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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...

Cornette joins AHEC as Lead Health Careers Coordinator

Cornette joins AHEC as Lead Health Careers Coordinator

The Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center (NE KY AHEC) is pleased to welcome Whitney Cornette as its Lead Health Careers Coordinator, effective Aug. 8.

Center Director, David Gross, Invited to Present at a National Conference

Center Director, David Gross, Invited to Present at a National Conference

David Gross, St. Claire HealthCare (SCH) Administrative Director for Education and Research and Director of Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC), has been invited by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)’s Health Innovations Task Force to present and discuss innovative...

NE KY AHEC Welcomes Luke Stapleton

NE KY AHEC Welcomes Luke Stapleton

Effective June 13, Luke Stapleton began serving as the Northeast Kentucky AHEC’s outreach services coordinator, a position that includes directing the Northeast Kentucky Substance Use Response Coalition.

SHIP participant Garret Pelfrey on his internship

SHIP participant Garret Pelfrey on his internship

William Garrett Pelfrey, had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Steven Stack, MD, MBA, FACEP, the Commissioner of the Department of Public Health, at his host site location at the Powell County Health Department.

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.

NE KY AHEC/SCH Chosen as Grantee Spotlight

NE KY AHEC/SCH Chosen as Grantee Spotlight

The NE KY AHEC and St. Claire HealthCare (through partnership with the NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition) were chosen to be the December Grantee Spotlight for the first issue of Rural Health Networks Quarterly Digest.

St. Claire HealthCare and NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $200,000 Planning Grant Project

St. Claire HealthCare and NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $200,000 Planning Grant Project

This Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Planning III project will target Carter, Lewis, Montgomery, and Rowan counties for 18 months of planning and assessment concerning substance use disorder, community resources, and possible jail re-entry programming.

St. Claire HealthCare, NE KY AHEC, and NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $1 Million Grant Project

St. Claire HealthCare, NE KY AHEC, and NE KY Substance Use Response Coalition Awarded $1 Million Grant Project

This funding will allow the coalition to establish “First Day Forward,” a jail re-entry program that will connect recently released individuals who struggle with substance use disorder to vital community resources in an attempt to give them a true “First Day Forward” following incarceration.

Northeast Kentucky AHEC Partnering on Bureau of Justice Assistance Grant Project

Northeast Kentucky AHEC Partnering on Bureau of Justice Assistance Grant Project

The 21 rural sites that were funded will receive $750,000 per grantee to develop tailored and innovative responses to gaps in prevention, treatment, and/or recovery services for individuals involved in the criminal justice system.

St. Claire to Receive $900,000 to Combat Opioid Crisis

St. Claire to Receive $900,000 to Combat Opioid Crisis

St. Claire HealthCare in Morehead, Kentucky was awarded a $900,000 competitive federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).