A handful of speakers talked Saturday during the Overdose Awareness Memorial Walk in Streator's City Park.
Chad Sabora, of St. Louis, the executive director of Missouri Network Harm Reduction and Recovery Outreach Center, spoke about his long-term recovery from past heroin addiction and about harm reduction.
Other speakers included producer Clint Filichia and Dusty Roads organizer Debbie Hallam.
Before the presentations, family and friends gathered for a walk around downtown Streator in memory of those who lost their lives to drug use.
The event also included a number of demonstrations, vendors and booths, educating the public on drug use.