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Man revived by Narcan briefly escapes from police at UK Hospital

Lexington Police say 36-year old Justin Hogge was found unresponsive in a car, ran from police while being taken into the ER at UK Hospital.

Addiction recovery continues virtually, Voices of Hope expands services

Addiction recovery can be a difficult journey but perhaps even more so during a global pandemic.

Health department offering free overdose-reversing kits

The health department is hosting a free community training on overdose-reversing medication.

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.

High demand prompts health department to hold more Narcan classes

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says it gave out 144 naloxone kits Tuesday at its first class on the overdose-reversing medication.

Panel of ex-governors to talk opioid crisis at Harvard

Former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear part of panel discussion at Harvard about opioid crisis.

Winchester forum to discuss overdoses, Narcan training

The Clark County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy will be holding a community forum Thursday evening to discuss overdose prevention.

Franklin County Health Department to Host Naloxone Training

For those worried about drug overdoses, an ever increasing cause of death across the country, Franklin County will offer a free training session this week for the OD reverser Naloxone.

Lexington officers to carry, dispense drug overdose antidote

Lexington police are finalizing a policy to allow officers to carry and administer the overdose-reversing drug Narcan.

Kroger to dispense Naloxone without a prescription

On Monday, the Kroger Co. announced that naloxone, used in reversing opioid overdoses, will not be available without a prescription at its 81 pharmacies in Kentucky.

Coalition to offer free naloxone kits, training sessions

The Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition plans to offer free naloxone kits and training sessions this month at the health department in Metro Louisville.

School districts to decide whether to accept heroin antidote

A heroin antidote could be coming to private and public high schools in Kentucky this fall.

Louisville students train on heroin antidote

A group of University of Louisville students left a panel discussion on opioid abuse armed with heroin overdose kits and the knowledge of how to use them.

Kroger to offer anti-overdose drug without prescription

Ohio-based grocery chain Kroger Co. is going to make the heroin overdose-reversal drug naloxone available without a prescription in its pharmacies across Ohio and northern Kentucky.

Children to be trained in heroin overdose reversal drug

A Kentucky mother is hoping to teach children how to reverse a heroin overdose with a life-saving drug.

Overdose reversal kits being supplied to more Ky. hospitals

A northern Kentucky hospital system on the front lines of treating heroin overdoses will be supplied with naloxone kits to send home with overdose patients. An emergency nurse manager says the overdose reversal kits will save lives.

New Way To Treat Heroin Overdoses In The Works

A UK professor of pharmacy has made a nasal spray version of the drug Naloxone.

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