The Intervention Committee focuses on engaging people who are actively experiencing a substance use disorder. The goals of this committee are to reduce harm, prevent the spread of disease and provide treatment and recovery resources to individuals/families dealing with substance use. Additional local resources related to Intervention can be found at Substance Use Disorder- Intervention and Substance Use Disorder – Family Support.
As a Committee of the Fayette Prevention Coalition
This committee has assisted with programs, such as Save a Life Day: Free Naloxone Distribution, Harm Reduction, Quick Response Teams (QRT), Law Enforcement Aided Diversion (LEAD) and Adult Drug Court.
A yearly plan is developed in September of each year with goals and programs that will help us meet those goals for the program year of October to September.
Harm Reduction is an evidence based public health approach that uses practical strategies to reduce the harmful consequences association with certain high risk behaviors. Every Wednesday from 1:00pm to 3pm.
In the News
WVNS 59 did a news coverage on Save a Life Day 2021. Visit their site to watch the video and read the article.