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‘Fight Fentanyl’ Forum – Corbin

‘Fight Fentanyl’ Forum – Corbin

2,250 Kentuckians lost their lives to an overdose in 2021. Fentanyl was involved in more than 70% of these deaths.Attorney General Daniel Cameron is leading an initiative – “Operation Fight Fentanyl” – where citizens across the Commonwealth, especially those living in...

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Hundreds gather for recovery solutions in Appalachia

Hundreds gather for recovery solutions in Appalachia

BARBOURVILLE, KY - Union College hosted the second annual Appalachian Gathering for Recovery Solutions on Thursday, March 9, 2023. Hundreds of people from Appalachia and beyond attended in-person and online, and over 20 organizations sponsored the event. Three keynote...

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Harlan County hosts educational summit on drug problem

Harlan County hosts educational summit on drug problem

HARLAN - Prevention specialists, law enforcement officials, treatment and recovery advocates from across southern and eastern Kentucky gathered at the Harlan Center on January 12, 2023, to discuss the ever-changing landscape of addiction and substance use disorder.The...

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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

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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