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Drug Court graduates ‘heroes of hope’

Drug Court graduates ‘heroes of hope’

By Janie SlavenCommonwealth Journal“Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.” — Martin LutherSix were honored during the Fall Graduation Ceremony for the 28th Judicial Circuit Adult Drug Court on Wednesday, October 16: Mark Calhoun, David Carroll,...

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Rogers to be honored for leadership

Rogers to be honored for leadership

Washington, D.C. (10-21-19) – Kentucky Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers, who has spearheaded congressional efforts to battle the scourge of opioid addiction, will be honored in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Oct. 23, by Mothers Against Prescription Drug Abuse (MAPDA).The...

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Morgan County Drug Summit

Morgan County Drug Summit

The theme for the 4th Annual Morgan County Drug Summit is “Let’s Speak About Drugs: Raising Awareness. Saving Lives.” This community event will be held Thursday, October 17, at the Morgan County Board of Education building starting at 6 pm. A program on...

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Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit moves to Nashville

Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit moves to Nashville

MALVERN, Pa. (PRWEB) – HMP, a leading healthcare event and education company, announced October 7, 2019, that the 9th annual Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit—the nation’s largest meeting addressing the opioid epidemic—will take place for the first time in Nashville,...

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BRIGHT panel discusses opioid epidemic

BRIGHT panel discusses opioid epidemic

Nancy Hale, president/CEO of Operation UNITE, moderated a panel called “Collaborating to Beat the Opioid Epidemic” at a BRIGHT Kentucky meeting in Corbin on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.The stop was part of a visit to the Cumberland Region (Corbin, Somerset,...

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‘Walk for Recovery’ all about hope

‘Walk for Recovery’ all about hope

FRANKFORT – September is National Recovery Month for people struggling with substance abuse, so hundreds of people gathered at the Kentucky State Capitol to walk for awareness.State officials, those in recovery, and recovery advocates – such as Operation...

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Free provider education summit offered

Free provider education summit offered

A free Provider Education Summit will be offered by Operation UNITE and the Kentucky River Rural Health Opioid Program (RHOP) on Thursday, September 26, on the campus of Hazard Community and Technical College.Entitled “Providing Hope to Our Communities,” this Summit...

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Philippine delegation visits UNITE

Philippine delegation visits UNITE

A delegation from the Philippines stopped by Operation UNITE’s office on August 23, 2019, to learn about collaborative prevention programs and initiatives, local coalition building, and the treatment efforts.The visit was part of a week-long professional exchange...

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Louisville to model treatment voucher program

Louisville to model treatment voucher program

Citizens Attacking Addiction (CAA), a community coalition serving the Louisville metro area, has plans to model UNITE’s Treatment Voucher program.Known as LIFT (Louisville Initiative For Treatment), the program – funded by private-sector donations – would...

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