Ideastream // Darrell Snipes Click the link below to view the video: http://www.ideastream.org/programs/ideas/local-family-turns-heartbreak-into-plan-to-stop-opioid-deaths The opioid crisis touches virtually every community, and yet the families of addicts often struggle to find the care that can make the difference between life and death. When Bill Ayars lost his daughter to heroin in 2016 at age 28, he…

Smart Business // By Mark Scott Bill Ayars wanted so much to believe that his daughter, Jennifer Emerald Ayars, could get it all figured out and conquer her addiction. “As a parent, I would tend to focus on the behavior,” Ayars says. “Just stop doing that. Go get help. Quit hanging around with those people.…