Kentucky Drugs

heroin
3:47 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

NKY's plan to stabilize & reverse heroin epidemic

The report says "The impact of the heroin epidemic on NKY is unprecedented."
Northern Kentucky Drug Task Force

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 Northern Kentucky's Collective Response to the Heroin Epidemic, is expected to cost $4 million.

The problem:

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Prescription drop off
12:28 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Kentucky has more places to dispose of old prescriptions

If your medicine cabinet is overflowing with old or unused medications, you now have a place to dispose of them safely.  Kentucky now has almost 150 permanent prescription drug disposal locations in the state. 

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