The Northern Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy (NKYODCP) assists with the development of substance use policy initiatives, coordinates regional efforts at the direction of its Board, and provides advisory services to the Fiscal Courts of Boone, Campbell and Kenton Counties and other organizations as directed.
The Office serves as the subject matter expert on the issue of substance use and in the development of a comprehensive regional plan to reduce the prevalence of substance use among the youth and adult populations in Northern Kentucky while coordinating efforts among all respective county and regional agencies toward the implementation of the regional plan.
Our Focus Areas
The Northern Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy assists with the development of substance use policy initiatives with community partners, stakeholders, and community citizens to reduce barriers and create change for those affected.
The Northern Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy’s information management tool that tracks overdoses and other drug related activity as well as outreach, NKY Addiction Helpline calls, and other health related statistics within the region.
24/7 Addiction Helpline
A 24/7 helpline managed by compassionate professionals to link callers to substance abuse and mental health, treatment, Casey’s Law information, outreach support, recovery and reentry resources, Narcan distribution, frequently asked questions, and Uber Health services.
Supporting and connecting law enforcement and treatment options to better connect individuals struggling with addiction to personalized treatment services and harm reduction.
The NKY Office of Drug Control Policy is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of the following members Judges/Executive of Boone, Campbell and Kenton Counties; The District Director of Health for the NKY Health Department; The CEO of the St. Elizabeth Healthcare System; The Director of the Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force; and a state legislator as determined by the Board. The Northern Kentucky Board of Directors are responsible for the vision, oversight, and operation of the Office.
The NKYODCP is led by Amanda Peters, Director and Amy Martin, Assistant Director. The Director and Assistant Director share and jointly perform the many responsibilities of the Office, specifically the development, implementation, and evaluation of substance use policy, procedures, and recommendations for resource allocation for the Board. The directors also serve as liaisons to the community organizations involved in this effort and other elected officials serving the Counties as well as the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy.