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Photos from Shoot Hoops Not Drugs camps available

Enjoy photos from this year’s Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camps with Jarrod Polson.
• Clay County High, June 11
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• Rowan County Middle, June 13
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• West Perry Elementary, June 17
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• Rockcastle County Middle, June 18
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• Whitley County High, June 20
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• Learn more about Shoot Hoops Not Drugs, click here

Pike HOFNOD draws hundreds of youth

Pike County drew hundreds of youth to its third annual Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs (HOFNOD) fishing tournament on May 20, 2019.
• Click here to view a Facebook video.
• Click here to learn about HOFNOD.

By The Numbers – April 2019

2019 Rx Summit

Click here to view coverage of the 2019 Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, held April 22-25, 2019, in Atlanta.

Camp UNITE 2019 Applications Available

The 13th annual Camp UNITE will be conducted July 23-26, 2019, at the University of the Cumberlands. Don’t miss out on the fun – as a camper, a youth team leader, or as a volunteer. Complete and return your application today.
Click here for details about Camp UNITE, download an application, or become a sponsor.

KY HELP treatment line available

Operation UNITE operates a statewide call center to help connect people in Kentucky with drug treatment and information about substance use disorders. The KY HELP Statewide Call Center is provided in conjunction with the Kentucky Justice & Public Safety Cabinet and the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy.

For more information call 1-833-859-4357 or visit the KY HELP Call Center webpage.

2019 “National Drug Control Strategy” released

The National Drug Control Strategy, which establishes the President’s priorities for addressing the challenge of drug trafficking and use, was released Thursday, January 31, 2019, by the White House Office on National Drug Control Policy.

Click here to read more and to download report.

“Opioids in Appalachia” Report

A report providing a better understanding how opioids are impacting parts of Appalachia differently, and how to establish communication best practices, was released in January 2018. Data for the report included focus group participation by folks in the UNITE service region.
Click here to download the 32-page report. pdf_icon_17x17