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, 2018 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

Have You Talked To Your Kids About Drugs? Why Not Tonight?

When I found out my wife was pregnant with our oldest child, I started dreaming of the football and basketball player he would soon be. Five years after he was born, Jake was diagnosed with Autism. I wasn’t really sure what it was, but I knew he wasn’t in to sports. He would spend hours…
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December 16, 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

Drug Prevention Tips for Every Age

Drug Prevention Tips for Every Age


April 4, 2018 0

Man High On Meth Breaks Down Nashville Woman’s Door

  Source: WKRN NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was arrested after he reportedly broke down the door of a Priest Lake area home early Tuesday morning. It happened around 2 a.m. at a home on Lincoya Creek Drive. Metro police said a woman was home alone when she heard something outside her front door.…
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March 13, 2018 0