Opioid Package Passes Senate

Opioid Package Passes Senate H.R. 6 SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act Today, October 3, 2018, the Senate passed the Opioid Package, SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6) by a vote of 98-1. This follows the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passing H.R. 6 with a vote of 393-8! This 653-page bill represents an historic, bipartisan, bicameral…

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Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Responds to Surgeon General’s Spotlight on Opioids Report

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Responds to Surgeon General’s Spotlight on Opioids Report NEWS PROVIDED BY: The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Sep 24, 2018, 13:44 ET Released late last week, Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Spotlight on Opioids, calls for a cultural shift in the national conversation surrounding the opioid crisis. The new report…

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

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.…

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Tennessee Recovery Navigator: From Overdose to Recovery

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…

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SULLIVAN ELECTED TO PREVENTION ALLIANCE OF TENNESSEE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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…

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Tennessee Recovery Navigator: From Overdose to Recovery

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 state as 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…

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First-time use of most substances peaks during summer months

First-time use of most substances peaks 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…

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