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Below you will find an archive of Carter County Drug Prevention monthly Newsletter. Browse through the issues below, or follow the link located at the bottom of this page to subscribe.


November 2023 Newsletter (Dec 2023)
October- November 2023 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links Hello coalition members,    We have had such a wonderful fall season and are looking forward to impacting our community with special holiday events and activities.    Our CCDP October and November 2023 highlights include:   Nash attended a Health Fair at the Northeast State Elizabethton campus.   The bi-annual Drug Take Back Day was held at First Christian Church, across from

March 2022 Newsletter (Mar 2022)
March 2022 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS April CCC Meeting April 7th  Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting will end @ 1:30pm     Things to do before the meeting: Please make sure you have filled out this membership form. Please use this form to

February 2022 Newsletter (Feb 2022)
February 2022 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS December CCC Meeting February 3rd Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting will end @ 1:30pm     Things to do before the meeting: Please make sure you have filled out this membership form. Please use this form

January 2022 (Jan 2022)
January 2022 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS December CCC Meeting January 6th Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: 056173 Meeting will end @ 1:30pm     Things to do before the meeting: Please make sure you have filled out this&nbs

December 2021 (Dec 2021)
December 2021 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS December CCC Meeting December 2nd Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: 056173 Meeting will end @ 1:30pm     Things to do before the meeting: Please make sure you have filled out this&n

November 2021 (Nov 2021)
November 2021 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS November CCC Meeting October 4th Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: 056173 Meeting will end @ 1:30pm     Things to do before the meeting: Please make sure you have filled out this&nb

October 2021 Email (Oct 2021)
August 2021 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS October CCC Hybrid Meeting October 7th Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: 056173 Meeting will end @ 1:30pm     Things to do before the meeting: Please make sure you have filled out thi

September 2021 Email (Sep 2021)
August 2021 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS August CCC Hybrid Meeting September 2nd Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: 056173 Meeting will end @ 1:30pm     Things to do before the meeting: Please make sure you have filled out th

August 2021 Email (Jul 2021)
August 2021 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS August CCC Hybrid Meeting August 5th In-person: Lunch @ 11:30am Location:Elizabethton Parks and Recreation.300 W Mill Street.Elizabethton, TN Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm Please use the link and information below to connect at 12:00 pm  Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099 US (New

July 2021 Email (Jul 2021)
June 2021 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS June CCC Meeting Speakers: Tabitha Edwards Recovery Resources https://www.recoveryresourcestn.org/   Morgan Clark OA Big Book Solution Group https://oabigbooksolutiongroup.org/       Alcohol Poisoning   In 2019, of the 85,688 liver disease deaths among individuals ages 12 and older, 43.1 percent involved alcohol. Among males, 53,486 liver disease deaths occurred, and 45.6 percent involved alcohol. Among femal

June 2021 Email (Jun 2021)
June 2021 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS Membership Form Suicide Hotline TN REDLINE TN QUITLINE Carter County Drug Coalition (CCDP) Next Carter County Collaborative Meeting June 3, 2021 12noon-1:30pm Speaker: Julie Shoemaker BSN, RN Topic: Northeast Tennessee Nurse-Family Partnership   Congratulations: Youth Coalition and Parents This month, we would like to recognize our field day volunteers!  Thank you to your youth coalition and parents for

May 2021 Email (May 2021)
May 2021 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS Membership Form Suicide Hotline TN REDLINE TN QUITLINE Carter County Drug Coalition (CCDP) It has been a busy month at CCDP.  We are excited about our new office location and many plans for the future.  Please make plans to visit us and see what we have set up for the youth of Carter County.  We would love for you to come to the ribbon cutting on Thursday, May 6, 2021 @ 10am.  (210 S. Hills Drive, Elizabethto

April 2021 Email (Apr 2021)
April 2021 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS Membership Form Suicide Hotline TN REDLINE TN QUITLINE Carter County Drug Coalition (CCDP) Next Carter County Collaborative Meeting April 1, 2021 12noon-1:30pm Speaker: Robin Mottern who will be sharing a presentation on "Leading with Emotional Intelligence" Committees will be meeting after speaker presentation   Saturday, April 24, 2021 Harmony Freewill Baptist Church Hampton, TN 12noon-2pm Elizabethton Police Depart

March 2021 Email (Mar 2021)
RESOURCES WE Are Moving to 210 South Hills Elizabethton, TN 37643 Open House coming soon! Tim Perry, Senior Vice President of Child & Youth Services, and Kristy Tipton, Division Director of Crisis Services will be speaking about the mental health effects of isolation, loneliness, and distancing due to COVID across the lifespan, as well as how we can help intervene using resources available to us through Frontier Health.    March 4th @ 12pm-1:30pm Zoom l

February 2021 Email (Jan 2021)
Carter County Connects for Prevention  February 2021 Update Please complete a membership form - even if you only participate sparingly. We still want to make sure we capture your info as a coalition member!  February 17th is Randon Acts of Kindness Day Give the gift of KINDNESS Break The Stigma!   Our next monthly coalition meeting will be  February 4, 2021 at 12-1:30pm via Zoom. CCDP Monthly Meeting   This is a recurring meeting&n

April 2022 Newsletter (Apr 2022)
April 2022 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS April CCC Meeting April 7th  Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting will end @ 1:30pm     Things to do before the meeting: Please make sure you have filled out this membership form. Please use this form to

May 2022 Newsletter (May 2022)
May 2022 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS May CCC Meeting May 5th  Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099  Meeting will end @ 1:30pm     Things to do before the meeting: Please make sure you have filled out this membership form. Please use this form to share any upc

June 2022 Newsletter (Jun 2022)
June 2022 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS June CCC Meeting June 2nd  Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099  Meeting will end @ 1:30pm     Things to do before the meeting: Please make sure you have filled out this membership form. Please use this form to share any

July 2022 Newsletter (Jul 2022)
July 2022 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS July CCC Meeting July 7th  Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099  Meeting will end @ 1:30pm     Things to do before the meeting: Please make sure you have filled out this membership form. Please use this form to share any

Podcast 2 (Jul 2022)
    Did you hear?   We started a podcast with Recovery Resources!   Go listen here!   This week's "Whiskey Ain't Workin' Anymore" podcast features one of our favorite community partners, Ryan Witten!    Tune in to hear about Ryan's life, his inspiring words and learn his favorite Travis Tritt song.   As mentioned on the podcast, an upcoming football camp for children of diverse abilities is being offered by Witten Huddle & Sidekick Th

Joy's Podcast email (Jul 2022)
It's podcast Friday!   Go listen here!   This week's "Whiskey Ain't Workin' Anymore" podcast features Joy McCray!    Tune in to hear about the work Joy has done and is doing in our community (and, learn her favorite Travis Tritt song!)    Go like all the social media here:  Elizabethton Chamber Facebook Whiskey Ain't Workin' Anymore Facebook  Whiskey Ain't Workin' Anymore Instagram    Next Friday's episode will feature Sherr

Sherry's Podcast (Jul 2022)
It's podcast Friday!   Go listen here!   This week's "Whiskey Ain't Workin' Anymore" podcast features Sherry Barnett!    Tune in to hear about the work Sherry is doing around harm reduction (and, learn her favorite Travis Tritt song!)    Go like all the social media here:  NE TN Regional Harm Reduction Coalition Facebook Whiskey Ain't Workin' Anymore Facebook  Whiskey Ain't Workin' Anymore Instagram    Next Friday's episode

August 2022 Newsletter (Aug 2022)
August 2022 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Website August CCC Meeting August 4th  Virtual: Join Zoom @ 12pm   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98690075603?pwd=cDdFQWlSVUk4SzV5cHpmYnlHNXl1Zz09 Meeting ID: 986 9007 5603 Passcode: ccc Dial by your location         +1 929 205 6099  Meeting will end @ 1:30pm     Things to do before the meeting: Please make sure you have filled out this membership form. Please use

October 2022 Newsletter (Oct 2022)
October 2022 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links We were extremely honored to be selected as one of the STRONG ACC's 2022 Resilience Award Winners. We are so grateful for the STRONG ACC Resilience Awards Committee and the full STRONG ACC for their support and efforts throughout the region.  October Outstanding Coalition Member: Valentina Escobar Gonzalez Beyond Engagement - Social Media Solutions   Valentina shared:   Why is Carte

September 2022 Newsletter (Sep 2022)
September 2022 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Website September Outstanding Coalition Member: Craig Forrester Recovery Resources & Sullivan County Anti-Drug Coalition      Craig shared:    Why is Carter County Drug Prevention important to you and/or our community?   They do the best job of any organization I know of working with youth to help the next generation live meaningful and drug free lives. Their staff believes in thei

November 2022 Newsletter (Nov 2022)
November 2022 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links November Outstanding Coalition Member: Emily Brooks Elizabethton City Schools   Emily shared:   Why is Carter County Drug Prevention important to you and/or our community?  Carter County Drug Prevention is such a wonderful and invaluable community partner. Since I started my career, CCDP has always been a passionate and eager to help. I love working with this organization because everyone at CCDP as

December 2022 Newsletter (Dec 2022)
December 2022 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links December Outstanding Coalition Member: Sue Bonito     Sue shared:   Why is what you do important to our community?     I love to do service where I live. Having lived here for 18 months, getting involved is very important to me. Working with others gives me a sense of fulfillment and joy.    Here are service positions I have held over the last 40 years. Outdoor Educator Gi

Holiday 2022 Newsletter (Dec 2022)
 We wish you the happiest of holidays from our family to yours!  CCDP Links This project is funded in part by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. View this email in your browser Carter County Drug Prevention. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. This message was sent to ccdpdirector@outlo

Happy New Year January 2023 Newsletter (Jan 2023)
January 2023 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links Hello coalition members,    I hope you all had a great Christmas!    December CCDP 2022 highlights include:  Nash, Tia and I completed Pathways Grief classes to learn to assist children in managing losses they may encounter. To learn more about The Grief Recovery Method programs, offered locally by Diane Thissel, visit their website here.  Our team hosted a "Wellness Wednesday" self-care

March 2023 Newsletter (Mar 2023)
March 2023 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links Hello coalition members,      Our CCDP February 2023 highlights include: We welcomed Meagan Fisher as our Drug Free Communities and PEAK Mentorship Program Director and Brooke Shy as our Executive Administrative Assistant! We are so excited to have them as part of our team.  We celebrated Tia's one year anniversary with CCDP!  We had a great few days in Nashville for PAT Day on the Hill. (see pictu

June 2023 Newsletter (Jun 2023)
June 2023 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links Hello coalition members,    Our CCDP May 2023 highlights include:  Staff members Jess, Nash, Tia and myself, along with volunteer, Sarah Sumpter, attended the Partners in Prevention Conference at Montgomery Bell State Park. We received great information to bring back home! (pictures 1 & 2 below) Check out our outstanding coalition member spotlight to learn more about the presentation Kelly Kitchens and I

February 2023 Newsletter (Feb 2023)
February 2023 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links Hello coalition members,    I hope you all have had a great start to 2023!      Lots of shout outs to partners this month! Thanks to: Milligan College Flag Football team for helping clean up our backyard as their Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service project! Elizabethton City and Carter County Mayors for proclaiming January as Mentoring Month in our community! AA for hosting a 24 hour Alkathon

April 2023 Newsletter (Apr 2023)
April 2023 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links Hello coalition members,    Our CCDP March 2023 highlights include:  Tia participated in the ETSU College of Public Health's Networking Night Nash worked with youth coalition members and other community kids to install a "Healthy Brains" art display at August Muse.  Seuss on the Loose and Glow in the Dark Dodgeball events were a great success! We are always grateful to partner with Elizab

May 2023 Newsletter (May 2023)
May 2023 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links Hello coalition members,    Our CCDP April 2023 highlights include:    Thank you to everyone who took our annual coalition survey! You can see the full results here. We so appreciate your valuable feedback!   We hosted our annual "Kick Butts Day" Kickball tournament. We had nearly 100 participants of all ages who played kickball and received education on dangers of nicotine use. Check out the pictu

July 2023 Newsletter (Jul 2023)
July 2023 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links Hello coalition members,    We have had a busy summer full of travel and events!   Our CCDP June 2023 highlights include:  TNSTRONG and TTI were both amazing! Check out the pictures of our youth coalition attending both in the youth coalition section below.  Summer Kickoff Picnic in South Hills! We were able to provide lock boxes, overdose response kits and resources to members of this amazing com

October 2023 Newsletter (Oct 2023)
October 2023 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links Hello coalition members,    We have had a busy late summer and early fall season! So busy, in fact, that we are behind on our newsletters! This one is packed full of the things we have missed updating you on for the past few months.    Our CCDP July, August and September 2023 highlights include the pictures below and:  Pokemon in the Park was a huge success! Thanks to Elizabethton Parks and Rec and El

March 2024 Newsletter (Mar 2024)
March 2024 CARTER COUNTY CONNECTS CCDP Links Hello coalition members,    We had such a wonderful winter season and are looking forward to impacting our community with special holiday events and activities.    Our CCDP December 2023 highlights include:   Our Carter County Collaborative leadership team met for 2024 Strategic Planning. Jilian and Rebecca attended week two of Coalition Business Administration training in Knoxville.  Happy holi

January 2021 Email (Jan 2021)
Carter County Connects for Prevention  January 2021 Update Please complete a membership form - even if you only participate sparingly. We still want to make sure we capture your info as a coalition member!  Text block at your service. Replace this text with yours. From CCDP Board of Directors and Staff we hope you had a happy, safe & healthy Christmas holiday and we would like to wish each and every one of you a Happy, Safe & Healthy New Year. What is a Coaliti

December 2020 Email (Dec 2020)
Carter County Connects for Prevention  December 2020 Update Please complete a membership form - even if you only participate sparingly. We still want to make sure we capture your info as a coalition member!        THANK YOU to everyone who took our surveys on combining the CCDP, Health Council and Community Advisory Board Meetings.     Beginning in January 2021, our meetings will be held on the first Thursday of every month from 12-1:30. Calend

November 2020 (Nov 2020)
Carter County Connects for Prevention  November 2020 Update It's coalition survey time! Please take this annual survey to let us know how we are doing and what we can improve on!    https://redcap.link/dsas Thanks to  Elizabethton Arts & Cultural Alliance for sharing at our coalition meeting this month!    Watch it here if you missed it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zayx7Iw03Ns   Our next monthly coalition meeting will be  December 2, 20

October 2020 Email (Oct 2020)
Carter County Connects for Prevention  October 2020 Update Please complete a membership form - even if you only participate sparingly. We still want to make sure we capture your info as a coalition member!    Our next monthly coalition meeting will be  October 7th, 2020 at 3pm via Zoom. CCDP Monthly Meeting   This is a recurring meeting    Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81627860053   Meeting ID: 816 2786 0053 One tap mobile +1646558

September 2020 (Aug 2020)
Carter County Connects for Prevention  September 2020 Update Please complete a membership form - even if you only participate sparingly. We still want to make sure we capture your info as a coalition member!  Our next monthly coalition meeting will be September 2nd, 2020 at 3pm via Zoom. CCDP Monthly Meeting This is a recurring meeting  Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81627860053 Meeting ID: 816 2786 0053 One tap mobile +16465588656,,81627860053# US (Ne

August 2020 (Aug 2020)
Carter County Connects for Prevention  August 2020 Update Please complete a membership form to make sure you are featured on our website and you stay updated on CCDP happenings! Our next monthly coalition meeting will be August 5, 2020 at 3pm via Zoom. CCDP Monthly Meeting This is a recurring meeting  Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81627860053 Meeting ID: 816 2786 0053 One tap mobile +16465588656,,81627860053# US (New York) Our speaker will be: 

July 2020 (Jun 2020)
Carter County Connects for Prevention  June 2020 Update Please complete a membership form to make sure you stay updated on CCDP happenings! Our next monthly coalition meeting will be July 1, 2020 at 3pm via Zoom. CCDP Monthly Meeting This is a recurring meeting  Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81627860053 Meeting ID: 816 2786 0053 One tap mobile +16465588656,,81627860053# US (New York) Our speaker will be:  Tennessee Reconnect is an initiative to

June 2020 (Jun 2020)
Carter County Connects for Prevention  June 2020 Update CCDP Membership Form:  Please make sure you have completed our CCDP membership form. You may do so electronically here: https://forms.gle/KxkhTS91ei5t75LZ6.  Our next monthly coalition meeting will be June 3, 2020 at 3pm via Zoom. Topic: CCDP June Meeting Time: Jun 3, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88563462203 Meeting ID: 885 6346 2203 One

May 2020 Copy - Restore (May 2020)
Carter County Connects for Prevention  May 2020 Update Monthly coalition meeting reminder- May 6, 2020 3pm via Zoom  Join here:  https://zoom.us/j/925125943 Meeting ID: 925 125 943 One tap mobile +16465588656,,925125943#   CCDP Steering Committee candidates in action.  Officer Elections It is time for our annual officer election! Please choose up to FIVE candidates using this form: https://forms.gle/gzSVbgUhGDZVEAab7 Candidates are:  Kim

April 2020 - Restore (Mar 2020)
Carter County Connects for Prevention  April 2020 Update Carter County Drug Prevention is an anti-drug coalition designed to bring together diverse organizations, factions or constituencies who agree to work together to achieve a common goal. VISION: To create a safe and healthy Carter County. MISSION: Reduce substance abuse through collaborative planning, community action, and policy advocacy.  NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:00pm via Zoom!   To




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