Substance abuse and violence intervention

The Substance Abuse and Violence Intervention program works with community stakeholders and advocates in Lexington to:

  • Increase programming, opportunities, and resources that reduce drug related violence by teens and young adults;
  • Advocate for policy level change that leads to increased opportunities for ex-offenders, including increased access to employment, housing, counseling and education opportunities;
  • Decrease the stigma that inhibits recovery;
  • Advocate for and increase access to effective substance abuse services.

Substance abuse services locator

Get Help Lex logoAre you looking for substance abuse services for yourself or someone else? is a substance abuse services locator that provides information about substance abuse services across Kentucky. Results are based on the responses provided to narrow your search for specific services.

Life after Loss peer support group

Life after Loss is a peer support group where families and friends who have lost a loved one to an overdose can come together, share their stories and openly discuss the loved one lost.

Life after Loss meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at Broadway Christian Church (187 N. Broadway). 

SAVI substance abuse committee meetings

Please email Amy Baker for meeting date, time and location. 

SAVI violence prevention committee meetings

Please email Larry Johnson for meeting time, date and location.