Freedom returns to delight of children

Freedom, the Operation UNITE Eagle mascot, made his return from COVID-19 quarantine at “The Good Continues” celebration at Rawlings and Stinson Park in Manchester on May 27, 2021. In addition, UNITE showed off the upgraded mobile classroom, used primarily...
Morgan Jones

Morgan Jones

Hi, my name is Morgan, and I’m an alcoholic, addict, and ACA (adult child of an alcoholic). For as long as I can remember, I was always searching for a place to belong, to feel safe and comforted in. My parents are both alcoholic.I vaguely remember my childhood, but I...

2 regional SHND camps offered

Operation UNITE will offer in-person Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball skills camps for youth throughout southern and eastern Kentucky on Monday, June 7, and Thursday, June 10.Former University of Kentucky point guard and four-time All-SEC Academic Team member Jarrod...
Dominic Carton

Dominic Carton

My name is Dominic Carton, and I am a recovering addict. By the grace of a merciful loving God, February 19 marked five years of continuous sobriety for me. I don’t use the term “recovered” because I haven’t fully recovered from anything other than mind, body, and...
21 students awarded ‘I Am UNITE’ scholarships

21 students awarded ‘I Am UNITE’ scholarships

Twenty-one high school seniors in the Class of 2021 have been selected to receive “I Am UNITE” scholarships totaling $31,500 for being champions for anti-drug efforts in their schools and communities. “These scholarships honor youth – whom we call UNITE Ambassadors –...