Every year, on the 31st of August, the state of Ohio comes together to observe Overdose Awareness Day. This sad event reminds us of the devastating consequences of substance abuse and addiction. It serves as a reminder of the immense toll they have taken on individuals, families, and communities in the state. Today is a day to honor those who died from an overdose. It is also a day to raise awareness about the opioid crisis. Additionally, it is a day to help those battling addiction through education and support.