ASAC Regional Coalition Meeting Celebrates Dr. Sue Cantrell Former Director of LENOWISCO & Cumberland Plateau Health Districts

ASAC’s live coalition meeting celebrates Dr Sue Cantrell with her pioneering efforts in SWVA. She discussing the history of SWVA strategies to deal with the drug epidemic, the ASAC Coalition and her journey in bringing harm reduction programming to Virginia!  Special guest Sarah Wilson, Assistant Director of NAMI Virginia also speaks on mental health and…

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ASAC Coalition Region Partners with Law Enforce with 29 Drop Boxs and 7 Drug Incinerators!

Decreasing the access to drugs in SW Virginia is a top priority for the ASAC Coalition. ASAC regional surveys continue to indicate that access to prescription drugs is acquired from family members in the home. Community partnerships are key to tackling effective strategies in properly deposing unwanted or unused medications. ASAC has strong partnerships with…

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Telling the Story of SW VA … Sally Satel: The Secret History of the Opioid Epidemic

  The story of why pain relievers took root in Appalachia decades before the introduction of OxyContin Please listen , learn and help tell our story.   In the podcast Sally Satel, M.D., tells her thoughts about addiction from her own experience as a psychiatrist practicing in Appalachia. However, for me this particular podcast is…

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Recovering Faith Based Mountain Movers Coalition Member in SW VA Discusses the Power of Connection in Healing

Hooked On Fishing Not Drugs event in Hurley, Virginia at the Blankenship Park. Thank you Rainbow Trout Ministries for stocking the fish. The event was cosponsored by the ASAC Coalition and Mountain Movers Coalition Buchanan Co Chapter. Shout out to DJ Horn for his testimony and for his commitment to Mountain Movers and the Rainbow…

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The SW VA ASAC Coalition Presents The Virginia Attorney General with an Award of Appreciation for 11 Years of Supporting Regionl Prevention Efforts!

Check out some of the highlights of the ASAC Coalition over the last 10 years. Award of Appreciation presented today by the ASAC Coalition to the Honorable Mark R Herring Attorney General of Virginia for the on-going support of the ASAC Coalition and the collaborative efforts of substance misuse prevention in SW VA.#ASACCommunitySpotlight #OurCommunityOurResponsibility#Virginia Attorney…

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