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Richmond gym owner defies Gov. Beshear’s order, opens early

A Richmond gym owner is defying the governor's orders, reopening his gym this week seven days earlier than the state is allowing.

Madison County latest to set up coronavirus hotline

Hotlines meant to provide local information, not replace state hotlines.

Veterans struggling during outbreak

"In the veteran community isolation is a killer and that's what we fight against each and every day," says Jeremy Harrell, a combat veteran.

Ky. governor talks all things coronavirus; medical to mental to money

ABC 36's Veronica Jean Seltzer and Monica Harkins sit down with Governor Andy Beshear one-on-one to talk about the virus.

Governor warns bar, restaurant closings may be necessary

Two new cases bring state total to 20, governor stresses mental health tips.

Mental health first aid bill clears Senate

Legislation targets early intervention, other steps.

Badges of Honor: Tattoo project helps veterans open up about trauma

Tattoos are not only for looks; they can also help people find a way to work through trauma.

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.

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