Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners added to four Central Kentucky hospitals

BY MASON BRIGHTON KENTUCKY LEXINGTON,Ky — Resources for survivors of sexual assault are now more accessible in rural areas of central Kentucky. Thanks to a partnership between LifePoint Central Kentucky Hospitals, Ampersand Sexual Violence Resource Center and the Still Waters Center, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners can be called out to four rural hospitals. What You Need To Know…

Mental health advocate outlines the state of Kentucky’s resources as DOJ investigates possible infringements

By Michael J. Collins Aprile Rickert The U.S. Department of Justice announced an investigation into the mental health services system within Jefferson County Tuesday. The department wants to determine if individuals with severe mental illnesses have been unnecessarily institutionalized or had more run-ins with police as a result of a lack of accessible resources. “When people…