Kentucky Drugs http://wvxu.org en NKY's plan to stabilize & reverse heroin epidemic http://wvxu.org/post/nkys-plan-stabilize-reverse-heroin-epidemic <p>The task force studying Northern Kentucky's increasing heroin problem recommends a combination of increased police presence, legislation and prevention, treatment and recovery. The four-year plan to stabilize and reverse the epidemic, called <a href="http://drugfreenky.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Northern-Kentuckys-Collective-Response-Final.pdf">Northern Kentucky's Collective Response to the Heroin Epidemic</a>, is expected to cost $4 million.</p><p><strong>The problem:</strong></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 20:47:17 +0000 Ann Thompson 19679 at http://wvxu.org NKY's plan to stabilize & reverse heroin epidemic Kentucky has more places to dispose of old prescriptions http://wvxu.org/post/kentucky-has-more-places-dispose-old-prescriptions <p>If your medicine cabinet is overflowing with old or unused medications, you now have a place to dispose of them safely.&nbsp; Kentucky now has almost <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wvxu/files/permanent_drug_drop_map__list_%288-14-2013%29_0.pdf" target="_blank">150 permanent prescription drug disposal locations</a> in the state.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:28:02 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 16682 at http://wvxu.org Kentucky has more places to dispose of old prescriptions