Committed to creating a healthy and safe community, free of substance abuse
Metro Drug Coalition iis a non-profit organization that serves as the drug abuse prevention, professional training and public awareness arm of Knoxville and Knox County.
Metro Drug Coalition serves the community by educating; advocating for treatment and prevention; and uniting policy makers and leaders to address community substance abuse issues.
Strategic Prevention Framework?
SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) is a planning process for preventing substance use and misuse.
The five steps and two guiding principles of the SPF offer prevention professionals a comprehensive process for addressing the substance misuse and related behavioral health problems facing their communities. The effectiveness of the SPF begins with a clear understanding of community needs and involves community members in all stages of the planning process. Read more here....