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NKY Asks McConnell for Federal Help to Combat Heroin

NKY asks McConnell for federal help to combat heroin
FLORENCE – When a prescription drug abuse epidemic was sweeping through Kentucky just a few years ago, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Louisville helped bring federal attention and resources to the problem. Northern Kentucky now …
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Drug Court Participants Could Face Prison Time

Drug court participants could face prison time
The state Judicial Center, a branch of the state high court, has received a list of the drug court treatment program participants it requested from the county last month. Jessica St. John, a 30-year-old recovering opiate addict from New Albany, is one …… Continue reading

Grant Supports Discovery of New Uses for Existing Molecules

Grant supports discovery of new uses for existing molecules

Filed under: drug rehab treatment programs

The new initiative, led by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences and funded by the NIH Common Fund, offers the opportunity for researchers using pharmaceutical industry compounds to explore new treatments in a number… Continue reading

Special Courts Aim to Keep Vets Clean, Out of Jail

Special courts aim to keep vets clean, out of jail

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They are set up like drug courts, which offer people facing nonviolent drug offenses a chance to stay out of jail as long as they comply with court-ordered attendance at rehab and meetings. The… Continue reading

Smiles and Cheers as Drug Court Participants Attain Sobriety

Smiles and cheers as drug court participants attain sobriety

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The 21 — six juveniles — were honored at the Matheson Courthouse for successfully completing drug treatment. Each year, the Family Dependency Drug Court serves about 140 parents. The Juvenile Drug Court works with about… Continue reading