Sunday, September 9, 2018
For Tyler Vargo of Rossford, the downward spiral started with bunion surgery when he was 15.
Vicodin was prescribed for his pain. He abused it. First it was 5 milligrams, then 20, then 30 milligrams. Eventually it was 10 30s a day.
“Cigarettes tasted better, my mood was better, everything was better,” Mr. Vargo says.
The stories are often repeated inside Holland’s Racing for Recovery.
As an opioid epidemic continues to ravage Ohio, counselors at Racing for Recovery see, and try to save, many of its victims.