Free drug test kits offered to parents

November 2, 2014

Special to the Mountain Advocate


Frank Rapier, executive director of Appalachia HIDTA, and Fifth District Congressman Harold "Hal" Rogers display one of the saliva-based drug test kits.

Frank Rapier, executive director of Appalachia HIDTA, and Fifth District Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers display one of the saliva-based drug test kits.

A new drug prevention initiative designed to provide youth another way to resist peer pressure to experiment with drugs was launched in Rockcastle County Tuesday, October 14.

The “Give Me A Reason” program – a collaborative effort by the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (AHIDTA) and Operation UNITE – will provide free saliva-based drug test kits to parents through distribution sites located throughout the county.

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