Interview with Connie Neal, January 4, 2018

Project: Painkiller: An Oral History of the Opioid Epidemic

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Connie Neal talks about the state of Kentucky's decision to launch drug court in the mid-1990s as a response to the rise of crack/cocaine. She discusses her role being an integral part of setting up drug courts, first in Fayette County, and then in other parts of the state as a Regional Supervisor for implementing drug court programs in different counties. Neal also discusses today's drug court system in the context of the opioid epidemic.

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2019oh0008_pain0026

Interviewee Name

Connie Neal

Interviewer Name

Nadia Ramlagan

Interview Date

2019-01-04

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Neal, Connie Interview by Nadia Ramlagan. 04 Jan. 2019. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Neal, C. (2019, January 04). Interview by N. Ramlagan. Painkiller: An Oral History of the Opioid Epidemic
. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Neal, Connie, interview by Nadia Ramlagan. January 04, 2019, Painkiller: An Oral History of the Opioid Epidemic
, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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