Leslie

Leslie County Drug Abuse Council

 

Coalition Meetings

5 p.m. on the 3rd Monday of each month at the UK Cooperative Extension Service Office, 22045 Main Street #514, Hyden.
 

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 2154, Hyden, KY 41749.
 

Coalition Coordinator

Tom Vicinitvicini@centertech.com, 606-589-3069 (w), 606-416-1926 (cell)
 

Full-time Staff

Donna Hardin – Drug Awareness Council, 606-436-5761 ext. 7110, donna.hardin@live.com
 

Coalition Officers

 

Calendar



Leslie County News


Drug Czar to help ‘Celebrate Successes’

Drug Czar to help ‘Celebrate Successes’

America’s top official in the effort to reduce drug use and its consequences will help Operation UNITE recognize and “Celebrate Successes in Prevention and Education” throughout southern and eastern Kentucky at a luncheon on Tuesday, February 17. Michael Botticelli, acting director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), will join Kentucky’s Fifth District...

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Hayes Lewis has ‘project of month’

Hayes Lewis has ‘project of month’

HYDEN – A school project designed to counteract the effects of bullying at Hayes Lewis Elementary School in Leslie County was honored as the “UNITE Club Project of the Month” for October. This was the first year Operation UNITE has presented this award to highlight what students in the anti-drug school clubs were doing to make a difference within their school, community or county. For...

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KY fares well in new drug report

KY fares well in new drug report

A new national report shows Kentucky fares well compared to other states in the number of patients potentially misusing non-prescribed medications or abusing illegal drugs. Kentucky, “which has long been known as an epicenter of the national prescription drug epidemic,” was “noticeably absent” from the top 10 worst performing states in each of three categories studied, according to the...

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A reason to say no to drugs

A reason to say no to drugs

MT. VERNON – A new drug prevention initiative designed to provide youth another way to resist peer pressure to experiment with drugs was launched in Rockcastle County Tuesday, October 14. The “Give Me A Reason” program – a collaborative effort by the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (AHIDTA) and Operation UNITE – will provide free saliva-based drug test kits to parents...

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AmeriCorps having impact

AmeriCorps having impact

It’s all about service – to youth, to schools, and to communities across southern and eastern Kentucky. Operation UNITE’s Service Corps (AmeriCorps) initiative provides before and after school math tutoring and healthy choices programs to address drug prevention and nutritional education. Members also serve as sponsors for anti-drug UNITE Clubs and recruit volunteers for school-based...

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