(LOUISVILLE, Ky, May 1, 2019) The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is offering a free webinar on Kentucky drug overdose and prevention programs. The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, May 23, from 1-2 p.m. (ET).

Presenters are:

  • Dr. Terry Bunn, director of the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC), who will discuss FindHelpNowKY.org, which provides links to substance use disorder treatment facilities with available openings; and
  • Dr. Ty Borders, University of Kentucky, Director of the Rural and Underserved Health Research Center, as well as the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky endowed chair in rural health policy; Dr. Borders will share recent research findings on opioid use disorder treatment policies and access in both Kentucky and the nation.

Registration is required here.

This webinar is part of the Foundation's Health for a Change training series for nonprofits, to increase their ability to improve health and other aspects of life in Kentucky. Through the series, participants connect with a wide-range of leaders and learn about best practices and proven models. Recordings of previous Foundation Health for a Change programs are available here.

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About the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Funded by an endowment, the mission of the nonpartisan Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is to address the unmet health needs of Kentuckians by developing and influencing policy, improving access to care, reducing health risks and disparities, and promoting health equity. Since the Foundation opened its doors in 2001, it has invested nearly $28 million in health policy research, advocacy, and demonstration project grants across the Commonwealth. Follow the Foundation on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, and visit our website at www.healthy-ky.org.

Media Contacts:
Bonnie J. Hackbarth
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Alexa Kerley
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