12:42am

Tue November 12, 2013
-Eastern Standard

Prescription Drug Abuse in Kentucky

This week, we'll discuss Prescription Drug Abuse in Kentucky, with an update on efforts to eliminate abuse of prescription medications and limit their availability.  We'll discuss law enforcement efforts, the state's Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting (KASPER) system and options for treatment and rehab for addicts.

We're interested in your questions, comments or personal stories.

Guests: Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway (recorded); others TBD to discuss the KASPER system as well as addiction and rehab; Dave Hopkins, Program Manager for the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting system (KASPER); Michael A. Burleson, Executive Director of the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy; Jennifer Stamper, Treatment Director at Chrysalis House, providing treatment and support services for recovering women and their children.

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