October 19, 2018

In my experience, society has this idea that recovery from substance or alcohol abuse, has one finite solution.  To separate the person and the substance. They think once they do this, the problem is solved. Society seems to believe that addiction and alcoholism is a m...

October 17, 2018

Many people come to us for assessments. We provide the following assessments: Mental Health and Psycho-Social; Anger Management; Substance Abuse; Domestic Violence (either Perpetrator or Victim ); and Parenting. We also offer assessments for the Kentucky Board of Nursi...

Mindfulness is defined by Merriam-Webster as:

1 : the quality or state of being mindful

2 : the practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one's thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis; also : such a state...

August 4, 2015

Accidental drug overdose deaths in Kentucky increased in 2014 according to data 

just published by the Kentucky Office for Drug Control Policy.  Hardest hit 

counties appear to be Jefferson, Fayette, and Northern Kentucky, among others.  

Floyd County had the highest...

June 18, 2015

Is Suboxone a Reasonable Treatment Option for Opioid Addicts?

 

 

After twenty years of providing substance abuse treatment I can tell you that the ultimate goal 

 

of anyone battling an addiction is total abstinence.  Every addict and alcoholic eventually 

 

figures out...

June 6, 2015

"They don't notice the missing pain killers either, or the money I take from their wallets, but I think they're going to notice this ... "  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you haven't seen this PSA published by the state, it's worth not only a view, but several shares. It's short & si...

March 23, 2015

KY HEROIN LEGISLATION UPDATE

What’s Going On With Heroin Legislation In Frankfort?
 

 

 

Last week, NKYPAR reached out and asked for our support. Work on the Heroin Legislation will conclude this week towards acheiving grater access to Naloxone, syringe access programs and...

February 26, 2015

As many of my colleages know, I have spent a large portion of my career in Northern Kentucky, and I am proud to have worked an area of this country that is so progressive in taking the proper actions to offer effective support for addiction. A huge part of this support...

February 19, 2015

Last week, the Kentucky House of Representatives voted on House Bill 8 (HB8) and passed the bill unanimously! Passing this bill through the House is a huge step towards prevention and protection for dating and domestic violence. 

 

HB8 allows for victims of domestic...

October 10, 2014

ATTENTION COLLEAGUES: 

 

If you're in need of extra CLE and CUE credits before the end of the year, join me Wednesday, October 15th at the Fayette Circuit Courthouse in Lexington, Kentucky as I plan to attend a Reality DV training entitled: What Criminal Justice Professi...

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