Kentucky Opioid Response Effort (KORE)

February 28, 2023 By People Advocating Recovery


​The Kentucky Opioid Response Effort (KORE) seeks to expand and sustain a comprehensive, equitable recovery-oriented system of care to end the opioid epidemic that has reached into every community in Kentucky. Through the administration of federal funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, KORE supports the implementation of evidence-based prevention, treatment and recovery supports to effect change at the state, community, family and individual levels. KORE-funded partners and services model policies and practices grounded in best practice and compassion and include projects focused on:

  • Overdose prevention and naloxone distribution
  • Reducing opioid overprescribing and improving safe opioid use
  • Community-guided prevention
  • Harm reduction
  • Engagement and linkage to services
  • Access to FDA-approved medications for opioid use disorder
  • Reducing unmet treatment need
  • Recovery support
  • Provider education and training