Lights of Hope Vigil in Port Jefferson honors drug overdose victims

On Saturday, Aug. 31, 2014, Dan’s Foundation for Recovery hosted the Lights of Hope Vigil in the Memorial Park on the Harbor in Port Jefferson, N.Y. The vigil recognized and honored local, deceased victims of drug overdose.  In addition to speeches by recovering addicts and Dori Scofield, the founder of Dan’s Foundation, Legislators Kara Hahn and Sarah Anker also spoke about preventative actions that can be taken through legislation to avoid drug-related deaths.