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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!

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    Ally Account — Submitted by: Hope Hicks

        I have been a part of the A.S.A.P. Youth Coalition for 3 years. I joined the A.S.A.P. Youth Coalition because I wanted to make a difference in my school, family, and community, and because I was tired of seeing those I’ve grown up with slowly destroying themselves by using drugs, alcohol, etc.   […]

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    FDA Issues E-Cigarette Regulations

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    From the Director — Sunset of Tennessee’s Fetal Assault Law and Impact on Newborns

      Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) is a condition used to identify babies born to drug-dependent mothers who experience withdrawal after birth and has become a diagnosis of epidemic proportions in East Tennessee. In ten years, Tennessee has seen a ten-fold increase in prevalence of NAS diagnoses. Anderson County continues to top the list of the […]

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    Record setting Rx Take Back Event!

      The DEA announced in a press release that this National Prescription Drug Take Back Event was a record setter!  893,498 pounds of unwanted medicine—about 447 tons—at almost 5,400 sites spread through all 50 states, beating its previous high of 390 tons in the spring of 2014 by 57 tons, or more than 114,000 pounds!  […]

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    Drug Awareness Day at the Oak Ridge Municipal Pool

    The Oak Ridge Chapter of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks will be hosting the 4th annual “Drug Awareness Day” at the Oak Ridge Municipal Pool located at 172 Providence Road, on Saturday, June 18th. Drug Awareness demonstrations will be held from 10am until 2pm inside the pool area.  Hundreds of prizes will […]

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