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21 students awarded ‘I Am UNITE’ scholarships

21 students awarded ‘I Am UNITE’ scholarships

Twenty-one high school seniors in the Class of 2021 have been selected to receive “I Am UNITE” scholarships totaling $31,500 for being champions for anti-drug efforts in their schools and communities. “These scholarships honor youth – whom we call UNITE Ambassadors –...

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President Biden to address Rx Summit

President Biden to address Rx Summit

The Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit is honored to announce that President Joe Biden will address attendees of the 10th annual Rx Summit on Monday, April 5. The President’s remarks will be delivered via taped video message during the opening plenary period beginning at...

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to be held April 24

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to be held April 24

Kentuckians are urged to clean out their medicine cabinets by participating in the DEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, scheduled nationwide on Saturday, April 24, 2021, from 10 am to 2 pm."In 2019, we lost 1,316 Kentucky residents to overdose deaths, with...

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Attorney General donates $10,000 to flood relief effort

Attorney General donates $10,000 to flood relief effort

FRANKFORT – Attorney General Daniel Cameron has donated inaugural funds, totaling $15,000, to three Kentucky non-profit organizations.  Operation UNITE’s Flood Relief Fund will receive $10,000 to assist with needs in Eastern Kentucky resulting from heavy flooding last...

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Donations to assist with flood relief efforts

Donations to assist with flood relief efforts

Photo of Beattyville by Donnie Benton, via WYMT-TV As hundreds of families remain displaced and impacted by flooding in southern and eastern Kentucky, Operation UNITE has created a simple and reliable way for individuals to be a part of flood relief...

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KSP restarts Angel Initiative

KSP restarts Angel Initiative

FRANKFORT – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Angel Initiative is a proactive program designed to help people battle addiction. The program, available at all 16 KSP post locations, temporarily paused in April while the agency developed safety protocols in response to...

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Time for Kentucky to create ‘Recovery Ready’ communities

Time for Kentucky to create ‘Recovery Ready’ communities

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, substance use in Kentucky has been on the rise, exacerbating an already serious addiction crisis that has taken thousands of lives and impacted many more. In response, Rep. Adam Bowling has pre-filed legislation to...

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