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Prescription Drug Abuse Workshop

Complimentary Workshop Presented by the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA), the Tennessee Health Emergency Preparedness (EP), the Tennessee Methamphetamine & Pharmaceutical Task Force and the National Center for Emergency Preparedness Prescription drug abuse is at epidemic proportions. In 2009 approximately 1 million emergency department visits were attributed to prescription drug abuse. In the 2010 National Survey…
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February 1, 2013 0

Harriman Students Give Holiday Boost

Students at Harriman Middle School took advantage of an opportunity to spread some holiday cheer. U.S. troops stationed in Kuwait show off Christmas stockings made by Harriman Middle School P-3 Club members. The students sent the stockings and Christmas cards to the troops through the Adopt A Soldier Program. The school’s Positive Peer Pressure —…
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January 16, 2013 0

Pharmacide: Every 17 days, overdoses kill in Roane County

By Matt Lakin KINGSTON — Pills killed more people in Roane County last year than guns, knives, car wrecks or plane crashes. Twenty-one men and women died of accidental drug overdoses here in 2010, according to preliminary statistics from the county medical examiner. That’s an average of about one death every 17 days. The first…
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October 30, 2012 0

Roane County Sheriff’s Office get new website

The Roane County Sheriff’s Office has launched a new web site: http://www.tnrcso.org.


October 30, 2012 0

211 Call Centers are now open nationwide

211 Call Centers are now open nationwide. This hotline allows individuals to locate individual care services. For more information or to learn more about your area’s coverage, visit 211.org.


October 30, 2012 0

P3 Clubs

Each Roane County High School now has a Positive Peer Pressure (P3) Club, which receives monetary and material support from RCADC. These clubs have a faculty member who serves as a sponsor. The goal is for these clubs to carry alcohol, tobacco, and drug free messages to classmates as well as to their community. As…
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October 30, 2012 0