Vision: Tennesseans living free of substance use.
Mission: Serve as the collective voice for substance use prevention by empowering coalitions, advocating for effective policies, and building strategic partnerships.
Core Values: Coalition Empowerment | Collective Voice | Collaboration | Trusted Source | Solution Centered
Prevention Alliance of Tennessee (PAT) Three-Year Goals
Build and Strengthen PAT Infrastructure: Clearly outline and build out the organizational infrastructure, processes, relationships, and systems needed to ensure the long-term stability and growth of PAT.
Marketing and Communication of Expertise: Capture and consistently communicate PAT’s expertise in the area of substance use prevention to key stakeholders to support PAT’s mission of advocating for effective policies.
Empower Substance Use Prevention Coalitions: Serve as the trusted resource to build, connect, support and grow substance use prevention coalitions across Tennessee.
Diversify Funding Sources: Increase the total number of PAT funders and total amount of PAT funding further ensure its long-term viability and ability to build out the infrastructure needed to further PAT’s mission.
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WHO WE ARE
The Prevention Alliance is a network of over 50 coalitions that fosters collaboration and leverages resources to enhance environmental strategies and targeted statewide services in the fields of substance use prevention and public health. PAT Coalitions implement data-driven and evidence-based programs across the state, helping build Tennessee’s capacity to create stronger, healthier communities, families and individuals.
WHAT WE DO
The Prevention Alliance of Tennessee (PAT) is a public health nonprofit working to create healthier a Tennessee by reducing the burden of substance use. Funded by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, we work with coalitions across the state to spread the message of prevention. Together, our alliance fosters collaboration and leverages resources to enhance environmental strategies and targeted statewide services in the fields of substance use prevention and public health.
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Staff & Board
The Prevention Alliance of Tennessee team is governed by a Board of Directors which includes coalition leadership and strategic sector partners from across the state. The CEO manages the day-to-day oversight of organizational operations.
Stephanie A. Strutner, MPH, CPSII
Prevention Alliance of Tennessee
KM Clark Consulting Group
Smith County Drug Prevention
Sully Public Relations
Hamilton County Coalition
Unicoi County Prevention Coalition
MPA, CPSII Nashville Prevention Partnership
Prevention Coalition 4 Success
Director of Community Outreach, Covenant Cookeville
MPH, CPSII Executive Director
Metro Drug Coalition
President and Founder
KM Clark Consulting
Drug Free Tipton
Epidemiologist TNDOH, Office of Informatics & Analytics
Executive Director, Maury County Prevention Coalition