News/Events

Syntero Partners with Genoa Healthcare to Provide Pharmacy Services to Clients

Syntero has collaborative partnerships with primary care providers to provide integrated care for shared clients through increased communication, shared outcomes and care coordination. Integrating mental health, substance use and primary care services produces the best outcomes and proves the most effective approach to caring for people with multiple healthcare needs.

Syntero is pleased to announce a new partnership with Genoa Healthcare, our on-site pharmacy provider. Genoa’s full-service pharmacy will enable Syntero clients to conveniently fill prescriptions on site, and even have prescriptions mailed at no cost. The pharmacy will be located at Syntero’s Dublin location, but is available for all Syntero clients. More information is available here.

Syntero Staff Member Shares Account of Personal and Client Empowerment

A new segment of Syntero’s podcast, Syntero Speaks, is available. In the latest segment of Syntero Speaks, Older Adult Program Coordinator Victoria Alexander, MSW, LISW-S, shares her journey as a Syntero employee—beginning as an intern, then eventually transitioning to a management-level position. She also discusses the support and culture that attracted her to the organization. Lastly, Victoria explains how Syntero’s Older Adult program empowers older adults to live independent, full lives, and helps those living in isolation. Listen to Victoria’s story and past segments here.

Syntero’s Older Adult programs include mental health and substance use disorder counseling, caregiver consultation, intensive home-based outreach and specialized support groups for widows/widowers and those with low vision. Learn more about our Older Adult programs here.

Syntero also partners with the City of Dublin for Forever Dublin, which provides resources for residents to make Dublin their forever home. Syntero offers one-on-one appointments with navigators, and also provides a variety of education sessions for older adults and their caregivers about important topics such as Medicare, Social Security, technology, housing, care giving and transportation. To make an appointment with a navigator, call 614.889.5722 extension 810. Learn more about Forever Dublin here.

Syntero Beat

In the latest edition of Syntero Beat, Syntero’s quarterly newsletter, Syntero CEO Julie Erwin Rinaldi discusses the agency’s focus on isolation and the loneliness epidemic. The new focus directly ties to suicide prevention, intervention and postvention—some of Syntero’s strategic priorities. Readers will also learn how Syntero has increased its community impact through its Delaware-Morrow County School-Based program, and other exciting initiatives. Click here to read the newsletter. To subscribe to Syntero Beat, visit www.syntero.org/subscribe.

Syntero Provides Safe Space for Gender Nonconforming Youth and Their Families

Syntero is happy to announce the launch of Celebrate Youth, a new support group for gender creative/diverse children ages 11 and under. The free, family-focused group is open to parents, caregivers and siblings, and will incorporate games and fun activities.

The launch event will be Saturday, March 28, from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM at Syntero’s Dublin location. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Syntero LGBTQ+ Program Coordinator Michael Eblin, MSW, LSW.

Catalyst Awards Sponsorship Opportunity

Syntero’s 29th Annual Catalyst for Positive Change Awards will be Friday, April 3, 2020, at the Makoy Center in Hilliard. This signature event recognizes outstanding high school students who exemplify Syntero’s core values of integrity, empowerment and innovation through service to their communities.

The event marks a significant milestone for high school seniors, parents and school administrators. This year, Syntero will honor students from 18 Central Ohio high schools. There’s still time to show your support for these inspiring youth by becoming a sponsor. Learn more about the event and sponsorship opportunities at here.