Donate   en English

About ASAP

ASAP of Anderson’s mission is to prevent and reduce substance misuse among youth and adults in Anderson County


A drug-free Anderson County


Prevention: is cost effective and ensures a long-term, healthy solution for substance use prevention that spans across generations

Compassion: all people deserve an opportunity to be a contributing member of our community; destigmatizing substance use disorder is the foundation by which this will be achieved

Knowledge: raise awareness and provide education to ensure Anderson County continues to be on the forefront of effective prevention strategies

Connectedness: collaborate across all twelve sectors of our community to ensure prevention is a priority so we can effectively meet people where they are

Progress: implement a comprehensive and complimentary set of strategies, proven to be effective in preventing and reducing substance misuse in Anderson County

Proactive: continuously meet the needs of the community by being pioneers in the field of prevention and using proximate data to identify new and emerging trends

Learn More



By utilizing the Seven Strategies the ASAP Coalition has accomplished:

Long-Term Outcomes

  • Reduction in youth alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and prescription drug use.

Intermediate-Term Outcomes

  • Decrease in youth perceived access to alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and prescription drugs.
  • Increase in alcohol retailer compliance with underage drinking laws.
  • Increase rate of physicians utilizing the Controlled Substance Monitoring Database.
  • Increase youth perception of parent disapproval of alcohol, tobacco, and prescription drugs.
  • Increase youth perception of peer disapproval of alcohol, tobacco, and prescription drugs.

Short-Term Outcomes

  • Increase store clerks who always ask for age identification before selling alcohol and tobacco.
  • Decrease the number of parents who host parties with alcohol for adolescents.
  • Increase rate of households who monitor and secure prescription medications.
  • Increase the number of alcohol and tobacco retails displaying signage that they will not sell to minors.
  • Increase awareness of Tennessee’s Social Host Liability Law.
  • Increase awareness of medications that cause Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

2010 Accomplishments
2010 – 2011 Accomplishments
2011 – 2012 Accomplishments
2012 – 2013 Accomplishments
2015 – 2016 Accomplishments
2017 Accomplishments

AC Pain Clinic Zoning Resolution 2015
Anderson County Litigation Tax 2016
Anderson County Resolution No. 12-433_alcohol training

Our Team

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!