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Lali-Palooza is BACK with our "Battle of the Bands" concert and fundraiser! This event was developed to bring the Chicagoland community together to acknowledge the opioid prescription pain pill/heroin addiction and overdose epidemic that has taken thousands of lives and is personally impacting thousands of families. Together we can turn the tide of this epidemic! Through creating awareness and offering solutions we are steps closer. Join us as we celebrate the power of community through honoring this important cause! Here's what YOU need to know:
Time: 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Stay for a few hours or stay all day! Feel free to bring blankets, lawn chairs, etc. while you enjoy the entertainment, food/beverages and spirit of the cause!
Location: Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake, IL
The Lake County Fairgrounds are located on the corner of Peterson and Midlothian Roads in Grayslake, Illinois. GPS systems sometimes have difficulty finding the exact location.
If using a GPS system, enter the following address: 19822 West Peterson Road Libertyville, IL (this is the old address of the farm, and will bring you to the fairgrounds)
Google Maps & Mailing Address: 1060 East Peterson Road Grayslake, IL 60030
Enjoy a taste of Lake County with an array of your favorite Chicagoland restaurants conveniently located at the event site! List to come!
Take a walk on "The Other Side"! Cool off with an ice cold beverage and meet the crew from northern Illinois' FIRST sober bar and nightclub, recovery services and treatment program.
Lake County Fairgrounds has plenty of parking close to the concert site!
Can be purchased here!
*Students and military attendees: don't forget to bring your ID for proof of status.
*Everyone else: bring your ticket with you for check-in on the day of the event!
Vote for your favorite band at one of our voting booths or using your mobile device on the day of the event! Votes will be auto-tallied using our online system. A winner will be announced and prizes awarded at that time. Each attendee will have the option to vote for 3 bands! Use your votes wisely!
To learn about how you can compete in front of a huge crowd for BIG PRIZES go to www.lali-palooza.org/bands.html. Prizes are up for grabs before the event as well! Only 10 bands will be competing - so sign up soon!
ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS & OPERATORS: Want to become a SPONSOR or donate a raffle/silent auction item?
Support this event and gain exposure to hundreds! We have FANTASTIC advertising opportunities for you. For questions and more immediate attention reach out to Bill Urbanus at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All About the Cause:
To learn more about the opioid/heroin epidemic's impact, meet Alex N. Laliberte in the video below. Alex is one of millions of people from various walks of life who have struggled with opioid/heroin addiction. And, like Alex, many of them lose their lives each and every day as the ultimate consequence. In fact, in the US 100 people die each day of a drug overdose. In Illinois, more people die from drug overdoses than car accidents. No one person is immune! Here's Alex's story:
When & Where
Live4Lali’s mission is to provide individuals, families, communities and organizations with awareness of the growing drug abuse epidemic and the importance of addressing mental health issues with compassion and concern to reduce the overwhelming stigma perpetuating this national problem. By offering our target audiences real life testimonies and evidence-based, strategic and effective drug use, abuse, misuse, addiction, overdose prevention and harm reduction education and support, we can provide them with the appropriate tools to seek help or encourage others to do so. We also link our knowledge and experience with science and policy, in order to have significant change and impact.
Live4Lali provides a range of services to the community that directly reflect our mission including:
Walk-in clinic for overdose prevention trainings, education, support and treatment navigation - OPENING MARCH 30TH.
Individual and family peer-to-peer support
Consultations with volunteer mental health professionals who provide screenings, assessments and referrals.
Providing community-wide implementation of comprehensive opioid awareness and overdose prevention strategies.
SIBLINGS STRONG our private online grief support group for people who have lost a sibling to a drug overdose - Facebook.com/groups/siblingsstrong
"LIVE4YOU" - School-based learning experience catered to 6-9th grade students, parents and school staff. Our presentations feature interactive social emotional learning, current, honest and realistic information about drugs and their impact, and powerful testimonies from individual who have been personally touched by drugs, substance use disorder and other mental health issues.
Community-focused learning opportunities via forums, panels and seminars utilizing subject matter experts and up-to-date information to shed light on a variety of drug trend and mental health-related issues concerning the public.
“Helping” profession education experiences via customized training programs which feature our professional team of experts for mental health professionals, social service agencies, educators, medical professional, law enforcement, legislators, businesses, professional associations and beyond.
Overdose prevention and harm reduction education to train opioid users and loved ones in the use of Naloxone, the opioid overdose antagonist, and a broad education on how drugs affect the brain and body, signs of use, intoxication and overdose, and how to appropriately respond to an overdose.
Support groups for parents, siblings and friends of loves ones struggling with substance use and for those who have lost someone to drug overdose.
Meetings for individuals in recovery from substance use and substance use disorder.
We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing FREE services, trainings and equipment to the public. Tax-deductible donations are appreciated.