National Substance Abuse Prevention Awareness & Methamphetamine Prevention Awareness

Did you know?

  • October 2 is National Night Out.
  • October 9 and October 18, Pick up FREE Opioid Abuse Prevention Kits, informational brochures, and other freebies at ASU Football games, west concourse
  • October 21 – 31 is National Red Ribbon Week
  • Public Opioid Awareness Event at Paragould Community Center October 23, 6:00PM. We will be distributing FREE Opioid Abuse Prevention Kits and giving away drug lock boxes as door prizes at this event.
  • Out of the Dark Anti-Drug Rally/Parade, October 25, downtown Jonesboro
  • October 27 is the next National Drug Take Back. Click Arkansas Take Back: Monitor, Secure, Dispose for locations near you.

Regional Prevention Program Locations:

Prevention Region 4

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

Prevention Region 7

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



Dr. Lisa Perry
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Cell: (870) 273.2921


Kendon Gray
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Cell: (870) 819.7756

Who we are:

CRDC: Prevention operates in two of Arkansas’s thirteen Prevention Regions. These regions include 13 counties in northeast and eastern Arkansas.

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