A Complete Package Of Prevention And Treatment Services

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The Pathways philosophy is to provide a complete package of prevention and treatment services designed to meet community needs. With their services they attempt to promote the growth of people toward higher levels of functioning, greater self-esteem, emotional maturity, competence, and self-responsibility. (Pathways, 2016)
UNITE is another program in Carter county that people with substance abuse issues can receive treatment and education. “UNITE” is an acronym meaning Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education. It reflects the three-pronged, comprehensive approach deemed necessary to combating substance abuse in Kentucky. Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education, Inc. (Operation UNITE) is a 501(c)(3) non-stock, non-profit corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational, civic, patriotic and enhancement of society purposes under the Internal Revenue Code. Operation UNITE was launched in April 2003 by U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers in response to a special report, “Prescription for Pain,” published by the Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper during January and February 2003. This series of articles exposed the addiction and corruption associated with drug abuse in southern and eastern Kentucky, which largely included Rogers’ Fifth Congressional District. (Operation UNITE, 2016) UNITE also has several activities throughout the year where the community can be involved, such as a Say no to Drugs Walk a Thon and a Halloween…

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