Saturday, April 27, is National Drug Take-Back Day. Please join us as a digital ambassador to build awareness about addiction to prescription pain medications and to encourage people to drop off their unused medications.
Here are three super easy ways afterschool programs can help promote prescription drug safety to prevent accidental overdose or prescription drug misuse.
Tennessee Afterschool Network (TAN) is responding to the opioid crisis by engaging partners and youth in prevention education efforts. Research shows that students participating in high-quality afterschool and summer programs are less likely to abuse drugs or alcohol. Tennessee has been hit especially hard by the opioid epidemic. In 2017 there were nearly 1,200 opioid […]
The Tennessee Afterschool Network (TAN) is eager to announce the launch of its new initiative to tackle the opioid crisis in our state: Afterschool Heals Tennessee (AHT). This initiative leverages afterschool programs to support children, youth, families, and communities that face the epidemic of opioid and substance abuse across the state. It will bring together […]