opioid epidemic

Pitched as ‘opioid alternative,’ laser robot treats pain without pills

BY: - November 22, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Stefanie Nasca’s car is her office, and she drives it at least six hours a day across Kentucky and Indiana for her lab sales job.  So, when the Louisville woman suffered back pain, she couldn’t take a break from the extensive driving and sitting.  “I would go to stand up and I’d be […]

Louisville opioid settlement board opens grant applications

BY: - October 30, 2023

LOUISVILLE – The board tasked with spending Louisville’s opioid settlement money has asked organizations to apply for grants to help prevent addiction and offer long term recovery support.  The Louisville Opioid Distribution Settlement Advisory Board will give out $5.3 million in its second grant round a little more than a month after it was established. […]

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Kinship care families are waiting for a champion

BY: - September 5, 2023

I recently spoke to a legislative committee about Kinship Care. As I sat at the table during the hearing, my heart was hurting for so many kinship families in Kentucky who are in serious need and seem to be forgotten. There are many kids in Kinship Care who’ve been abused, neglected and removed from their […]