There is Hope – Help is Available

Operation UNITE works closely to support treatment and recovery programs throughout southern and eastern Kentucky, but realizes more must be done. Those confronted with a loved one who is dealing with a substance use disorder don’t always know where to turn for help. Below is a listing of programs that may be able to offer assistance.

Websites & Help Lines

Treatment Referral Help Line

Connecting individuals and families in the 32-county UNITE service region with treatment and support options – 1-866-90-UNITE (1-866-908-6483).

KY HELP Call Center

Connecting individuals and families in Kentucky with treatment and support resources for substance use disorders – 1-8338-KY-HELP (1-833-859-4357).

Casey’s Law

A website with details about Kentucky’s involuntary treatment act for those who suffer from the disease of addiction.

Angel Initiative

The Kentucky State Police Angel Initiative enables anyone battling a substance use disorder to obtain immediate assistance in finding a residential treatment program without fear of retribution.

On-Line Provider Directory

An interactive map offered by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services where you may select by county, health plan and provider type.

A real-time substance use disorder treatment availability locator and information center for Kentucky. Includes community mental health centers; private, non-profit, and faith-based treatment providers; and providers of medication assisted treatment.

A website by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) with information on thousands of state-licensed providers who specialize in treating substance use disorders, addiction, and mental illness.


Addiction Recovery Care

Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) operates a network of state-licensed Residential and Outpatient Drug & Alcohol Abuse Treatment Centers in Kentucky. ARC also offers a Peer Support Specialist training program and Crisis to Career training opportunities.

Chad’s Hope Teen Challenge

Located at Burning Springs in Clay County, Chad’s Hope Teen Challenge exists to provide men with an effective and comprehensive Christian faith-based solution to life controlling drug and alcohol problems in order to become productive members of society. Chad’s Hope Teen Challenge endeavors to help people become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well, and spiritually alive.

Recovery Kentucky

Recovery Kentucky centers help people recover from addiction and help them gain control of their lives to eventually reside in permanent housing.

WestCare Kentucky

WestCare provides substance abuse treatment services in eastern and central Kentucky. Programs include a treatment facility, jail ministry programs, community involvement centers, and sober living facilities.