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Medication Disposal

There are six permanent disposal bins located throughout Anderson County at the following locations

Age Verification Materials

Alcohol and/or tobacco outlets located in Anderson County, Tennessee can received the age verification resources listed below free of charge.

Recent Happenings

Wow! ASAP has had a whirlwind of a quarter. We think the pictures will speak louder than words this time. Community members gather to celebrate the launch of the first Family Drug Treatment Court in Anderson County, named R2: Resilience and Recovery Coalition members...

Member Spotlight

Brandon is a coalition and committee member for ASAP of Anderson. After joining ASAP in 2017, Brandon jumped right in to our prevention efforts. He is the current Chair of ASAP’s Red Ribbon Week Committee and served as Co-Chair for the 50/50 Raffle and...

Substance Data Bytes

In September 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declared youth vaping an epidemic. The FDA Commissioner says the agency is halting sales of flavored electronic cigarettes if major manufacturers can’t prove they are doing enough to keep...

From the Director

The Issue of Stigma and Substance Use Disorder The stigma of substance use disorder is an issue that has been propagated for decades. Stigma negatively affects a person and is a serious public health issue. According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, stigma...

ASAP Updates

Join one of our new Event Committees!   ASAP Coalition members recently voted to establish a new committee structure for events and fundraisers that ASAP participates in every year. We previously had one committee outside the coalition at-large – the Sustainability...

Recent Happenings at ASAP

ASAP Volunteer John Kelsey and Staffer Jennifer Burnette with Kim Lay and K9 Al at Drug Awareness Day   A lot of fantastic volunteers have given their time to support ASAP events the past couple of months. Since our last newsletter, ASAP has participated in DEA Drug...

FROM THE DIRECTOR: FDA APPROVES EPIDOLEX®

    FDA APPROVES EPIDOLEX®, A PURIFIED FORM OF CBD: HOW IS IT DIFFERENT FROM OTHER CBD PRODUCTS?     The last week of June, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epidolex®, a cannabidiol (CBD) oral solution to treat seizures associated with epilepsy,...

Substance Misuse Bytes

You may have noticed the increasing trend of vape pens and e-cigarettes coming on the market. With increased marketing and availability, often comes increased use, especially among adolescents. Many of you may be thinking, “But, aren’t vape pens just water? Should we...

Ally Account: Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.)

L.E.A.D. Campers with School Resource Officers and Camp Volunteers The officers of the Anderson County Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.) program teach 5th grade students in Anderson County about drug and violence prevention throughout the school year. We are...

What You Need to Know

  Restorative Yoga as an Alternative for Pain Management     In the U.S., we are often familiar with yoga for stretching, strength building and balance. All yoga has good qualities, but why consider restorative yoga? Because many of us are exhausted. Our battles and...
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ASAP of Anderson


Our mission is to prevent and reduce substance misuse among youth and adults in Anderson County

Our Impact

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Reduction in Substance Use

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Savings In Public Burden Spending For Every Dollar Spent On Prevention

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Recent Happenings

Wow! ASAP has had a whirlwind of a quarter. We think the pictures will speak louder than words this time. Community members gather to celebrate the launch of the first Family Drug Treatment Court in Anderson County, named R2: Resilience and Recovery Coalition members...

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Member Spotlight

Brandon is a coalition and committee member for ASAP of Anderson. After joining ASAP in 2017, Brandon jumped right in to our prevention efforts. He is the current Chair of ASAP’s Red Ribbon Week Committee and served as Co-Chair for the 50/50 Raffle and...

read more
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