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Recent Happenings

Wow! Were we busy this Spring or what? In late April, ASAP launched a bi-monthly Opioid Alternatives Lunch and Learn Series focused on providing information about a specific opioid alternative treatment from a qualified professional. On April 23rd, we had...

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We’re Moving!

ASAP owes Anderson County Schools a huge debt of gratitude. When ASAP started in October 2010, we had a small space at the Child Advocacy Center of Anderson County (CACAC). They served as ASAP’s fiscal agent for our first two years of funding until we could secure our...

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50/50 Raffle at the Anderson County Fair

Press Release, Anderson County, TN, June 2019 – ASAP of Anderson will be at the Anderson County Fair on July 20th to host a 50/50 raffle. ASAP’s goal is to raise awareness and funds to further its mission to prevent and reduce substance misuse among youth and adults...

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Safe & Sober Prom

ASAP Youth Ambassadors Encourage Peers to be Safe and Sober on Prom Night Press Release, Anderson County, TN, April 2019 – This time of year high school students are looking forward to those wonderful milestone moments like prom and graduation. Regrettably, these...

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AlertORS for Student Safety

Oak Ridge Schools (ORS) is collaborating with the ASAP of Anderson and the Oak Ridge Police Department to launch a new 24/7 monitoring program that allows parents and students to anonymously report concerns about student safety. The program includes an anonymous tip...

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Opioid Alternatives

Opioid Alternatives Lunch and Learn Series Hosted by ASAP of Anderson Press Release, Clinton, TN March 2019 — ASAP of Anderson is hosting a bi-monthly Opioid Alternatives Lunch and Learn Series at Methodist Medical Center.  Each Lunch and Learn will provide...

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Substance Data Bytes

The 2018 Pride Survey results are now available. Students in 6th, 8th, 10th, and 12th grade were surveyed at all three school systems in the community – Anderson County Schools, Clinton City Schools, and Oak Ridge Schools. Major components covered in the survey...

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Recent Happenings – Advocacy & More!

In early February, coalition members and staff travelled to Washington D.C. to join over 2,800 substance misuse prevention specialists and advocates from across the country for CADCA’s 29th Annual Leadership Forum. The group attended Tennessee Tuesday, a weekly...

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From the Director

ASAP hosted their 5th annual Community Appreciation Banquet on March 1st. We celebrated community leaders who have worked diligently over the past year to raise awareness for substance misuse prevention. In addition, we celebrated the culmination of a year...

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Rick Meredith Wins Ally of the Year

Press Release, Clinton, TN March 2019 — People in Anderson County continue to show their commitment to preventing misuse of drugs and alcohol among our youth and across our community. Last Friday, March 1st, ASAP of Anderson held their yearly banquet to thank...

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Babies Are Not Born Addicted

Babies exposed to drugs are clinically diagnosed as drug dependent – Why terminology mattersAnderson County, TN, February 2019 – When pregnant women take prescription medications or other drugs, their baby may be born drug-dependent. This is not the same...

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2019 Ally of the Year

Candidates Across Anderson County Compete for 2019 Ally of the Year   Press Release, Clinton, TN February 2019 — As one of ASAP of Anderson’s largest fundraisers, Ally of the Year has become a fun, competitive race where members of the community,...

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Advocacy in D.C.

ASAP of Anderson Meets with Senators Alexander and Blackburn, Representative Fleischmann in D.C. Press Release, Clinton, TN February 2019 - Coalition members and staff from ASAP of Anderson travelled to Washington D.C. this week to join over 2,800...

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Thank you Molly Scarbrough

ASAP of Anderson Thanks Mollie Scarbrough for Six Years of Service Press Release, Clinton, TN January 2019 — ASAP of Anderson thanks Mollie Hoskins Scarbrough for her service on the ASAP of Anderson Board of Directors for the last six years. She joined...

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Red Ribbon Week 2018

Students, Community Members & Local Businesses Raise Awareness for Drug Prevention Red Ribbon Week Oak Ridge High School Pep Rally at Big Ed’s Pizza October 24th at 5:30PM Press Release, Anderson County, TN, October 2018 – This week students, community members and...

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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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