Somerville Family Aims To Turn Heartache into “Hope and Awareness” For Others.
The Somerville News Weekly Posted this article geared towards The Ryan Harrington Foundation's efforts to promote "Hope and Awareness" surrounding the stigma of addiction. "When we lost Ryan we were broken, we still are, but life keeps moving and so we must too, in a positive way for ourselves and for Ryan too," said Ryan's father Dave Harrington.
"The Only Person He Didn't Care About Was Himself"
Boston.com posted an eye opening article reflecting upon the Harrington family's struggles and efforts surrounding Ryan's addiction. This article is unfortunately representative of the fight experienced by so many individuals and families due to this disease.
The Ryan Harrington Foundation is hosting a "Night of Hope and Awareness" on June 3rd at Somerville High School. The event plans to host a group of great speakers with featured guest Chris Herren. This event is open to the public and encourages your attendance.
A Night of Hope and Awareness
The Ryan Harrington Foundation
following link shares "Chris reading a letter that he wrote to his
younger self and the result was a moving and powerful piece of self
reflection and resolve." Herren, Chris, "CBS This Morning: A Note To Self" CBS This Morning, Friday December 20, 2013 <www.theherrenproject.org>.