Louisville, KY — Addiction Policy Forum, a leading national nonprofit, recognized Young People in Recovery, Louisville chapter, in its Kentucky Innovations to Address Addiction report, spotlighting innovative programs that address addiction and provide support for families and communities.

“The Kentucky Innovation Now report recognizes revolutionary programs, such as Young People in Recovery, that are transforming the response to addiction in Kentucky and offering solutions during a time of crisis,” says Jessica Hulsey, founder of the Addiction Policy Forum.

Young People in Recovery (YPR) provides an opportunity for young people who are in recovery to meet and socialize in a supportive environment. YPR- Louisville hosts events, attends fairs and community gatherings to promote and nurture recovery from addiction around Kentucky. The organization works with small businesses to provide employment opportunities to those with criminal justice involvement.

“As a young person in recovery you can feel so alone, but we’re giving people an opportunity to find their tribe,” says Moseley Hyde, founding member of Young People in Recovery – Louisville. “It is an honor to be recognized by the Addiction Policy Forum as an innovative solution to the addiction crisis in Kentucky.”

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About Addiction Policy Forum
Addiction Policy Forum is a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating addiction as a major health problem. Our national headquarters are located in Bethesda, MD with resources and services in every state.
More information on our mission and projects is available at http://addictionpolicy.org.