Roane County Anti-Drug Coalition

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Teaching Your Kids Medication Safety

It’s never too early to begin Medication Safety. According to the CDC more than 64,000 children are admitted to the ER for medicine poisoning. That’s about 1 child every 8 minutes!!! So we wanted to give you some tips on how to prevent it from happening in your home. First – Always keep your medications…
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December 15, 2014 0

God and Medication Safety

Nathan Wray Licensed and Ordained Minister 02/18/19 Isaiah 38 : 21 For Isaiah had said, let them take a lump of figs, and lay it for a plaster upon the boil, and he (Hezekiah) shall recover. Gift from God This was certainly a gift from God. Not just the medicine, but the life that God…
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February 18, 2019 0

Can you guess the meaning of these humanitarian icons?

We only guessed 3. Maybe you’ll have better luck! Not sure what this toilet sign is all about, but you can find the rest of the icons by clicking here


February 18, 2019 0

New TN Bill Would Allow Assault Charges Against Pregnant Women Using Drugs

We have tried this already and it failed miserably. Women will avoid prenatal care, which could lead to more developmental issues. Can we not offer recovery services through the pregnancy instead? You can read the article by clicking here .


February 17, 2019 0

RCADC Visits Kingston Elementary

Kingston Elementary Kingston Elementary students were just about to start their day when we walked in the gym. The students were kept in the gym a little longer than usual, and I’m sure they couldn’t wait to get to class. Elk’s Lodge The Elk’s Lodge holds a poster contest every year to bring awareness to…
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February 11, 2019 0

The Epidemic of Teen Vaping

What Students are Saying The more students we ask, the more it becomes clear. Teen vaping in school is a distraction. The national Tobacco Youth Survey reveals that 3.6 million kids in the United States say they vape on a regular basis. We talked to some students that showed up to our Tobacco Class. One…
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January 3, 2019 0

Protect Your Medication With An Old IOS Device

We are always looking for creative ways to keep medication safe, and this one although unconventional is my favorite. It requires 3 things. Your current IOS device, your old IOS device, and an app called Presence. Follow these simple steps and you’re on your way to keeping your medication safe. 1. Download the App Presence…
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December 17, 2018 0

Josh Goodling Speaks at Rockwood Middle School

You may not like the weather today, but to Josh Goodling it’s a good day to be kind. Josh has an inspiring story that he has shared thousands of times. That may not be too impressive to you, but it’s pretty impressive considering his vocal cords are paralyzed. At the age of four years old…
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December 14, 2018 0

Teen Vaping

  This link provides resources on “How to talk to your teen about vaping”. It’s a conversation that all parents need to have. check out the “facts” and then click the link.   https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/documents/SGR_ECig_ParentTipsheet_508.pdf


December 11, 2018 0

Become an RCADC Volunteer!

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Download the forms below, fill them out, and email to Jeanna at jsmack@roaneantidrug.org Interest Assessment Enrollment Form


December 10, 2018 0

Pets Can Help With Recovery

How Pets Ease the Stress of Recovery Pets


July 23, 2018 0