How Casey’s Law Got Its Name 

Posted on May 22, 2020 in Casey's Law

  Casey’s Law is a piece of legislation officially termed the Matthew Casey Wethington Act for Substance Abuse Intervention.   This act allows the family of those suffering from substance use disorder to request court-ordered rehab to kick start their loved one’s recovery.   How Casey’s Law Came About Losing a child to heroin addiction

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How To Use Casey’s Law In Louisville, KY

Posted on December 5, 2018 in Casey's Law

Kentucky is on the forefront of the battle against addiction. Prescription opioid, heroin, and methamphetamine abuse have destroyed lives and leveled communities across Kentucky, making it the fifth leading state in the nation for fatalities from drug overdose. For many addicts, the choice to enter into treatment is not an easy one to make. Casey’s


What is Casey’s Law

Posted on October 10, 2017 in Casey's Law

In 2004, Casey’s Law came to pass in Kentucky and was implemented in 2012 in the state of Ohio. It was initiated after the death of Matthew Casey Wethington passed away from heroin overdose at age 23. This law serves to legally mandate people with drug and alcohol disorders into treatment programs. The length of treatment