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‘Run for Recovery’ to fight addiction, expand Shepherd’s House services

Shepherd's House will put on their 20th annual Run for Recovery on Saturday, July 27th at 8 a.m. at Keeneland.
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Morehead play aims to fight opioid addiction

A play premiering Friday night in Morehead is being put on to educate the community about Kentucky's opioid epidemic, while raising money for its victims.
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Lexington addiction recovery community will get federal dollars

Thursday, co-founders and board members of Lexington addiction recovery community, Voices of Hope, celebrated a federal grant with Congressman Andy Barr and Van Ingram, Executive Director for the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy. 
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City gets $2 million to fund opioid battle

Lexington has funds for additional weapons to use in the war on opioid abuse thanks to a $2 million federal grant.

Kentucky police program offers addiction treatment options

A police program in Kentucky allows community members struggling with addiction to seek help without facing reprisals.

UK grad student shares recovery journey, offers hope to others

A UK grad student, recovering from opioid addiction, helped found a non-profit, Voices of Hope, to assist others on their journey in recovery.
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Doctor receives grant, supplies county with overdose-reversing drug

Recently, Dr. John McDaniel was given nearly $70,000 worth of Narcan nasal spray to help fight the local opioid crisis.

U.S. Attorney General talks opioids in Lexington

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions paid a visit to Lexington Thursday to talk about opioids, in a state where it's a killer of a problem.
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Ribbon cut on Lexington recovery center expansion

An expansion to a Lexington shelter is giving 30 more women a place to sleep.

Kentucky to launch help line for opioid addiction

Kentucky is spending $500,000 to create a phone number people can call to get help with opioid addiction.
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Lawmakers, advocates host “Rally for Recovery”

Leaders in the fight against drug addiction, rallied in the state capitol today to bring awareness to the issue.
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Kentucky gets $10M grant to focus on drug addiction help

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services has been awarded a $10 million federal grant to help with the state's drug addiction epidemic.
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Rally4Recovery celebrates addiction-free life

Hundreds gather in Winchester to celebrate overcoming various addictions.

Lawmakers told opioid crisis ‘a public health catastrophe’

Kentucky's opioid addiction crisis was the focus of a daylong meeting by state lawmakers.
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Georgetown PD launches “Operation Hope”

Police in Georgetown have launched a new program to help those struggling with drug addition find treatment rather than be arrested.
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AG Beshear launches Opioid Disposal Program

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced the launch of a new program that will allow Kentuckians to safely dispose of opioid medications without having to leave their home.
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Lawsuit challenges Kentucky’s medical marijuana ban

Kentucky's criminal ban on medical marijuana is being challenged in a lawsuit that says its use could help combat the state's opioid addiction woes.
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HEROIN: A parent’s loss

Walt and Debbie Rains lost their son Zac to a drug addiction.
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POLL: 20% of people in Lexington know someone addicted to heroin

One in five people around Lexington know someone with a heroin addiction and use of the drug continues to increase.

Church looks to fight addiction with new program

A Georgetown church is trying to find innovative new ways to end Kentucky's opioid epidemic.

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