In a suspected opiate or heroin overdose
Call 911
Begin Rescue Breathing
Give Naloxone for an opiate overdose
Stay with person until help arrives

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Mission

The mission of the coalition is to reduce substance addiction overdoses and deaths, the stigma associated with addiction, and to offer harm reduction solutions which includes improving public health in Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

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Vision

We envision using harm reduction modalities by training, educating, and empowering first responders, police, firefighters, treatment centers, and others closely involved with those suffering from addiction, by partnering with local and state government, as well as medical and civic leaders.

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Purpose

The purpose of the KYHRC is to educate, train, empower, and engage the community and active users about the benefits of Naloxone and safe needle exchange in the harm reduction process.

Meet The Team

Russ Read

Russ Read

Founder

Debbie Spalding Henderson Thomas

Debbie Spalding Henderson Thomas

Administrative Assistant

Members

Pam Duke

Pam Duke

Administrator Recovery Advocate

Scott Duke

Scott Duke

Director Public Safety, MSW

Tara Mosley

Tara Mosley

Louisville Chapter Lead Young People in Recovery (YPR)

Dr. Jason Mann, D.O.

Dr. Jason Mann, D.O.

Physician Liaison

Shannette Owens, MSSW

Shannette Owens, MSSW

Recovery Advocate/HIV Prevention