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The syringe access exchange program in Grant County provides patients with clean syringes and a sharps container. The program is open every Wednesday from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Aiding or Enabling?

Abby Anstead , Managing Editor March 22, 2016

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...

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

  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...

An agent for change

An agent for change

Abby Anstead , Managing Editor February 9, 2016
Student advocates for life-saving drug to reverse heroin overdose.
Provost Sue Ott Rowlands reviews her signed copy of Dreamland. She has been coordinating Quinones visit to campus since last summer.

Book Breaks the Silence

Abby Anstead, Managing Editor January 27, 2016
"Dreamland" author joins campus community in battling heroin crisis
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