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Kimberly Wright, a parent and Casey’s Law advocate, talks about the law that can force a person into rehabilitation during a Pathway to Hope event in Bardstown to raise awareness of addiction and resources for those affected.
Casey’s Law advocacy spreads through Kentucky

Pat Mattingly knew her daughter’s addiction was spiraling out of control, but when Ashley asked her to be ready to administer Narcan as she tied a band around her arm and pulled out a needle, she realized it was time to intervene.

“We thought this was serious, but that hit me like a ton of bricks,” Pat said. “If we don’t do something, this child is going to die.”