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State of war on drugs discussed in Prestonsburg

By: Hillary Thornton Email
By: Hillary Thornton Email

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Communities Against Drug Addiction held their April meeting Tuesday in Prestonsburg.

Community members gathered at the Pit Stop restaurant to discuss the current status of the war on drugs in the Big Sandy area. Operation Unite's, Keith Napier, spoke at the meeting and he says right now they are seeing an increase in heroin in the area.

Napier says meetings like this aide in the fight against drugs, "They are imperative because to me it takes a community to curtail or stop drug abuse."

Napier says meetings like this also allow community members to discuss how to help folks who may be suffering from drug addiction.


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