Sharing Stories of Love, Grief and Hope From the Opioid Crisis

The headlines are full of stories about the opioid epidemic: about doctors overprescribing pills, lawsuits against drugmakers and the astronomical cost to our social-services safety net. The obituaries are full of these stories, too, though few of them come right out and say so (the obituary on page 19 is one exception). Addiction is still […]

From grief to action:

Jenna’s Promise offers hope against addiction & stigma. In February 2019, 26-year-old Jenna Tatro died of a drug overdose at her family’s home in Johnson, Vermont. Now her parents, Greg and Dawn Tatro, have dedicated themselves to fighting opioid addiction and helping those who suffer with it. The Tatros have established Jenna’s Promise, a nonprofit […]

Building a Recovery Supportive Community

A Remarkable Accomplishment Unfolding in North Central Vermont! Join host Ed Baker and his trailblazing guests Daniel Franklin, Executive Director at the well-established North Central Vermont Recovery Center providing a very wide range of recovery support services to individuals seeking their pathway to recovery, and Dawn and Greg Tatro, Co-Director’s of Jenna’s Promise, a recently […]

Johnson family takes charge in fighting opioids

Greg Tatro remembers it feeling like “torture” watching his daughter struggle with opioid addiction. For six years, she was in and out of more than two dozen treatment centers across the country. “It’s like being on the worst roller coaster you could ever imagine, because when things are good, you’re up here and then all […]