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Did you know?

  • January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month.
  • Tobacco, Alcohol, Marijuana, Opioids, and many other drugs are directly related to birth defects, low birth weight, even death of the fetus. ANY use is unsafe to unborn children.
  • Effects on these children can lead to a lifetime of health issues.
  • National nonsmoking week Sun January 17th- Saturday Jan 23rd
  • Weedless Wednesday Jan 20th

Upcoming Events:

  • January 12: Craighead County Out of the Dark Coalition (Facebook Live and/or ZOOM)
  • January 13: Poinsett County Partners in Health Coalition (ZOOM)
  • January 21: Arkansas Alcohol and Drug Coordinating Council Meeting (LR – State Police Headquarters)
  • January 22: ATOD Coalition Meeting (ZOOM)

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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