RESTORE to help courts address opioid crisis

RESTORE to help courts address opioid crisis

FRANKFORT — A new initiative to help Kentucky’s court system better address the state’s opioid epidemic was announced Thursday, April 11, 2019, by the Kentucky Court of Justice. RESTORE (Responsive Education to Support Treatment in Opioid Recovery Efforts) is a...
Kayla Parsons

Kayla Parsons

She was a member of the academic team at school with a score of 32 on her ACT and in church whenever the doors were open. Her father was a police officer. Kayla Parsons had a normal, middle class upbringing. She had no idea that the future would take her far outside...
Moving people from ‘crisis to career’

Moving people from ‘crisis to career’

SOMERSET – Success in taking clients from addiction to meaningful employment has garnered Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) national recognition. Due to the success of its flagship vocational training program – the Peer Support Specialist Academy – ARC has been selected...
Substance abuse, mental health forum held

Substance abuse, mental health forum held

MANCHESTER – Operation UNITE President/CEO Nancy Hale and Deputy Director Tom Vicini were among the panelists for a Substance Abuse & Mental Health Symposium held March 21, 2019, at Eastern Kentucky University’s Manchester Campus. Click here to view photos. The...
Drug czar discusses addiction recovery

Drug czar discusses addiction recovery

Lexington restaurant DV8 Kitchen has gotten national attention for helping people recover from addiction while working. That is why Governor Matt Bevin and President Trump’s drug czar, Jim Carroll, held a roundtable discussion there about recovery efforts. UNITE...