Prevention Works

An Alliance of Tennessee and Regional Agencies Who Are Working Together To Make Things Better

OUR MISSION

Serve as the collective voice for substance abuse prevention by empowering coalitions, advocating for effective policies and building strategic partnerships.

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What we are all about...

The Prevention Alliance of Tennessee (PAT) is a public health nonprofit working to create healthier a Tennessee by reducing the burden of substance abuse. PAT’s core membership is comprised of over 50 Coalition members who tackle substance abuse issues in their own counties across the state. Together, our alliance fosters collaboration and leverages resources to enhance environmental strategies and targeted statewide services in the fields of substance abuse prevention and public health. PAT Coalitions implement data-driven and evidence-based programs across the state, helping build Tennessee’s capacity to create stronger, healthier communities, families and individuals.


Tennessee Strong Be The Movement

Prevention Alliance of Greater Tennessee is active in our communities!  We empower and resource organizations so they can be their effective best.

OUR COALITION MEMBERS

TESTIMONIALS

WARNING: FIRST-TIME USE OF MOST SUBSTANCES PEAK DURING SUMMER MONTHS

PREVENTION ALLIANCE OF TENNESSEE ISSUES WARNING: FIRST-TIME USE OF MOST SUBSTANCES PEAK DURING SUMMER MONTHS NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 1, 2018) – Today the Prevention Alliance of Tennessee issues a warning to parents and community leaders that first-time use of most substances peak during Summer months. On an average day in July, more than 11,000 youths…

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Tennessee Recovery Navigator: From Overdose to Recovery

A new program has launched in Tennessee further bridging the gap from addiction to recovery. TN Recovery Navigators have been hired across the stateas part of Gov. Haslam’s TN Together plan.Their mission is to help people who have experienced an overdose,assisting them as they navigate their own recovery journeys. A Tennessee Recovery Navigator is a…

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SULLIVAN ELECTED TO PREVENTION ALLIANCE OF TENNESSEE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NASHVILLE, Tenn, (July 17, 2018) – The Prevention Alliance of Tennessee announces its election of Brian Sullivan to its Board of Directors to assist Director Leah Festa and other Board Members in overseeing communications for over 40 county anti-drug coalitions throughout the state. “This is a truly high honor, and I am excited serve the…

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