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The Kentucky ASAP – Northern Kentucky Board received a Drug Free Communities Grant (DFC) in 2011 to create a regional coalition to address alcohol and other drug use. This grant award is for $125,000 for 5 years with the possibility of continuation for 5 more. With the current epidemic in heroin use, the plan has been revised to assist in the facilitation of the recommendations listed within the NKY Heroin Impact Response strategic plan. One purpose of this grant is to assist other communities in the Northern Kentucky Area Development District to receive a DFC grant for their service region. Currently, a DFC grant is operating at the regional level, and also in two of the counties (Carroll and Kenton). Three communities (Campbell, Owen, and Boone Counties) will apply for a DFC grant in 2014.
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In Northern Kentucky, 19% of 12th graders have drunk more than 5 alcoholic beverages on one occasion (considered “binge” drinking) in the past 30 days according to the 2014 Kentucky Incentives for Prevention Survey. Project Sticker Shock is designed to limit youth under 21 accessing alcohol. The stickers on packages…
January 30th – Free Advocacy Training hosted by Kenton County Alliance. 31571_Advocacy Flyer
Mark Freado of Reclaiming Youth International (https://www.reclaiming.com/content/) will speak to the NKY Prevention Alliance on December 10th, 2014 on the Circle of Courage and reclaiming youth at risk. The Circle of Courage is a resiliency based model that is based on Native American philosophy about the care and upbringing of…
Mark your calendars for May 14-15, 2014 for the Boone County Parent/Middle School Student educational session on heroin and other drugs.
An information packed article from the New England Journal of Medicine:
KY Drug Drop Box Locations: http://odcp.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/2ABF557D-CEB1-4B30-94B4-2939F88C6CF1/0/prescriptiondrugdisposallocationsmapandlist4102013.pdf