Someone I Love is Aging… and so am I

Dublin, Ohio (September, 2018) On Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 6:30pm Syntero in collaboration with the City of Dublin will host an expert panel discussion to bring awareness to the opportunities available for older adults and their families. This presentation will be held at the Dublin Recreation Center (5600 Post Road) and is provided at no cost to the community. Special guests; Christina Alutto, Dublin City Council Member, Christina Nardecchia, Director of Volunteer Resources for the City of Dublin and Syntero CEO, Julie Erwin Rinaldi will provide insight on topics to include; Dublin’s Aging in Place initiative and access to resources and care needed to help aging loved ones. Following the discussion will be a Q&A to address any questions regarding older adult care.

Syntero’s commitment to older adults has remained constant for 40 years. As the communities continue to change, our services address the most pressing needs by being advocates of the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our goal is to help older adults achieve a greater quality of life and maintain as much independence as possible.
Syntero’s client-centered care provides support to those with specific aging related challenges linking them with effective resources.

Please join us as we help families, caregivers and older adults understand the resources available and how to access them. Registration for the October 17th Someone I Love is Aging… and so am I event at the Dublin Community Recreation Center you must call 614.410.4579. Deadline to register is October 15, 2018.

For additional information regarding Syntero’s Older Adult programs contact Stephanie Jursek, Dublin Older Adult Program Specialist for Syntero at 614.301.5645


Annual Report 2017

The mission of Syntero, Inc. is to advocate and support the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities by providing professional, compassionate behavioral health and social services that adapt to the changing needs of the community. Please read Our Story to learn more about how Syntero is making an impact on the communities we serve.

Just a Bit of Syntero 2017

We have broadened our agency footprint to three new geographical areas of Central Ohio- Delaware and Morrow Counties and Northeast Columbus. In 2017 our Intake Department served 11,027 unique calls of those seeking services at Syntero.

Our School-Based Teams continue to serve more and more Franklin County students, and recently began partnerships with eight new school districts in Delaware and Morrow Counties. As part of these services, 3,169 students received Signs of Suicide classroom education focusing on youth mental health and suicide prevention. Syntero’ s Upper Arlington School-Based Team received the 2017 City of Upper Arlington Community Safety Award for work in the Upper Arlington Schools.

In 2017, our Youth Mentoring Program provided services on behalf of 130 individuals.

Numerous new partnerships in 2017, including SourcePoint, the Dublin Arts Council, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, OhioHealth, Delaware-Morrow County Mental Health and Recovery Board and the Delaware County United Way have been the beginning of better serving needs for thousands of our neighbors.

Sara Harrison-Mills Awarded Delaware-Morrow County Mental Health and Recovery Board 2017 Helping Hands Award

Congratulations, to Sara Harrison-Mills who was nominated by the Delaware-Morrow County Mental Health and Recovery Board as a 2017 Helping Hands Award recipient. Sara was recognized for her work to meet the needs of children and families with school and community based programming in Delaware and Morrow counties.

Julie Erwin Rinaldi, Syntero CEO, Sara Harrison-Mills Director of Syntero Clinical Operations, Jodi Cannon, AEP and Syntero Board Chair