New drug-prevention app exceeds expectations in Lexington

New drug-prevention app exceeds expectations in Lexington

The “Full Energy, No Drugs” (FEND) app launched in Lexington in January 2020. LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – In January 2020, Mayor Linda Gorton announced a new app to help fight the opioid crisis in Lexington. It’s an app called Full Energy, No...
1200 Lexington teens using new drug prevention app

1200 Lexington teens using new drug prevention app

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A new phone app is putting critical information about drugs right at teenagers fingertips. “Same message, same premise, but let’s change the way we’re getting information to them. So I think using technology, using phones, using...
Opioid education app launches for teens

Opioid education app launches for teens

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The city of Lexington is shifting to a more modern way of educating kids and teens about opioids with a new app called FEND, or “Full Energy, No Drugs.” “You got to meet them where they are and honestly, technology and their...
New app for teens to help combat opioid crisis in Lexington

New app for teens to help combat opioid crisis in Lexington

Mayor Linda Gorton announced the “Full Energy, No Drugs” (FEND) app on Monday. (WKYT) LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Lexington leaders hope a new app will help curb the opioid epidemic in teens. Mayor Linda Gorton announced the “Full Energy, No Drugs” (FEND) app on...
North Kingstown High School wins $5,000 video competition

North Kingstown High School wins $5,000 video competition

Preventum Initiative has awarded first prize ($5,000) in the FEND high school video competition to North Kingstown High School for their short video on teen depression. The video competition formed part of the Rhode Island pilot of FEND (Full Energy, No Drugs), a drug...
Phone App Aims to Prevent Teen Opioid Misuse, Addiction

Phone App Aims to Prevent Teen Opioid Misuse, Addiction

App users who complete lessons and quizzes can earn points toward rewards.   By: Tim Studebaker   Facebook: @TStudebakerABC6   Twitter: @TStudebakerABC6   Email: tstudebaker@abc6.com   BRISTOL, R.I. (WLNE) – A new app called “FEND” (Full...