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KY launches website to help those in recovery find housing

KY launches website to help those in recovery find housing

By Phil Pendleton, WKYTFRANKFORT, Ky. (9-28-22) - State leaders say there’s another tool to help people suffering from drug addiction.Governor Beshear and others announced the formation of a new website - FindRecoveryHousingNowKY.org - to help people find housing, if...

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VOA receives nearly $1 million for recovery program

VOA receives nearly $1 million for recovery program

By Lydia Taylor, Spectrum News1MANCHESTER, Ky. — Sen. Mitch McConnel and Congressman Hal Rogers announced Tuesday, September 20, the Appalachian Regional Commission will award more than $950,000 to an organization to help expand substance abuse treatment in...

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State officials honor those in recovery

Operation UNITE photo Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, seen on the steps of the Old Capitol, addressed those in attendance for the rally and presented Van Ingram, Executive Director of the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, with a proclamation declaring September...

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BRIGHT Leadership announces 2022 class

BRIGHT Leadership announces 2022 class

Among those selected by Leadership Kentucky for the BRIGHT Kentucky Class of 2022 is Jamie Gilliam, supervisor of Operation UNITE's KY HELP Statewide Call Center.UNITE has been involved with the BRIGHT Leadership initiative since its inception in 2019.BRIGHT Kentucky...

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Congressman Rogers announces new District Director

Congressman Rogers announces new District Director

SOMERSET, Ky. –  U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced Carlos Cameron, a life-long resident of Jackson County, will serve as his new District Director for southern and eastern Kentucky. Cameron has been on staff with Congressman Rogers since 2014, first...

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Reducing opioid addiction rates in Kentucky

Reducing opioid addiction rates in Kentucky

Lawmakers and advocates discuss strategies for curbing a public health and social crisis By John Gregory Easy access to deadly fentanyl coupled with social disruptions caused by the COVID 19 pandemic resulted in 2,250 Kentuckians succumbing to drug overdoses in 2021....

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