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Where to go for help

Perhaps the one bright spot in the opioid epidemic is that there are extensive resources for anyone seeking information and help. Here are a few:

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA’s website has numerous resources, including a treatment locator.

Narcotics Anonymous

Operation UNITE (southeastern Kentucky), (866) 90-UNITE (908-6483)

The Morton Center (Louisville and Paducah),

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This Courier-Journal article lists additional resources: 

These 15 Kentucky treatment centers received a total of $8 million in funding support from the Kentucky attorney general’s office:

Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky in Covington
Transitions in Covington
Mountain Comprehensive Care Center in Pikeville
WestCare Kentucky at the Hal Rogers Appalachian Recovery Center in Ashcamp
Independence House in Corbin
Pathways in Morehead
KVC Kentucky in Hazard
NECCO in Bowling Green
Kentucky River Community Care in Jackson
Hope in the Mountains in Prestonsburg
Ramey-Estep Homes in Ashland
Recovery Kentucky in Henderson
Chrysalis House in Lexington
Maryhurst in Louisville
Freedom House in Louisville

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