Loss

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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.
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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.
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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.
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