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Resources

Use the resources below to learn more about the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic and to work to make the communities of Louisville drug-free.

 

Publications

View and download publications about prescription opioids and heroin.

 

Lighthouse Adolescent Recovery Center  

A part of Centerstone Kentucky, this is a residential treatment facility for youth, ages 13-18 years old, who are involved with alcohol and/or drugs. 

 

Young People in Recovery  

The Louisville chapter of Young People in Recovery supports young people in or seeking recovery by empowering them to obtain stable employment, secure suitable housing and continue and complete their educations. It also advocates on the local and state level for better accessibility of these services and other effective recovery resources. 

 

D.A.R.E.-Drug Abuse Resistance Education

D.A.R.E.’s primary mission is to provide children with the information and skills they need to live drug and violence free lives. 

 

DEA Youth Dance Program

By reaching out to America's schools under the powerful name of DEA and the DEA Educational Foundation, the DEA Youth Dance Program will inspire youth with healthy and drug-free messages, and encourage them to exercise and express themselves artistically. 

 

Operation Prevention

The DEA and Discovery Education have joined forces to combat a growing epidemic of prescription opioid misuse and heroin use nationwide. Operation Prevention's mission is to educate students about the true impacts of opioids and kick-start lifesaving conversations in the home and classroom.

 

Students against Destructive Decisions (SADD)

SADD is a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing destructive decisions, specifically underage drinking, other drug use, impaired and risky driving and teen violence and suicide. It is a peer to peer youth education, prevention and activism organization with thousands of chapters in middle schools, high schools and colleges.