top of page

FFA in the News

Community shows support for veterans (Santa Stroll mentioned in community news)

November 14, 2021


Local group focuses on children this holiday season: Olmsted Dates and Data, November 30, 2020

Akron Children’s Hospital’s Addiction Services offers outpatient visits

Akron Children's Hospital, May 14, 2020


Fighting for Alyssa Group Awards $71,000 to local groups fighting drug abuse

Akron Beacon Journal, June 3, 2019

PAL acknowledges generous friends: After school program gets $7,000 from donors

The Post/, January 26, 2019

The LCADA Way dedicates room to Alyssa Apostolakis

Medina Gazette, January 15, 2019


The .5k Santa Walk in Olmsted Township raised $8,000 to bring awareness, prevention and treatment for substance abuse, December 10, 2018

NORTHEAST OHIO Local groups receive $25,000 in funding

Akron Beacon Journal/, September 11, 2018

Memorial gift helps establish Addiction Services Program

WVIZ TV, June 8, 2018

New substance abuse program for kids, teens at Akron Children's

WEWS TV, June 7, 2018

Akron Children's Hospital starting addiction service program

WKYC TV, June 7, 2018

Akron Children's Hospital Launches Addiction Treatment Program

WKSU 89.7, June 7, 2018


Akron Children's Hospital's new Addiction Services Program to focus on prevention, June 6, 2018 

New substance abuse center at Akron Children’s Hospital gets major funding from grieving family to fulfill “Alyssa’s Promise”

Akron Beacon Journal/, June 6, 2018

Prevention is focus of Akron Children’s new substance abuse program

Akron Children's Hospital, June 5, 2018

Grants Supporting Recovery Center of Medina County

Medina Gazette, June 5, 2018


Fighting For Alyssa to donate $52,000

Medina Gazette, May 9, 2018

New Ronald McDonald House Akron is ready to welcome more families

Akron Beacon Journal, April 17, 2018

Akron Children's Hospital Honors Fighting for Alyssa

Akron Children's Hospital, Pediatric Chairman's Reception, Portage Country Club, October 25, 2017

Festival raises cash and kites

Medina Gazette, September 10, 2017

Cleaning up for a new beginning at old Medina Steak & Seafood

Medina Gazette, June 12, 2017

Know the risks: the tragic consequences of relapse

ideastream, April 6, 2017

Lea Heidman and Brian Malone interview

Wadsworth Community Radio, January 19, 2017

The LCADA Way seeks donations to help next step in recovery

Medina Gazette, December 24, 2016

Medina family fights heroin epidemic after losing daughter to overdose

Cleveland 19 News, December 1, 2016

Providing hope and a few beds for addicts

WKYC Channel 3, November 29, 2016

Fighting for Alyssa: One family's effort to confront opioid addiction (photos, videos), June 9, 2016

Prescriptions for opioids fall in Ohio, but addiction continues to kill at alarming rates, June 8, 2016


Ohio House of Representatives, House Insurance Committee, Proponent Testimony on House Bill 250 [PDF}

November 4, 2015

Heroin in the Heartland

60 Minutes, November 1, 2015

bottom of page