Leslie County Drug Abuse Council
5 p.m. on the 3rd Monday of each month at the UK Cooperative Extension Service Office, 22045 Main Street #514, Hyden.
P.O. Box 2154, Hyden, KY 41749.
Tom Vicini – email@example.com, 606-589-3069 (w), 606-416-1926 (cell)
Donna Hardin – Drug Awareness Council, 606-436-5761 ext. 7110, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Chair – Leroy Lewis, 606-672-2372, email@example.com
- Co-Chair – Teresa Dixon, 606-672-2901 ext 2307 (w), firstname.lastname@example.org
- Secretary – Phillis Combs, email@example.com
Leslie County News
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More