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If you're experiencing a crisis, call 988 to reach someone at the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline immediately.


About Us was created by the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC) as a bona fide agent for the Kentucky Department for Public Health in partnership with the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, and Operation UNITE. is funded under cooperative agreement 6NU17CE010186 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

KIPRC is a partnership between the Kentucky Department for Public Health and the University of Kentucky, affiliated with the College of Public Health. Our purpose is to decrease the burden of injuries, including drug overdoses, in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. To learn more about our programs, please visit our website:

Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the individuals, family members, friends, and others who are suffering from a substance use disorder and mental health crisis.