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Witt selected for BRIGHT Kentucky class

Witt selected for BRIGHT Kentucky class

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7-19-21) - UNITE Treatment Referral Coordinator Jennifer Witt has been selected by Leadership Kentucky as a member of the BRIGHT Kentucky Class of 2021.Witt joins 40 other individuals, representing a variety of public and private sectors,...

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KY HELP featured on ‘Best of the Bluegrass’

KY HELP featured on ‘Best of the Bluegrass’

The KY HELP Statewide Call Center will be featured Wednesday, June 16, on "Best of the Bluegrass," which airs at 12:30 pm (EDT) on WLEX TV-18 in Lexington.Courtney Maynard, a Screening & Referral Specialist, will discuss the purpose of the Call Center, staffed by...

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Freedom returns to delight of children

Freedom, the Operation UNITE Eagle mascot, made his return from COVID-19 quarantine at "The Good Continues" celebration at Rawlings and Stinson Park in Manchester on May 27, 2021. In addition, UNITE showed off the upgraded mobile classroom, used primarily for the "On...

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2 regional SHND camps offered

Operation UNITE will offer in-person Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball skills camps for youth throughout southern and eastern Kentucky on Monday, June 7, and Thursday, June 10.Former University of Kentucky point guard and four-time All-SEC Academic Team member Jarrod...

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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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