A healthy and safe community, free of substance misuse.
Improve the health of the greater Knoxville community by reducing the use of alcohol and drugs through policy, systems and environment change.
How we are making a difference
MDC Welcomes New Staff!
Davis Rhea, Regional Lifeline Director: Davis facilitates recovery efforts across the sixteen county area of Region 2. He educates those in recovery and the community with a specific goal in mind, reducing the stigma of substance misuse by establishing lifelines and support services for individuals in need. Davis has a passion for helping others find…
Now Hiring: Lifeline Regional Director
Metro Drug Coalition Lifeline Regional Director About Metro Drug Coalition is the only non-profit agency in Knoxville that offers community-directed, family-driven and youth-focused strategies to prevent substance abuse. MDC works to mobilize the entire community against the abuse of alcohol and other drugs. The Lifeline Project was established to reduce stigma related to the disease…
7th Annual Community Champion Awards
Do you know someone who is making Knoxville a safer and healthier place to live? Nominate them for MDC’s 7th Annual Community Champion Awards! Nominate: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BCDQSGR The Community Champion Awards is a time for MDC to recognize community leaders who are making Knoxville a safer and healthier place to live! The event will be at The…