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
MDC is Seeking YMDC Advisory Committee Members!
We are seeking YMDC Advisory Committee Members! What is YMDC Advisory Committee and why do we have one? Our Advisory Committee serves a vital role in helping our Youth Metro Drug Coalition exist and thrive. This group of individuals provides support to MDC staff and YMDC members and serves as professional mentors. We believe the…
How MDC Changed Me
My time at MDC has been one of learning and growth for me as an individual and as a member of the Knoxville community. I have come to value being informed about how our community is being impacted by the actions our state and federal government is taking against the disease of addiction….
Support Systems, an Integral Part of Recovery
For individuals struggling with the disease of addiction, it may be hard for them to picture living a sober, clean life. Throughout a normal day, there can be numerous pitfalls and temptations that could result in a relapse of substance abuse. A huge component of an individual’s continued sober-living is the strength of the support…