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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!

Average Ages

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

"Studies have shown that the use of marijuana is associated with reduced cognitive function in teens. One study found that teens who regularly use marijuana lose an average of 5.8 IQ points by the time they reach adulthood. Other long-term risks associated with marijuana use include respiratory issues, increased chance of lung cancer and heart attack, problems with child development during and after pregnancy, and the development of Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (characterized by cycles of severe nausea, vomiting, and dehydration that may require emergency medical attention)."Read more to understand more: americanaddictioncenters.org/marijuana-rehab/effects-of-marijuana-on-teenage-brain______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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If you would like free assistance in ending your addiction please reach out to the Tennessee REDLINE.-----------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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We want each member of our community to be healthy and thriving. One way to achieve that is through healthy habits. Take two minutes and thirty seconds to learn how you can improve your heart's ability to thrive. Remember, we are always here to help. If you need assistance to quit smoking then please reach out to the REDLINE ---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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Recent Newsletters

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

January Newsletter

facebooktwitterinstagram 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....

December Newsletter

facebooktwitterinstagram 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....

November Newsletter

facebooktwitterinstagram 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...