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UK receives $1 million federal grant to fight opioid crisis

The University of Kentucky College of Social Work received a little over $1 million in federal grants to help fight the opioid epidemic.
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NCAA awards mental health grant for UK athletes

Related to college athletes’ psychological well-being, mental health
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UK spokesman answers safety questions after bogus threat

Student reporters at the Kentucky Kernel told ABC 36 the bogus threat still has their classmates asking a lot of questions about their safety.

‘Let’s rise up and BUILD’

Thousands of people in Lexington are concerned about the city's well-being.

2 groups plan to merge to find homes for neglected youth

Kentucky's largest community mental health organization to merge with a city's children's residential treatment program.

Ex-UK board chairman on trial for rape has dementia

Mental health experts for the prosecution and defense say a former University of Kentucky board chairman who allegedly sexually assaulted a home care worker has a form of dementia that will worsen over time.

KPFC: Youth & Parent Conference

The Youth/Parent Conference began as an opportunity to educate, motivate and inspire teens and young adults with behavioral health challenges to learn how to advocate for themselves and become self-sufficient adults.

Exantus plans to introduce mental health evidence in trial

An Indiana man accused of murdering a 6-year-old Versailles boy was back in court Wednesday.

Judge orders competency evaluation in group home killing

A judge has ordered a man charged with killing a caretaker at the Kentucky group home where he lived to undergo a competency evaluation.

Kentucky lawmaker appointed to national task force

A Kentucky state lawmaker has been appointed to a task force of female legislators from across the country focusing on mental health and substance abuse policies.

Psychiatric-Mental Health Program – Frontier Nursing University 6-17

Meteorologist Eric Burke talks with Dr. Susan Stone, with Frontier Nursing University, about their new Psychiatric-Mental Health program.

Some push lawmakers to allow forced mental health treatment

State lawmakers have heard hours of emotional testimony about why mental health advocates believe the state needs a law allowing judges to order some people to get treatment.

Seven Counties, Centerstone pursuing partnership

Behavioral health care provider Seven Counties Services is planning to join with Centerstone, which offers services in four other states, creating an organization that would employ more than 4,500 people.

OKC officials OK mental health hospital plans

The Oklahoma City Council has approved a company's plans to build an adult mental health and substance abuse treatment hospital.
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Fayette Co. Schools Among Three Districts In Pilot Mental Health Program

Fayette and Pulaski County schools will be among three Kentucky districts to try out a new mental health program.
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JCPS adding 15 mental health counselors

Jefferson County Public Schools will offer mental health counseling this year to high-risk students and their families in an effort to decrease barriers to learning and disruptions in the classroom.
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Police Say Missing Lexington Man Possibly Spotted

Lexington Police are looking for a man they say could be dangerous.

Knowing The Symptoms Of Depression

A depressed mood is a normal reaction to life's struggles, but when depression becomes intense and lasts for long periods of time, it can prevent someone from leading a normal life.

Over The Phone Therapy For Depression

An estimated 20 million people in the United States suffer from depression, but their list of treatment options may be growing.

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