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65% increase in overdoses in Louisville in just 6 months. (*Source: PRESS RELEASE: "United States Attorney Announces Heroin Intervention Program With DEA and Louisville Metro Police Department," dated September 21, 2016.)


Kentucky legislation to address heroin epidemic

(FOX19) Attorney General Jack Conway, Sen. Katie Stine, and Rep. John Tilley today announced a piece of bipartisan legislation to address the increase in heroin abuse and trafficking that is being reported in communities across Kentucky. Read more.

Parents share story of son's heroin death

(Wave 3  News, September 27) A Louisville family sat down with WAVE 3 News to share words of caution. Their son Sean Arnett was just 21 years old when he died of a heroin overdose two years ago. Read more.

A public push against heroin abuse in southwest Louisville

(Wave 3 News, September 27) Neighbors in southwest Louisville are standing up to an epidemic they claim has taken over their community. Read more.

12 dead in 15 heroin overdoses over Labor Day weekend

(Wave 3 News, September 27) More warnings are coming from state health officials in the deadly fight against heroin after 12 people died in 15 overdoses over Labor Day weekend in Kentucky. Read more.

First responders get boost in war on heroin

(WLKY, Aug 23, 2017) First responders in Kentucky got a boost in the war on heroin Wednesday with a donation of 720 doses of Narcan. Read more.

A Hit of Hell documentary showcases southern Indiana drug abuse problem

(WDRB, July 11)  A new documentary takes a close, hard look at drug use in southern Indiana with the hopes of helping people change their lives. Read more.