KY HELP Call Center

1-833-8KY-HELP (1-833-859-4357)

Starting December 1, 2017, the KY HELP Call Center – staffed by Operation UNITE and funded by the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet – will connect individuals across the commonwealth to resources for substance use disorder issues.
The KY HELP Call Center was announced November 17 by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin. Read release.
Hours of Operation
The Call Center is manned Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (EDT).
Individuals seeking treatment for themselves or others – as well as family members who have questions or are in need of support – can call 1-833-8KY-HELP (1-833-859-4257) toll-free and speak with a specialist about available treatment services most relevant to their needs. All calls are kept confidential.
During non-business hours callers may leave their name and contact number and a specialist will be in touch.

Call Center Staff

  Mike Vance
  Alyson Salyer
Administrative Assistant
  Dakota Hunt
Outreach Specialist
  Courtney Maynard
Screening & Referral Specialist
  Lora Simpkins
Screening & Referral Specialist
Screening & Referral Specialist


Kentucky has the 3rd highest rate of overdose deaths in the nation.
The Help4KY Call Center is the latest initiative in the “Don’t Let Them Die” campaign to raise awareness for taking proactive steps to combat the opioid addiction crisis.
Help spread the message of hope on social media using #DLTD. For more information, visit Together, Kentuckians can break the cycle of addiction. United we stand. Divided we fall. #WeAreKY