Mercy’s Angels Among Us helps in opioid battle

More than 700 guests attended Mercy Health Foundation’s second Angels Among Us event, presented by US Acute Care Solutions. It raised $420,000 for the Mercy Health Opiate Addiction Initiative.

Erinn Starcher chaired the fundraiser.

The event honored the 2017 Mercy Health Angel Award recipients.

Speaker Sam Quinones, who wrote “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” discussed how a commitment to human dignity impacts the opiate addiction crisis. Recording artist Martina McBride provided entertainment.

Video of award winners:

One program Mercy Health Foundation and the Behavioral Health Institute are helping fund:

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) from Mercy Health on Vimeo.


Click on a thumbnail below to view photo gallery from the event.

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