If you need to dispose of medications there are locations all over the region.

The next event is October 28th from 10 am - 2 pm

At the April 29th disposal results
Johnson City Police Department - 48 cars
123 lbs total lbs     .6 lbs of controlled substances

Jonesborough Fire Hall - 19 cars
78.59 lbs total lbs     .09.lbs of controlled substances

Gray Community Center - 
29.10 lbs total lbs     3.6 .lbs of controlled substances

Rid your home of unwanted, unused or expired medications.
Prescription and over-the counter medications can be 
diverted for use by teens or other people who seek to abuse
or sell them.  Help us raise awareness and keep your 
family, home and community safe.

59% of those who came brought at least 
1 controlled substance
                                                               In volume 9% of the items were controlled substances.
                                                                62% had never been to an event before
                                                                      Most heard about it on the TV or in the newspaper. 

 Click below to learn more about the Faith Based Recovery Network we are building in NE Tennessee.
The handouts and presentations provided from previous gatherings are also available here

Our 3rd annual Tough Pill to Swallow Event is 
August 18, 2017
Click here for the link to find the presentations and other information from the last event

About Us:

Our vision is "creating a safer, healthier community through prevention." This is achieved through projects and activities that may prevent and reduce the impact of substance abuse on the community.

Additionally, our efforts include strategies that promote healthy and safe behaviors and attitudes in Washington County in order to create community wide change.

Updates and information

Contact Us:

207 E Main Street, Suite 1E, Johnson City, TN 37604

207 E Main St #1e

This project is funded by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

We hold regular meetings that are open to the public on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 3:30 PM at the Trinity Church on University Parkway in Johnson City, TN.

There are some expenses that grants don't cover.  If you want to support prevention in the community and region we would gladly accept any amount to support our efforts.