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2016 Ally of the Year Winner Becky Grubb

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Be a Parent. Not a Peer.

Enabling underage drinking is illegal.  Don’t let your kids spend time with enablers and don’t be one yourself.

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Dispose of Unused Medicine Properly

Anderson County now has 5 convenient permanent medicine disposal bins!

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ASAP Youth Coalition is expanding!

Are you a teen who wants to make a difference in your community? Join the Youth Coalition today!

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Looking for a volunteer opportunity?

Be part of the solution! Join us for a coalition event.

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    Wendy Williams’ Ally Account

    I first heard about ASAP when I was asked to represent RID (Remove Intoxicated/Impaired Drivers) at ASAP meetings. I had been a member of RID for many years, giving both time and financial support to that organization. From the beginning I was impressed with the businesslike way ASAP meetings were run. Over time I became […]

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    Why should you use the permanent medicine disposal bin?

    The permanent medicine disposal bin program, known as Operation Rx in Anderson County, plays an important role in keeping Tennessee clean and healthy. There are five permanent bins in Anderson County located at police stations: Clinton Police Department, 125 W. Broad Street, Clinton, TN Norris Police Department, 9 W. Circle Drive, Norris, TN Oak Ridge […]

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    Drug Collection Event With DEA and Local Law Enforcement – April 30th

    ASAP OF ANDERSON COUNTY IS TEAMING UP WTH LOACAL AND FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO TAKE UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS AT THE OAK RIDGE AND CLINTON POLICE DEPARTMENTS. Anderson County, TN – On April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention, the Oak Ridge Police Department, Clinton Police Department and the […]

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    Is Medication-Assisted Treatment the Best Way to Treat Opioid Dependence?

    Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) combines behavioral therapy and medications to treat substance use disorders. 1 Medications that can be used in MAT which are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) include buprenorphine, methadone, and naltrexone. 2 While both are synthetic opiates, unlike its counterpart, methadone, which must be administered in a highly structured […]

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    Stephanie Strutner has been named the 2016 Advocate of the Year by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization representing over 5,000 community anti-drug coalitions across the country. She accepted the award on Thursday, Feb. 4 during CADCA’s 26th annual National Leadership Forum at the Gaylord National Hotel and […]

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