March 5, 2020

His Daughter Died Of An Opioid Overdose. So He Built A Treatment Facility In Her Name

Kevin Simmers tried desperately to get his daughter the help she needed to break her addiction to drugs, but he ran out of time.
February 24, 2020

Funeral service sees impact opioid epidemic has on families first hand

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — People who work in funeral service see the impact the opioid epidemic has on families who have lost loved ones to overdose and drug-related deaths.
October 21, 2019

The opioid crisis is forcing more kids into the foster system

West Union, Ohio — Four major drug companies reached a last-minute settlement Monday, avoiding the first federal trial in the opioid epidemic. The companies, McKesson, Cardinal Health, AmerisourceBergen and Teva Pharmaceutical, reached a settlement totaling $260 million with two counties in Ohio.
Community Conversations — Activity

A Place of Despair

How can we acknowledge and respond to the profound loss - understood expansively - experienced in the opioid epidemic? Participants will explore examples of despair and what our responsibility is to respond in the face of suffering.