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Anderson County Ally of the Year

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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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    Anderson County Ally of the Year Nominations Accepted Until November 30th!

    Click here to make your nomination! Do you know someone who lives, works, does business or worships in Anderson County who cares for its citizens and is passionate about creating a healthy and productive Anderson County?  Consider nominating them for Anderson County Ally of the Year!  ASAP’s Anderson County Ally of the Year campaign is […]

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    Don Howard — Ally Account

    My name is Don Howard.  I attended an NAS, Neo-Natal Abstinence Syndrome, Lunch & Learn seminar on April 7, 2015, as a representative of the State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services.  This seminar was my first exposure to ASAP, Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention, and I attended my first ASAP meeting later that month. […]

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    Guest Article — The Rubenfeld Synergy® Method By Susan E. Maxwell

    Recent research in neuroscience has shown the powerful interplay between the brain and body-the body and the mind. Neural receptor sites throughout the body process our experiences. Our feelings, thoughts, and sensations are neurally connected, moving within the frame of the body. When our experiences are painful or traumatic, we may need and desire help […]

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    Be A Parent, Not A Peer Pledge Drive

    ASAP, in partnership with the Youth Coalition, has launched the Be A Parent, Not A Peer campaign at the Oak Ridge, Anderson County and Clinton High School football games as well as other events throughout the county.  Hundreds of pledges have been signed by other adults stating that they will not be an enabler and […]

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    From the Director — Anderson County’s Prescription Drug Task Force

    If you have heard any news lately, you have likely heard something about the prescription drug abuse epidemic in East Tennessee. Our County Commission has recently been discussing a change to the local zoning ordinances, based on recommendations from the Regional Planning Commission. Prescription drug abuse has become a problem of epic proportions in our […]

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