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In partnership with the Gateway District Department of Health, St. Claire Medical Center was awarded a $90,000 CDC Foundation Grant.

In partnership with the Gateway District Department of Health, St. Claire Medical Center was awarded a $90,000 CDC Foundation Grant.

In partnership with the Gateway District Department of Health, St. Claire Medical Center was awarded a $90,000 CDC Foundation Grant. Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Centers Director David A. Gross will spearhead the initiative as project director.

Northeast Kentucky AHEC Receives Grant Funding to Add Virtual Reality Simulations and Workforce Training to its Health Careers Programming

Northeast Kentucky AHEC Receives Grant Funding to Add Virtual Reality Simulations and Workforce Training to its Health Careers Programming

The Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center (NE KY AHEC) is one of seven centers across the nation that will receive federal funding intended to support workforce development programs that prepare young people and help them access good-paying careers.

St. Claire HealthCare is excited to announce it has been awarded Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Overdose Response funding.

St. Claire HealthCare is excited to announce it has been awarded Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Overdose Response funding.

St. Claire HealthCare is excited to announce it has been awarded Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Overdose Response funding provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). This one-year, $300,000 grant will support the establishment of the Rowan County Recovery Community Organization (RCO).

Northeast Substance Use Response Coalition recognized as an RCORP Champion

Northeast Substance Use Response Coalition recognized as an RCORP Champion

The Northeast Substance Use Response Coalition was recognized at the Rural Communities Health Connections Summit in Washington, DC, as an RCORP Champion. Implementation II & III Project Director KaSandra Hanshaw; and Implementation IV Project Director Carla Terry spoke to over 700 other grantees from 48 states and 3 territories on the work being done through the RCORP Implementations grants in our region.

Matthew Porter, MA, Promoted to Outreach Services Coordinator

Matthew Porter, MA, Promoted to Outreach Services Coordinator

Matthew Porter, MA, joined the Northeast AHEC in September 2022 as an Educational Assistant for Health Careers Promotion and as of today (Feb. 20, 2023) has accepted the position of Outreach Services Coordinator for the Northeast AHEC and the Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition.

Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center Recognized as Kentucky’s “Community Star” on National Rural Health Day

Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center Recognized as Kentucky’s “Community Star” on National Rural Health Day

Morehead, KY – Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center has been named Kentucky’s 2022 Community Star, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) recently announced.

St. Claire HealthCare and NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $300,000 Core Priorities Grant

St. Claire HealthCare and NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $300,000 Core Priorities Grant

St. Claire HealthCare, on behalf of the Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition, is pleased to announce they have been awarded a $300,000 Core Priorities Grant by the Pallottine Foundation of Huntington, West Virginia. SCH and the Coalition were the only recipients of this grant in Kentucky and only one of four recipients between Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia.

St. Claire HealthCare Awarded $1 Million to Combat Opioid Abuse

St. Claire HealthCare Awarded $1 Million to Combat Opioid Abuse

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will distribute $1,000,000 to St. Claire HealthCare (SCH) through the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP), on behalf of the Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition. SCH is fiscal agent for, and one of eight members of, the coalition.

The Local Lens Podcast Features Coalition

The Local Lens Podcast Features Coalition

The Local Lens is a podcast sponsored by Kentucky Opioid Community Healing (from the Kentucky RHIO) and the Powell County Health Department, that takes a deep dive into the community's experience with the drug epidemic.

Coalition Welcomes New Director

Coalition Welcomes New Director

Effective June 13, Luke Stapleton began serving as the new director of the Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition.

Coalition Launches New Member Spotlight video series with A.R.T.

Coalition Launches New Member Spotlight video series with A.R.T.

With the launch of their new website, the Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition is also unveiling a new video series which highlights their member organizations.

Coalition Staff Present at Grantee Meeting  

Coalition Staff Present at Grantee Meeting  

Their presentation was an overview of how fellow grantees could join forces with their own local detention centers, and how the Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition started doing so with their First Day Forward program.

Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $1 Million Grant

Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $1 Million Grant

The Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition has been awarded a second round of funding by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP)

Northeast Kentucky AHEC Presents at National Conference about Opioid Grant

Northeast Kentucky AHEC Presents at National Conference about Opioid Grant

On July 2, David A. Gross, KaLeigh Hemminger, and KaSandra Hensley presented at the 2021 National AHEC Organization Biennial Conference.

Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition Wins National Award

Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition Wins National Award

The Coalition was selected because of its grant-funded projects and partnerships focused on addressing substance use disorders within 18 northeastern Kentucky counties.