A healthy and safe community, free of substance abuse.
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
Should You Tell Another Parent About Their Child’s Behavior?
You may already know how to talk to your child about drugs and alcohol…but what do you do when it’s one of your child’s friends? If you believe a child may be engaging in harmful behavior, it might be time to talk to their parents about it. Addressing another parent with your concerns may seem…
My Time at MDC: Letter From Molly Brinkley
As my internship with Metro Drug Coalition comes to a close, I have been reflecting on the amazing experiences I’ve had here. From running social media pages and creating blog posts to doing an on-air interview and attending my first board meeting, I have gained valuable insight on working in communications for a nonprofit. While…
Born Drug-Free TN Celebrates Campaign Relaunch
Key community partners for the Born Drug-Free TN campaign, including Metro Drug Coalition, United Way of Greater Knoxville, Appalachia HIDTA, and more, gathered at United Way on August 1 to celebrate and learn about the campaign’s relaunch. The revised Born Drug-Free campaign include: a new website design by Knox Web, revised printed materials, and updated…