About Us

What do we do?

We focus on seven evidence-based prevention strategies. These include:

Provide Information: ex. Presentations in the community, brochures, media campaigns

Enhance Skills: ex. Workshops, seminars, parenting classes, model programs in schools

Provide Support: ex. Opportunities for safe activities, mentoring, referrals, youth clubs

Enhance access and reduce barriers: ex. Increase access to treatment, childcare, housing

Change consequences: ex. Increasing public recognition for deserved behavior; citations

Change physical design: ex. Change environment to reduce risk/enhance protection

Modify/change policies: Formal change in written procedures, by laws, practices.

Check out our programs tab for resources and to learn more about our specific initiatives.


210 South Hills DrElizabethton, TN 37643

Funding provided by grants from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, United Way of East TN Highlands, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Drug Free Communities Program, National Recreation and Parks Association and others.  

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