Roane County Anti-Drug Coalition

Education.......Prevention.......Hope

TDH FINDS SOME OVERDOSE DEATHS ASSOCIATED WITH BUPRENORPHINE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2018 CONTACT: Elizabeth Hart 615-741-3446 Elizabeth.Hart@tn.gov   TDH FINDS SOME OVERDOSE DEATHS ASSOCIATED WITH BUPRENORPHINE Drug Coupled with Counseling Effective in Addiction Treatment, but Has Risk for Misuse NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Buprenorphine is an important part of treatment for many with substance use disorder, and coupled with therapy and support…
Read more


January 9, 2018 0

AG Sessions expected to rescind marijuana policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to rescind a policy that had let legalized marijuana flourish without federal intervention across the country. That’s according to two people with direct knowledge of the decision. They were not allowed to publicly discuss it before an announcement expected Thursday and spoke to the Associated Press on…
Read more


January 4, 2018 0

Coalition Takes Back 45.6 Pounds of Meds

Coalition Takes Back 45.6 Pounds of Meds


November 21, 2017 0

14th Annual Say No To Drugs Balloon Release November 12th

14th Annual Say NO To Drugs Balloon Release


November 7, 2017 0

Get Rid of Old Meds at Take Back Saturday

Get rid of old meds at Take Back Saturday


October 27, 2017 0

10 for $20k Challenge

10 for 20k Challenge Flyer


February 15, 2017 0

RCADC Receives Life-Saving Donation

rcadc-gets-donation-to-save-lives


December 21, 2016 0

Powerful Heroin Substitute Called Pink Being Sold Online

An increasingly popular synthetic opioid known as Pink is being sold online, according to NBC News. Only four states—Florida, Ohio, Wyoming and Georgia—have banned the drug, also known as U-47700. Pink is eight times stronger than heroin, the article notes. The drug, along with other synthetic opioids, is being shipped into the United States from…
Read more


October 23, 2016 0

DEA Warns Public and Law Enforcement About Risks of Opioid Carfentanil

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has issued a warning to the public and law enforcement about the risks of the synthetic opioid carfentanil, ABC News reports. Carfentanil is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl. Carfentanil has been linked to a significant number of overdose deaths in various parts of…
Read more


October 2, 2016 0