Defensive Action Against Drugs (DAAD) Coalition


Coalition Meetings

6:30 p.m. on the 4th Thursday of each month at The Aspire Center, 90 Airport Road, Monticello.

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 802, Monticello, KY 42633.

UNITE Coalition Coordinator

Dawn Langdlang@centertech.com, 606-330-1420 (work), 606-224-4556 (cell)

Coalition Officers


Celebrate Recovery

A free Christ-centered recovery program is conducted each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Aspire Center. There are both men’s and women’s groups. For more information call 606-340-9362 or email celebraterecovery.wayne@gmail.com.

Wayne 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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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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