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It takes everyone in a community to keep it safe for our children and future generations to come.  Whether you are a parent, grandparent, family member, college student, community member or even a youth, everyone has a critical role in creating a community that is safe, healthy, and drug-free.

We’d like to extend an invitation for you to join the WCPC as a volunteer, sponsor, and/or partner. Or, follow along with us on our journey!

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of substance misuse initiation among the youth in Weakley County.

Rx misuse

Cigarette use

e-Cigarette use

alcohol use

marijuana use

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Weakley County Prevention Coalition

Alcohol & drug use affects every sector of society, straining our economy, our healthcare & criminal

How are people exposed to secondhand smoke?People can be exposed to secondhand smoke in homes, cars, the workplace, and public places. In the United States, the source of most secondhand smoke is from cigarettes, followed by pipes, cigars, and other tobacco products.Which cancers are associated with secondhand smoke?Inhaling secondhand smoke causes lung cancer in nonsmokers. Some research also suggests that secondhand smoke may increase the risk of breast cancer, nasal sinus cavity cancer, and nasopharyngeal cancer in adults and leukemia, lymphoma, and brain tumors in children, although more research is needed on this subject._______________The Tennessee REDLINE is the 24/7/365 resource for substance abuse treatment referrals. Anyone can call or text 800-889-9789 for confidential referrals. ... See MoreSee Less
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Brush your teeth at least twice a day. Try to set a goal to brush after breakfast and before you go to bed. Research tells us that cluttered areas are more difficult for a brain to be creative, think clearly, and be productive. Try to clean and organize your space daily. Take a bath or shower once a day. Wash your hair with shampoo as much as your hair type recommends. Wear fresh clothes every day, even if your old clothes do not smell. Clean underwear is also important. Ask an adult for help if you need. Research shows that there is no body or brain that functions optimally with less than 8 hours of sleep a day. Try and go to bed at the same time daily. Making your bed each day is a small task you can achieve. Achieving small tasks like this daily encourages positive progression into your day. ... See MoreSee Less
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Register for the Weakley County Drive-thru Baby Shower. To register use this link: ... See MoreSee Less
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Recent Newsletters

Check out our recent newsletters to stay in the know about all of Weakley County Prevention Coalition’s actions!

January Newsletter

WCPC went dashing through December with all of our prevention work!   WCPC prevention staff accomplished many goals. One of the coalition’s goals has been to have representatives from the faith-based sector be members of the coalition. Aimee met with a local...

December Newsletter

WCPC has been working hard to continue our prevention efforts during the month of November!   In November, our Martin Enrichment Academy youth coalition met to discuss prescription medicine safety and how to prevent abuse and overdoses. WCPC partnered with...

November Newsletter

WCPC had a very successful Red Ribbon Week 2020!   We provided PPE and coalition materials to all Weakley County School's students and teachers. We are proud to announce one of our very own youth coalition members Paige Mallon, who also stars in our new "5 Facts"...