Learn More about Youth Mental Health Challenges and Substance Abuse in Arkansas Schools

Did you know?

  • November 8th thru the 24th is national oral cancer week
  • 2\3rd of men over the age of 45 are more likely to contract oral cancer if they drink alcohol, use smokeless tobacco, smoke, or dip snuff.
  • If detected early oral cancer is curable
  • • You may better educate yourself by going to https://oralcancerfoundation.org/facts/

Upcoming Events:

  • NEARC meeting November 4th Virtual 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Craighead County Out of the Dark Coalition – Virtual meeting November 10th 11:3am-1:00pm; contact us for connection information.
  • Poinsett County Coalition meeting November11, 2020 2:00pm-3:30pm
  • LCORT Virtual meeting 11/13/20 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Arkansas Coordinating Council Meeting – November 19,2020 Arkansas State Police, Little Rock
  • ATOD Coalition of Lawrence County –Virtual Meeting November20, 2020. Contact us for connection information
  • The great American smoke out is held every third Thursday in November, which is November 19th, 2020
  • Great American Smokeout

Regional Prevention Program Locations:

Prevention Region 3

2013 E Main St
Mountain View, AR 72560
   

Prevention Region 4

2401 Fox Meadow Lane
Jonesboro, AR 72404
Phone: (870) 933.0033
Fax: (870) 933.0048

Prevention Region 3

2485 Harrison St., Suite 5
Batesville, AR 72501
   

Prevention Region 7

593 HWY 243
Marianna, AR 72360
Fax: (870) 298.2249
 


Contacts:

Jonesboro:

Dr. Lisa Perry
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Cell: (870) 273.2921


Deonna Vincent
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Cell: (870) 919.5813


Shamal Carter
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Cell: (870) 520.9482


Marianna:

Kendon Gray
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Cell: (870) 819.7756

Mountain View:

Margaret Morrison
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Cell: (870) 819.6970


Barbara Hacker
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Cell: (870) 819.6885


Batesville:

Shawn Vonwiller
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Cell: (870) 819.7349

Who we are:

CRDC: Prevention operates in 3 of Arkansas’s 13 Prevention Regions. These regions include 23 counties in Northeast, North Central, and Eastern Arkansas.

Region 3 Counties include: Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Sharp, Stone, Van Buren, White, and Woodruff

Region 4 Counties include: Clay, Craighead, Greene, Lawrence, Mississippi, Poinsett, & Randolph.

Region 7 Counties include: Crittenden, Cross, Lee, Monroe, Phillips, & St. Francis.

What We Do:

  • Raise awareness about the dangers of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
  • Provide substance abuse prevention support and programs in our regions
  • Provide speakers for schools, churches, civic organizations, and others wanting to learn more about prevention
  • Provide materials to individuals, schools, churches, law enforcement, or any group who needs them
  • Recruit and participate in the Arkansas Prevention Needs Assessment (APNA) surveys
  • SYNAR Tobacco Compliance checks and coverage studies
  • Provide assistance to community coalitions, drug free clubs, and others
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