Defensive Action Against Drugs (DADD) Coalition
6:30 p.m. on the 4th Thursday of each month at The Aspire Center, 90 Airport Road, Monticello.
P.O. Box 802, Monticello, KY 42633.
UNITE Coalition Coordinator
Dawn Lang – email@example.com, 606-330-1420 (work), 606-682-2378 (cell)
- Chair – Ricky Kempton, 606-307-7401 (cell), 606-348-3160 (h), firstname.lastname@example.org
- Co-Chair – Georgia Burton, 606-348-7330 (h), email@example.com
- Secretary – Patricia Lay, 606-348-7168 (h), firstname.lastname@example.org
- Treasurer – Janice McGinnis, 606-348-4710 (h), email@example.com
A free Christ-centered recovery program is conducted each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Aspire Center. There are both men’s and women’s groups. For more information call 606-340-9362 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wayne County News
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
CARYVILLE, TN – Residents of southern and eastern Kentucky are invited to participate in a unique and massive prayer walk on Saturday, November 8. Sponsored by the Stand in the Gap Coalition (SIGCO) – whose mission is similar to the anti-drug organization Operation UNITE in Kentucky’s Fifth Congressional District – the “Stand At The Cross” prayer walk will take place at noon just off...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
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 “Operation UNITE collected unwanted or outdated drugs from each of the 42 drop box locations in our service region,” noted Dan Smoot, president of the anti-drug organization.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...Read More
Nearly 1 ton of outdated or unwanted medication was collected from 42 medication dropbox locations across southern and eastern Kentucky during the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s eighth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this past weekend. The 1,933.2 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter drugs filled 114 cartons. This total does not include any medications brought to other...Read More