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$350,000 grant boosts Baptist Richmond behavioral health

Grant funds will be used to enhance the services available to patients

Kentucky, other states ask feds to review progress in opioid battle

Review would look at how recent state and federal steps are working together.

Kentucky reports drop in drug overdose deaths in 2018

The decline follows years of steady increases in the death toll, driven mostly by surges in opioid abuse, heroin and fentanyl.

Healthcare In Kentucky: Opioid Abuse

Learn more about opioid abuse in Kentucky with guests Dr. Catherine Newhouse and Tiffany Cole Hall. Learn more about prevention, treatment, and harm reduction.

Strike force formed to combat opioid abuse in Appalachia

The strike force will investigate health care fraud schemes and prosecute medical professionals and others involved in the illegal distribution of opioids.

Bevin: New GOP health care bill represents progress

Governor Bevin says the new GOP health care bill puts more of an emphasis on state control and flexibility to design health care programs.

CHFS Seeks Funding for Opioid Abuse

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) says that recent federal legislation has made funding of up to $10 million dollars available to combat opioid use disorder in Kentucky over the next two years.

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Dispatchers in Mongtomery County say a school bus was involved in a crash Friday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Spencer and Indian Mound Drive. 

KY woman shares her struggle with addiction, encourages others ahead of rally

A Cynthiana woman who was arrested two years ago shares her recovery story and encourages others.