The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded the Northeast Kentucky Regional Health Information Organization a $1 million grant in an effort to focus on Substance Use Disorder/Opioid Use Disorder in the state of Kentucky.
The Kentucky Opioid Community Healing Project (KOCH Project, pronounced “Coach”) includes the development of educational and prevention programing while enhancing long-term recovery systems. Substance Use Disorder/Opioid Use Disorder treatment will be expanded to incorporate rural healthcare providers, law enforcement, first-responders and other community networks. The grant period is from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2023.
NeKY RHIO is proud to partner with Estill Medical Clinic, Appalachian Kentucky Healthcare Access Network (AKHCAN) and Community Family Clinic. The partners will focus their efforts in the following KY Counties: Bath, Estill, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan and Powell.