Narcan Party in Bangor

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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) A Narcan Party is being held in Pickering Square in Bangor.

The event is hosted by the health equity alliance and runs until 8 o'clock tonight.

Narcan is used to treat people who overdose on drugs.

The medication is being handed out to anyone who asks for it.

Organizers hope events like this will help end the stigma of people with drug addictions.

The party commemorates International Overdose Awareness Day and includes live music and food.