KY HELP Statewide Call Center adds evening, weekend hours

KY HELP Statewide Call Center adds evening, weekend hours

With a feeling of desperation and anxiety at not having been able to find help for her daughter, Karen conducted an Internet search and found a listing for the KY HELP Statewide Call Center.Within hours of calling the toll-free number (1-8338-KY-HELP), the Screening...
Michael Hicks

Michael Hicks

I came from a good home. My parents were sober, and I had a good, healthy family. Then, around age 13, I started hanging around kids in school that got into more stuff. I started smoking joints. It didn’t seem like a big deal.But I started to enjoy the feeling, and I...
Death toll from overdoses rose 49% in 2020

Death toll from overdoses rose 49% in 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 3, 2021) – Today, the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet and Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP) announced that the 2020 Overdose Fatality Report indicates more than 1,964 Kentuckians died from drug overdoses in 2020, a 49% increase in...
Witt selected for BRIGHT Kentucky class

Witt selected for BRIGHT Kentucky class

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7-19-21) – UNITE Treatment Referral Coordinator Jennifer Witt has been selected by Leadership Kentucky as a member of the BRIGHT Kentucky Class of 2021.Witt joins 40 other individuals, representing a variety of public and private sectors, from 27...