MDC partners with Volunteer TV for the “Be A Parent. Not A Peer.” Campaign
MDC is sponsoring WVLT’s Rivalry Thursday games with a special underage drinking message for parents: “You don’t always have to be the life of the party!”
We’ve joined the blogosphere!
Testing… testing. 1, 2, 3. Is this thing on?
Our yet-to-be-named blog will feature weekly posts from the MDC staff. You can read about the latest abuse trends plus get tips on how to stay healthy and drug-free.
Coalition Spotlight: Kim Pouncey, TopShelf Responsible Beverage Service
Kim Pouncey is the President of TopShelf Responsible Beverage Service. MDC sat down with her to find out more about her background in substance abuse prevention and how she became involved with MDC and other programs.
NAS rates are cause for further prevention efforts
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) is extremely prevalent in Tennessee. While there are valiant efforts to help the mothers and children who are affected by NAS, there is little being done to prevent the initial addiction from occurring.
Manage your prescriptions carefully
October is Talk About Prescriptions month. It is designed to communicate the importance of safe and appropriate prescription drug use.
Check out our new window clings!
MDC is retiring its “No Sale. No I.D. No Way.” retail campaign with new messaging. The window cling draws attention by using humor to deliver a no sale to minors message.
MDC expands its staff with the hiring of two new employees
Meet our new staff members! MDC saw an opportunity to grow and decided to add two new key players to our team. Alyshan Taylor, MPH has come on as our new Project Director while Stan Grubb steps in as the first Lifeline Regional Coordinator.
New leadership comes to MDC’S board of directors
The MDC would like to welcome the six new community leaders joining our board of directors.
In Photos: Cumberland Avenue takes aim at fake IDs
In August, MDC hosted a special fake ID training at Goal Post Tavern for 37 servers, bartenders and bouncers on Cumberland Avenue.