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Candis Batey, our Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist (ROPS), provided the 23rd Judicial Recovery Court staff training on how to use Naloxone. The training took place on January 17th, 2019 at the Charlotte Courthouse. ...

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The Clarksville Police Department (CPD) is warning the public about the possible presence of fentanyl in the community after a recent uptick in the reported number of overdoses in the community. Members of the CPD’s Special Operations Unit and 19th Judicial District Drug Task Force, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), and Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) executed multiple narcotics search warrants Saturday night at 937 Shearor Street, 2708 Whitfield Road and 232 Millstone...

[vc_row full_screen_section_height="no"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="425" img_size="full" add_caption="yes" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space height="12px"][vc_column_text] A roomful listened as the county’s top attorney, law enforcement personnel, and a local pharmacist provided insight on the opioid epidemic that is devastating Tennessee and the country. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="12px"][vc_column_text] The discussion, with speakers and question and answer session, was part of a town hall meeting April 5 about the state’s opioid epidemic that was presented by the Drug Free Dickson Coalition and the Cheatham County Community Enhancement. The meeting was at the Dickson County YMCA. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space...

[vc_row full_screen_section_height="no"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="421" img_size="full" add_caption="yes" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space height="12px"][vc_column_text] The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness has announced that Cheatham County has been named a Healthier Tennessee Community. The Cheatham County Community Enhancement Coalition (CCCEC) was awarded a $5,000 grant to celebrate this designation. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="12px"][vc_column_text] Gov. Bill Haslam and Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness CEO Richard Johnson designated 13 counties and one city Healthier Tennessee Communities on Tuesday, including Cheatham County. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="12px"][vc_column_text] Representatives from the 14 communities attended the designation ceremony at the Tennessee...