Morgan County UNITE Coalition


Coalition Meetings

Noon on the 1st Wednesday of each month in the Fiscal Courtroom at the Morgan County Community Center, 450 Prestonsburg Street, West Liberty.

Mailing Address

450 Prestonsburg Street, West Liberty, KY 41472.

UNITE Coalition Coordinator

Carl, 606-330-1406 (w), 606-549-8144 (cell)

Coalition Officers


Committee Chairs

  • Court Watch/Judicial Review – Carol Sue Adkins, 606-743-4128
  • Education – Carolyn Bishop, 606-743-8352, 606-522-8152,
  • Faith-based – Mike Lindon, Morgan County Ministerial Association, 606-743-7202
  • Family Support – Morgan County Ministerial Association
  • Grant Writing – Irene Jenkins, 606-743-4169
  • Medical Advisory – Michelle Whitt, 606-743-3186 x270
  • Neighbors UNITED – Sharon Tharp, 606-743-7163 (h), 606-743-2887 (w),
  • Narcotics Anonymous – Paul Casteel, 606-743-4356
  • Youth Activities – Belinda Jordan or Joann Howard, Morgan County Community Center, 606-743-4995


Narcotics Anonymous

A Narcotics Anonymous support group meets every Monday at 6 p.m. at the Christian Church in West Liberty. For information call Paul Casteel at 606-743-4356 or

Morgan County News

SHND Camps begin June 14

Five free regional Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camps conducted by former University of Kentucky all-star Jeff Sheppard will be conducted June 14 through June 23. All school-age youth are invited to participate in any of the camps, hosted by Operation UNITE, at the following dates and locations: Week 1 • Tuesday, June 14, at Martin (Warfield) Middle School in Warfield. • Thursday, June...

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23 awarded ‘I Am UNITE’ scholarships

Twenty-three high school seniors have been selected to receive 2016 “I Am UNITE” scholarships totaling $34,500 for being champions for anti-drug efforts. Each scholarship is worth $1,500 toward post-secondary expenses. Funding for the scholarships comes from proceeds of the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit – the largest annual collaboration of professionals and advocates in the...

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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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