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Red Ribbon Week Impact Chesnee High Student Club The following video was written and directed by members of the Impact Chesnee High student club at Chesnee High School for the 2017 Red Ribbon Week. This student club is part of Impact Spartanburg. These students are true leaders in their community and are making strides to ... Read More

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There will be a Prescription Drug Take Back   Saturday September 27th, 2014   It will start at 10 a.m., in EIGHT different locations throughout the area.  Please bring all unused, old, or unwanted prescription pills and their bottles to these locations:       We want to keep these prescription medications out of the ... Read More

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I would just like to remind everyone about our facebook page!   https://www.facebook.com/SpartanburgImpact   Audrey, one of our great IMPACT volunteers, takes the time to update our page whenever we find new information we want to share.  We are currently trying to connect with other organizations as well as individuals.  We encourage everyone to go ... Read More

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  The Community Alcohol and Drug IMPACT Coalition is very lucky to have our partnership with local law enforcement.  They are greatly involved in our efforts and always offer assistance by helping to make sure restaurants and businesses comply with age restrictions on alcohol and tobacco by doing compliance checks. We send out teams of ... Read More

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The Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) is what we use to plan and implement prevention activities. This is the process we used to determine where, how, and why we needed a Drug Free Communities grant in this area.   According to SAMHSA’s website: “The SPF process: Promotes youth development Reduces risk-taking behaviors Builds assets and resilience ... Read More

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This year at the CADCA Mid-Year Training Institute in Orlando, Florida we are lucky enough to invite an IMPACT Coalition Member to take part.  It’s always exciting when a volunteer is able to participate and share the information they have learned.   The training this year is “The Power of the Movement” and takes place ... Read More

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Results! April 2014 This was a safe way to reduce the amount of prescription medications that get into our water supply, landfills, and into the hands of those who would abuse them.  These unused or expired pills were taken to be destroyed, while the bottles and plastic they came in were recycled. ... Read More

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It’s already April, and that means Prom season!              A lot of high school students around Spartanburg will be going to prom in the next few weeks. Everyone has heard the horror stories of unsafe drinking and driving during prom, or youth that fall victim to sexual assault. Do you ... Read More

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Prescription Drug Take-Back   April 26, 2014         10:00 a.m.- 2 p.m.   What is a Prescription Drug Take-Back? Exactly what it sounds like, turning in all of your unused, expired, or unwanted prescription pills.  It is anonymous, no questions asked.   Why? The goal is to keep the unused drugs out of your medicine cabinet.  ... Read More

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