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Over the past several years, heroin abuse in Kentucky and elsewhere has soared, devastating families and straining police, jails, hospitals and treatment centers. In this WFPL News special that aired Wednesday, we talked about the heroin surge and the response to what many call a public health epidemic.

Guests included:

  • Healing Place client Jay Moffet
  • Kenneth Wright, substance abuse program coordinator for Louisville Metro Corrections
  • WFPL Capitol bureau chief Ryland Barton
  • Karyn Hascal, president of the Healing Place

WFPL’s Rick Howlett hosted. Listen below:

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