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Dispose of Unused Medicine Properly

Anderson County now has 4 convenient permanent medicine disposal bins!

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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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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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    Benefit: Cost Analysis

    To view the paper click here. Studies show the cost of substance abuse in the U.S. is over $500 Billion dollars. These figures include the impact of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use and include resource and productivity costs. Two local anti-drug coalitions were interested in finding out how much substance abuse costs the local taxpayer […]

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    Understanding the Importance of Choice: Treatment of Pain Syndromes

    Guest column series by Scott Fitzpatrick, Dipl.O.M., RES The treatment of pain is one of the most challenging specialties in medicine; one that includes many difficult choices.  Over 50 million cases of pain-related visits to health care professionals are reported annually.  For this initial exploration, the complexities are too numerous to list, but can be […]

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    CHS Teacher In-Service

    Thank you to the teachers and school administrators who attended the in-service training today. The slides from today’s presentation are available here: CHS In-Service 2014.

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    Vote Now for the Anderson County Ally of the Year!

    ASAP is pleased to announce the first ever Anderson County Ally of the Year Award.  Candidates for the award were nominated by community members for their passion for creating a healthy and productive Anderson County and are united by one goal: to use their leadership, influence and communication skills to raise funds to help prevent […]

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    Smoking Cessation Resources

     Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. Cigarette smoking kills more than 480,000 Americans each year, with more than 41,000 of these deaths from exposure to secondhand smoke (1). Globally, 1 person dies every 6 seconds from a tobacco-related disease (2). Please take a moment to […]

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