The Northerner

VIDEO: Aiding or Enabling?

VIDEO: Aiding or Enabling?

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

March 22, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, News, Video

One Northern Kentucky county has launched a controversial new program in an attempt to reduce the region’s hepatitis C rates, which are 19 times the national average.After years of debate, the Northern Kentucky Health Department opened a syringe access exchange program in Grant County on March 16,...

NKU police to carry naloxone by end of summer

NKU police to carry naloxone by end of summer

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

February 24, 2016


Filed under Crime, Featured Story, News

  Northern Kentucky University Police Department will be one of the first university law enforcement agencies in the region to carry naloxone, also known as Narcan, a drug that reverses heroin overdose.Officers will be equipped with naloxone by the end of summer, which will enable them to preven...

An agent for change

An agent for change

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, News

Student advocates for life-saving drug to reverse heroin overdose.

Book Breaks the Silence

Book Breaks the Silence

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, News

"Dreamland" author joins campus community in battling heroin crisis

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