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A coalition brings together people and organizations and leverages resources to decrease their community’s substance abuse related problems. It is a formal arrangement for collaboration among the community for all to work together toward the common goal of a safe, healthy drug-free community. Coalitions have deep connections to their local community and serve as catalysts to reduce local substance use and abuse rates. Historically, they have consisted of local residents and sector representatives who reflect their genuine beliefs on what the best strategies should be to address local substance abuse issues. Coalitions establish more proactive initiatives, and are more cost effective than reactive initiatives addressed by treatment providers and the judicial system. The community-change, environmental approach of coalitions tends to impact a greater number of people for a longer period of time, making them the better solution to Tennessee’s substance abuse issues. Currently Tennessee has 52 active county/community coalitions in Tennessee.  In 2013, these coalitions delivered more than 53 million messages and strategies to the citizens of Tennessee.

PAT Coalition Portfolio 2015

The 2015 Coalition Portfolio provides a summary of PAT’s mission and explains why Coalitions are effective tools for positive change. Additionally, there are information pages on most of our coalition members so that you can learn a little more about what each coalition is doing in their community.

CountyCoalition NameWebsiteStreetCityZipContact NameContact Email
AndersonAllies for Substance Abuse Prevention of Anderson"> 101 S. Main Street, Suite 465Clinton37716Stephanie
BlountBlount County Substance Abuse Prevention Action Team E. Lamar Alexander ParkwayMaryville37804Patti
BradleyGRAAB Coalition of Bradley County S. Ocoee Street, Room 32Cleveland37311Tanya
CampbellAnti-Drug Coalition of Campbell CountyP.O. Box 730Jacksboro37757Phyllis
CarterCarter County Drug Prevention CoalitionJennifer Miller
CheathamCheatham Co. Community Enhancement Coalition1002 Copper Kettle Cr.Pleasant View37146Laura
ClayCommunity Anti-Drug Coalition of Clay County767 Knob Creek RdCelina38551Jamie
CoffeeCoffee County Anti-Drug McMinnville Hwy.Manchester37355Christina
CumberlandCumberland County Risingwww.cumberlandcountyrising.orgP.O. Box 408Crossville38557Rolf
DavidsonNashville Prevention Partnershipwww.npponline.org1704 Charlotte Ave, Suite 200Nashville37203DeWayne
DekalbDekalb County Prevention Coalition426 West Main StreetSmithville37166Rochelle
DicksonDrug Free Dickson W. College StreetDickson37055Mark
DyerPrevention Alliance of Dyersburg and Dyer County (PADD)315 West Court StreetDyersburg38024Christi L.
FranklinFranklin County Prevention Coalition900 South Shepherd StreetWinchester37398Tabatha
GibsonMilan Prevention Coalition
GraingerGrainger United Anti Drug Coalition
GrundyGrundy Safe Communities Coalitionwww.grundysafe.com13764 US 41Tracy City37387Chasity Melton​grundysafecomm​
HamblenHamblen County Anti-Drug Coalitionwww.hamblenheat.org814 West Main StreetMorristown37814Paul
HamiltonCommunity Anti-Drug Coalition Across Hamilton County804 Central Ave.Chattanooga37403Camilla
HancockHancock County Substance Abuse Coalition1900 Kyles Ford Hwy.Sneedville37869Lauren
HawkinsHawkins County Anti-Drug Coalition
HenryHenry County Prevention Coalition408 Virginia
HoustonHouston County Drug
HumphreysHumphreys County Drug Alliance106 ThompsonWaverly37185Gerald S.
JacksonCommunity Prevention Coalition of Jackson W. Hull Ave.Gainesboro38562Nora
JeffersonRescue 180 Coalitionwww.rescue180.com2734 Lisa CircleStrawberry Plains37871Debra
JohnsonAlliance of Citizens Together Improving Our Neighborhoods ACTION Coalition, Inc.www.jctnac.org138 East Main St.Mountain City37683Angela
KnoxMetro Drug Coalitionwww.metrodrug.org4930 Lyons View PikeKnoxville37919Karen
LauderdalePrevention Alliance of Lauderdale (PAL)403 Commerce St.Ripley38063Xavier “Lawrence”
LawrenceLawrence County Substance Abuse CoalitionJenny
LincolnHelping Everyone Learn Prevention (HELP)Kaye
MadisonCommunity Anti-Drug Coalition of Jackson-Madison County Directors RowJackson38305Hilda
McMinnMcMinn County Anti-Drug Coalition Aiding Teens (MADCAT)www.drugfreemcminn.comMike
MilanMilan Prevention CoalitionMarilyn
MonroeMonroe County Prevention & Wellness Coalition
ObionObion County Anti-Drug CoalitionCarla Aaron
OvertonOverton County Anti-Drug Coalitionwww.ocadc.net302 Zachary St.Livingston38570Roger
PutnamPower of Putnamwww.powerofputnam.orgBill
RoaneRoane County Anti-Drug Coalitionwww.roaneantidrug.orgPO Box 280Kingston37763Sarah
RobertsonThe RidgeBridgett
RutherfordCommunity Anti-Drug Coalition of Rutherford Countywww.cadcor.org415 North Maple St.Murfreesboro37130Jermonde
ScottSchools Together Allowing No Drugs (STAND)www.standprogram.org115 Sheppard Rd.Oneida37841Trent
SevierHEAL of Sevier County719 Middle Creek RoadSevierville37862Nicole
ShelbyMemphis Area Prevention Coalition www.memphisprevention.org1000 South Cooper Street, Suite 111Memphis38104Zachary Ferguson
SmithSmith County Anti-Drug Coalition Turner High Circle, Suite 111Carthage37030Barbara
StewartStewart County Alliance for Substance Abuse Preventionwww.scasap.org110 Natco Dr.Dover37058Melissa
SullivanSullivan County Anti-Drug Coalitionwww.scadcoalition.orgPO Box 1701Bristol37621Alice
SumnerSumner County Anti-Drug Coalitionwww.sumnercountyantidrug.org101B Public SquareGallatin37066Justin
TiptonAnti-Drug Coalition of Tipton (ACT)www.drugfreetipton.org1997 Hwy 51 SouthCovington38019Kennisha
UnicoiUnicoi County Anti Drug CoalitionChristy A.
UnionICARE Coalition of Union County3006 Maynardville Hwy.Maynardville37807Lanelle
WashingtonWashington County Anti-Drug Coalitionwww.insightalliance.org207 E Main, Suite 1bJohnson City37604Jennifer
WeakleyWeakley County Alliance for a Safe and Drug Free Tennessee East Heights DriveMartin38237Suzanne
WhiteWAKE Spartawww.wakesparta.orgPO Box 902Sparta38583Kit
WilliamsonWilliamson Countywww.WCADCtn.org209 Gothic Court Suite # 107Franklin37064Alex
Stand in the Gap Coalition (SIGCO)www.sigco.orgP. O. Box 539Cumberland Gap37724Dan

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