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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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Dispose of Unused Medicine Properly

Anderson County now has 4 convenient permanent medicine disposal bins!

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    Anderson County Partners Come Together to Celebrate Tobacco Prevention

    The Anderson County Health Department and community partners Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) of Anderson County, Anderson County Schools, Clinton City Schools, and Oak Ridge City Schools have made great strides in tobacco prevention since nearly $65,000 was awarded to Anderson County earlier this year.  At the Tobacco Initiative Reception held on Wednesday, October […]

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    ASAP Holding Strategic Planning Meeting on October 27th.

    For the past four years, Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) has been funded by the Drug-Free Communities Support Program.  This ten-year grant-funded program has provided training, technical assistance, and financial support for the implementation of environmental prevention strategies in Anderson County. ASAP has just entered the final year of the first phase of the […]

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    Methodist Medical Center Introduces the Med Minder Form

    Methodist Medical Center is introducing the new Med Minder form along with tips for medicine safety. The form is for anyone who takes several medications and may apply to you, your child or parent, or others.  Counting medications can aid in the prevention of substance abuse and alert those taking medications that someone may be taking […]

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    Tips and resources to help you quit smoking for good.

    Quitting smoking or smokeless tobacco can be one of the hardest things a person has to do.  Between the nicotine addiction, habits and rituals, other smokers and tobacco users, images of smoking and tobacco on TV and in movies and cigarettes and other tobacco products at the register of nearly every convenience store, pharmacy (a […]

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    Take the Pledge to Be a Parent, Not a Peer.

    Parents have more influence over their children than anyone else.  Be a positive role model and don’t enable your kids to use alcohol and drugs.  Take the pledge here to “Be A Parent, Not A Peer.” and then go to ASAP’s Tips for Parents page for tips on hosting safe parties and other information to […]

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