VOA receives nearly $1 million for recovery program

VOA receives nearly $1 million for recovery program

By Lydia Taylor, Spectrum News1MANCHESTER, Ky. — Sen. Mitch McConnel and Congressman Hal Rogers announced Tuesday, September 20, the Appalachian Regional Commission will award more than $950,000 to an organization to help expand substance abuse treatment in...

State officials honor those in recovery

Operation UNITE photo Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, seen on the steps of the Old Capitol, addressed those in attendance for the rally and presented Van Ingram, Executive Director of the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, with a proclamation declaring September...
Jill Decker

Jill Decker

Jill had a great childhood. She was an only child with great parents – raised with spiritual values and no reason to use drugs.  But, in high school, she felt awkward and defiant. She wanted the wrong people to like her and wanted to fit in.  Ultimately, she used...
Brandon Tomlison

Brandon Tomlison

He thought his childhood was normal. Afterall, it was all he had ever known. But Brandon Tomlinson grew up in an alcoholic home, and fighting was frequently seen.Brandon tried alcohol at age 10. By the time he was 16, he was smoking marijuana and taking pills.During...