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Annual health policy forum to focus on preventing youth substance abuse, suicide and risky behaviors

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky’s 20th annual Howard L. Bost Memorial Health Policy Forum will highlight policies and programs that reduce the chances of disease and unhealthy behaviors that often begin in childhood, including substance use, suicide and vaping. The forum, which typically draws 350 policymakers, health advocates and health care providers, will become a monthly webinar series...

New online training course aims to increase quality in early childhood environments

  The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood, in partnership with Kentucky Educational Television, has released a free online training course that aims to help early childhood professionals prepare children across the Commonwealth for success in school. This course is the first free training offering to support the new STARS quality rating system to be launched later this year.   The course,...