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THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE is a feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

Join us Saturday, May 17th at 7:00PM
The Historic State Theater
209 W. Dixie Highway
Elizabethtown, KY
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Ky. lawmakers need special session to tackle heroin
Lawmakers in Frankfort failed the people of Kentucky, and especially the people of Northern Kentucky, when they failed to pass a bill addressing the heroin epidemic. more

HOPE IN THE BAKING!
Bridge Bread is a social entrepreneurship initiative designed to provide job opportunities for guests of The Bridge. The goal of the initiative is to help disadvantaged guests engage in a financially rewarding effort that enhances self-worth, promotes dignity and enables the guests to help themselves. more

Maine Poised To Pass Lifesaving Anti-Overdose Bill
After unanimous approval from state House lawmakers on Monday, Maine's legislature appears poised to pass a lifesaving anti-overdose bill despite a veto threat from Gov. Paul LePage (R). more

Colorado Pot Shops Raided By The Feds May Be Shut For Good
Four Denver-area medical marijuana businesses may be permanently shuttered after federal officials reportedly probing links with Colombian drug cartels raided the shops in November. more

Boomers Face A Higher Risk Of Alcohol Abuse

The particular risks of alcoholism for those over 50 go beyond family, work and financial pressures, as well as beyond self-medicating for aches and pains, Colleran says. There’s often a much deeper issue that triggers the trap of addiction: A sense of lost meaning or purpose in life. more

Medical marijuana companies flood Florida ahead of ballot measure

The medical marijuana industrial-complex is in full swing in Florida. more

Smartphone app helps recovering alcoholics stay sober, includes panic button
A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found. more

The most addictive prescription drugs on the market

Just because pills are prescribed by a doctor and administered by a pharmacy, that doesn’t mean they are safe for everyone. As prescription numbers continue to rise, the chance for prescription drug abuse rises as well. more

Heroin bill gets out of Kentucky House committee but faces uncertain future
FRANKFORT — A controversial anti-heroin bill eked out of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, but its future in this year's legislative session is uncertain. more

Overdoses spark pleas for life-saving drug
A mother's success reviving her son from a heroin overdose and a spate of heroin deaths in Grant County – all in a tight span – have a community demanding action. more

Under fire, Zohydro maker touts drug safety board
After months of criticism over its recently launched painkiller Zohydro, the maker of the powerful narcotic is highlighting an unusual oversight board that it’s assembled to try and prevent abuse of the drug. more

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