Lawrence County Champions/UNITE Coalition


Coalition Meetings

Quarterly on the fourth Friday of each month (February, May, August and November) at the Lawrence County Health Department, 1080 Meadowbrook Lane, Louisa.

Mailing Address

114 North Vinson Avenue, Louisa, KY 41230

UNITE Coalition Coordinator

Tonia, 606-889-0422 (w), 606-422-3837 (cell)

Coalition Officers


Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous meeting are held every Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Three Rivers Medical Center, third floor conference room, in Louisa.

Point of Hope

The coalition works to support Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center Point of Hope Community’s treatment and after-care programs by providing resource materials and assisting with transportation for participants. For more information about the Point of Hope Transitional Housing & Recovery Community contact Donald R. Setser, M. Min., at 606-638-2273 or

Lawrence County News

Scholarship deadline extended

LONDON – Operation UNITE has extended the deadline for seniors to apply for “I Am UNITE” scholarships to Friday, April 8. “The initial deadline was March 31, but with the number of school closings due to weather and sickness we wanted to make sure students had an opportunity to submit an application,” explained Debbie L. Trusty, UNITE’s Education and Treatment Director. Application...

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Support UNITE on #GivingTuesday

Operation UNITE is one of hundreds of nonprofit organizations across Kentucky participating in the third annual Kentucky Gives online fundraising event on Tuesday, December 1. UNITE’s focus for this year’s Kentucky Gives event is to raise funds for youth prevention and education initiatives – specifically Camp UNITE, school anti-drug UNITE Clubs, and the “On The Move!” mobile education...

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Regional coalition roundtables held

A total of 162 people attended six regional roundtables for representatives of UNITE Community Coalitions during October 2015. The roundtables were conducted in London, Somerset, Beattyville, Grayson, Prestonsburg and Hazard. To view photos from the roundtables click on name of the city. The roundtables were designed to let coalitions – many of which have new officers and members –...

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Personal stories of ‘hope in action’

WILLIAMSBURG – Throughout the week, participants in the 9th annual Camp UNITE engaged in fun activities designed to develop leadership and communication skills, promote teamwork and problem solving, instill confidence and trust, and let youth know they do not have to face difficult situations on their own. The underlying theme to camp – there is “Hope In Action” by remaining free from...

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‘Celebration’ event set for May 5

America’s drug czar will help Operation UNITE recognize and “Celebrate Successes in Prevention and Education” throughout southern and eastern Kentucky at a luncheon on Tuesday, May 5. Michael Botticelli, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), will join Kentucky’s Fifth District Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers and Wendy Spencer, CEO of the...

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