Sylvania Area Family Services honored the 2016 Ray of Hope Awards recipients at a reception on October 26th. The honor-ees were: Sylvania Arts Commission, Toledo Memorial Park & Monument, Jane Larsen, Do-It Group, Designetics Foundation, Sister Barb Vano OSF, Dr. Milo Danzeisen, and Claire Kohler.
In America, 75 percent of heroin addicts got their start with a prescription opiate. Opioids are the primary cause of overdose deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine there were, “20,101 overdose deaths related to prescription pain relievers, and