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Ohio company buys Rebound Recovery addiction centers

Ohio company expands into Lexington area.

Recovering addict says societal norms are getting better about addiction

In Lexington moves toward creating a healthier community during an opioid epidemic is on the forefront of community leader's minds.

Healthcare In Kentucky: Mental Health

Learn how UnitedHealthcare advocates for mental healthcare access through collaborative partnerships with Pathways and HealthFirst Bluegrass.

DV8 teaching others how to serve second chances

This week, a Lexington bakery is hosting a group of 14 people from across the country who want to learn to do what it does.

Lexington mayor holds first meeting for Opioid Advisory Council

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray held the first meeting for the new Opioid Advisory Council Thursday afternoon.

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.

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.

Lawmakers OK bill to steer more pregnant inmates into rehab

Bill to get pregnant inmates into rehabilitation centers to treat their drug addiction passed in House and Senate.

Louisville group to address addiction, mental illness issues

A Louisville group that is pushing for criminal justice reform for drug crimes and the mentally ill is hosting its first roundtable with local leaders.

Mercer County map reminds residents of presence of drugs

A map stands on an easel in the hall of the Mercer County Courthouse, littered with colored pins that represent people who are or have battled drug addiction.

More Newborns Hospitalized For Drug Addiction

The number newborns hospitalized for drug addiction in Kentucky has soared over the last decade.

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