circle of FSDP friends and global partners in our battle to empower families, restore health, and save lives
Please join us in commemorating International Family Drug Support Day (IFDSD) 2018 to support our families impacted by substance use.
Your tax deductible gift no matter how big or small will help us save more lives by changing the way our policies and society interact with our families.
The 1st National Family Drug Support Day was held on February 24, 2016--the anniversary of the passing of our good friend Tony Trimingham's beloved son Damien from a drug related overdose. Tony, the founder of Australia's Family Drug Support, partnered with FSDP to bring IFDSD to the United States in 2017 and the day has now become an annual international event to highlight the need for families like ours to not only be recognized and heard but to be supported and encouraged to speak about their concerns and their needs.
THIS YEAR'S THEME IS #SUPPORTTHEFAMILYIMPROVETHE OUTCOME
The objectives of the International Day are to:
In addition, the following issues will be highlighted:
Interested in hosting an event? Please contact Carol Katz Beyer firstname.lastname@example.org or Barry Lessin email@example.com for more information.
Thanks to all of the amazing participants who came out strong to make last year's IFDSD a huge success! We are excited to unite old friends and welcome new ones, as we invite everyone to host a gathering—large or small--and raise awareness in your communities. Watch and share the video below with an important message from Tony Trimingham.