Camp UNITE goes Virtual for 2020

Camp UNITE goes Virtual for 2020

The 14th annual Camp UNITE is not being canceled – it will be held as a virtual experience in 2020. Instead of the typical in-person camp, Operation UNITE will feature three afternoons of on-line programming on Tuesday-Thursday, July 21-23. Sessions will include both...
Researchers: Hope is on the horizon

Researchers: Hope is on the horizon

Dr. Francis Collins & Dr. Nora Volkow Many clinical trials and research initiatives targeted to the opioid crisis have had to be placed on hold while our country focuses on responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the potential that awaits just over the...
Fatal Vision Marijuana training held

Fatal Vision Marijuana training held

LONDON – Recreational marijuana use has been shown to impair cognitive functions on a number of levels – from basic motor coordination to more complex executive function tasks, such as the ability to plan, organize, solve problems, make decisions, remember, and...
FDA commissioner holds listening session

FDA commissioner holds listening session

PIKEVILLE – Dr. Robert Califf, commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), heard concerns and comments about the growing prescription opioid epidemic during a visit to southeastern Kentucky August 18, 2016. “It’s obvious that this is...
23 students awarded scholarships

23 students awarded scholarships

Twenty-three seniors from 16 schools across southern and eastern Kentucky have been named “I Am UNITE” Scholarship recipients. This is the second year for the scholarships, valued at $1,500 each. Funding is provided by the UNITE Foundation through private donations...