Drug & Alcohol Program

A horsemen’s program responding to
drug and alcohol disorders in the
Kentucky’s Racing Industry since 1989.

Untreated chemical addiction (alcohol and drugs) never gets better, only worse.

Evidence of untreated addictions in the workplace:

  • Poor Work Performance
  • Hangover
  • Tardiness
  • Absenteeism
  • Theft
  • Injuries
  • Death

The Thoroughbred Addiction Council of Kentucky offers a no cost or low cost evaluation, detoxification and treatment programs to assist those who are working in Kentucky’s thoroughbred industry, on the track and the farm, who are suffering from alcohol and drug dependency.

TACK has been recognized with the
for our involvement with alcohol and drug
abuse problems in Kentucky’s racing industry.

What is treatment?
T.A.C.K.’s counseling professionals provide the following confidential care:

  • Evaluation
  • Detoxification
  • Education and orientation
  • Counseling and case management
  • Change of environment
  • Change of attitude
  • Behavior modification
  • Referral

T.A.C.K.’s treatment professionals are all credentialed counselors with one or more of the following certifications:

  • CADC
  • Kentucky Certified
  • Nationally Certified
  • Forensics
  • Licensed clinical social worker

All operating under the 12 core functions of alcohol and drug counseling.

All calls confidential - T.A.C.K.

Louisville - Mujahid Abdul-Rashid - (502) 583-3951

Lexington - Emily Hixson - (859) 231-8385

Florence - Doretta Powell - (859) 816-3446

Henderson & Elsewhere - Ron McKiernan - (502) 635-2008