August 29, 2014

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Kentucky's first-ever Harm Reduction Center to open in Falmouth

The state's first-ever Harm Reduction Center in Falmouth will offer prescriptions for nasal naloxone overdose prevention kits. The kits contain life-saving medicine that can be administered in the event of an opiate overdose as well as instructions and other important information.

By Jackie Vaughn, Reporter

The state of Kentucky's first-ever Harm Reduction Center, in coordination with Northern Kentucky People Advocating Recovery (P.A.R.) and Tabatha's Fight, is scheduled to open in Falmouth on Saturday, October 5.

The center's main goals will be to treat addicts who suffer from the effects of opiate addiction (heroin, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine, oxycontin, etc.) and to offer emergency life-saving medication kits to those who are at a high-risk for overdose.