Morgan

Morgan County UNITE Coalition

 

Coalition Meetings

Noon on the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Morgan County Community Center, 450 Prestonsburg Street, West Liberty.
 

Mailing Address

450 Prestonsburg Street, West Liberty, KY 41472.
 

UNITE Coalition Coordinator

Carl Varneycvarney@centertech.com, 606-330-1406 (work), 606-594-8144 (cell)
 

Coalition Officers

 

Committee Chairs

  • Court Watch/Judicial Review – Carol Sue Adkins, 606-743-4128
  • Education – Carolyn Bishop, 606-743-8352, 606-522-8152, carolyn.bishop@morgan.ky.us
  • Faith-based – Mike Lindon, Morgan County Ministerial Association, 606-743-7202
  • Family Support – Morgan County Ministerial Association
  • Grant Writing – Irene Jenkins, 606-743-4169
  • Medical Advisory – Michelle Whitt, 606-743-3186 x270
  • Neighbors UNITED – Sharon Tharp, 606-743-7163 (h), 606-743-2887 (w), morunite@mrtc.com
  • Narcotics Anonymous – Paul Casteel, 606-743-4356
  • Youth Activities – Belinda Jordan or Joann Howard, Morgan County Community Center, 606-743-4995

 

Narcotics Anonymous

A Narcotics Anonymous support group meets every Monday at 6 p.m. at the Christian Church in West Liberty. For information call Paul Casteel at 606-743-4356 or kypilot913@yahoo.com.
 

Calendar



Morgan County News


Nancy Hale named President/CEO

Nancy Hale named President/CEO

LONDON – Nancy Hale, a long-time educator and current Co-Program Director of the UNITE Service Corps (AmeriCorps) initiative, will become President and Chief Executive Officer of Operation UNITE effective Monday, February 9. Hale succeeds Dan Smoot, who has been tapped to lead a new drug prevention/education initiative for Appalachia HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area). “I am humbled...

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Feb. 17 ‘Celebration’ event canceled

Feb. 17 ‘Celebration’ event canceled

Operation UNITE’s “Celebrate Successes in Prevention and Education” Coalition Awards luncheon scheduled for 11 am to 12:30 pm on Tuesday, February 17, at the Eastern Kentucky University Manchester Campus has been CANCELED due to the prediction of hazardous winter weather coming into the region. It will be rescheduled. Two of America’s top officials in the effort to reduce drug use and its...

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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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1,600 pounds of pills collected

1,600 pounds of pills collected

Residents across southern and eastern Kentucky brought 1,656.3 pounds of pills to drop box sites as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s 9th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. “Operation UNITE collected unwanted or outdated drugs from each of the 42 drop box locations in our service region,” noted Dan Smoot, president of the anti-drug organization. “Combined with the...

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