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Kentucky

Thank You, Brittany

By Anna Bevins, Project Director Brittany Slone, Program Director for the WestCare Perry Cline Emergency Shelter, has made quite an impact on our small community with her sweet personality and tenacious compassion for the underserved population. She can be found, almost daily, spreading the word about how WestCare serves and Uplifts the Human Spirit. Her […]

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Kentucky

Clients Learn New Trade Skills in Landscaping

By Jeremie Delauder, Data Coordinator Now that spring has sprung in the mountains of Kentucky, the Supportive Employment Program’s (SEP) job skills training group has begun to spring forth a beautiful creation of their own, a gazebo in the courtyard at the Hal Rogers Appalachian Recovery Center located in Ashcamp, Kentucky. Clayton Swindall, the interim […]

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Kentucky

The Holidays in Kentucky 

By Jeremie Delauder, Data Coordinator, WestCare Kentucky  As is our tradition at WestCare Kentucky, we try to provide our residential clients with activities throughout the holiday season that remind them of better times and times that can be possible through recovery.  Both our Judi Patton Center for Healthy Families and Hal Rogers’ Appalachian Recovery Center […]

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Kentucky

Giving Thanks

By Jeremie Delauder, MAT Research Assistant For most, Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season. For the majority of WestCare Kentucky’s clients, the holiday season brings with it the sadness of being away from home and the desire to be with family, friends, and loved ones. This year, our facilities were truly blessed with […]

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Kentucky

Perry Cline Opens a Diaper Pantry With Support from Their Community

By Jeremie Delauder, MAT Research Assistant, WestCare Kentucky Thanks to a collaboration between Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and State Senator Phillip Wheeler that resulted in a $10,000 donation, WestCare Kentucky’s Perry Cline Emergency Shelter was able to start a diaper pantry for families and children who have been victims of or are at risk of domestic violence. […]

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Kentucky

Kentucky Celebrates National Recovery Month!

By Jeremie Delauder, MAT Research Assistant, WestCare Kentucky September was National Recovery Month. This year’s theme was “Recovery is For Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community.” As part of WestCare Kentucky’s celebration of Recovery Month, the substance abuse treatment programs at our women’s facility, Judi Patton Center for Healthy Families, and our men’s facility, […]

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Kentucky

Ribbon-Cutting at the Judi Patton Center for Healthy Families

Jeremie Delauder, MAT Research Assistant, WestCare Kentucky A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on August 17th for the previously opened Judi Patton Center for Healthy Families (JPCHF) located at 5971 Poorbottom Road in Pike County, KY. The facility is a residential substance abuse treatment facility for women. JPCHF opened to clients in March of this year […]

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Kentucky

On Your MARK, Get Set…

By Jeremie Delauder, MAT Research Assistant, WestCare Kentucky  From May 25 through August 17, WestCare Kentucky’s Judi Patton Center for Healthy Families (JPCHF) has participated in a pilot community art/health program through the University of Kentucky. The MARK (Mind.Art.Recovery.KY) program uses art journaling to increase wellness and reduce stigma for those affected by Substance Use Disorders (SUD) […]

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Kentucky

The JPCF Welcomes Staff

By Jeremie Delauder, MAT Research Assistant WestCare Kentucky is pleased to welcome staff at the newly opened Judi Patton Center for Families (JPCF) facility! The JPCF is a ninety-six-bed residential facility for women who are battling substance use disorders in and around Kentucky. Clients are referred to WestCare through various agencies including the Kentucky Department […]

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Kentucky

Reintegrating Individuals Successfully Every Day (RISE)

By Jeremie Delauder, MAT Research Assistant – WestCare Kentucky Thanks to our partnership with Goodwill Industries of Kentucky and their RISE program, the justice-involved clients in WestCare’s Kentucky facilities throughout Pike County have learned valuable life, communication and job skills to help them better prepare for life after incarceration. To date, more than twenty-five WestCare […]