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Karyn Hascal

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Patrick Fogarty

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Russ Read

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Anita Prater

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Brian Anthony
Derrick Arthur
John Bahe
Jenell Brewer
Maetta Broadus
Carmel Cline
Rebecca Collett
Michele McCarthy
Patrick Fogarty
Jason Merrick
Chris Weber
Bart Weaver
Roger Wheatley

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Dear member or affiliate of PAR,

We are conducting a research study about Kentucky community stakeholder knowledge of overdose, the overdose medication naloxone (also called Narcan), and willingness to assist in an overdose. You are being asked to participate because you are a member or affiliate of the group People Advocating Recovery.

This survey will take approximately 3-10 minutes.

You may open the survey in your web browser by clicking the link below or copying and pasting it:

https://redcap.uky.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=pVSxa2q58X

If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Fallin, PhD, RN at 859-317-3621 or atfall2@uky.edu

Thanks,
Mike Barry
CEO-People Advocating Recovery


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