Drug Endangered Children Annual Conference

Tennessee Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (TADEC) in conjunction with the National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (National DEC) is hosting its annual conference August 24-27th 2021 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, TN.

The Drug Endangered Children Conference will provide training on the latest research and best practices to help drug endangered children, families, and the communities.

This conference will equip participants to enhance collaborative efforts using a multidisciplinary approach to identify, protect, and help children from the harmful effects of their parent’s and caregiver’s substance misuse.



Online Narcan Training Event

Free Online Narcan Training. The training last approximately 45 minutes.

If you are a resident of Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, Robertson, Sumner, or Stewart County you will be certified and receive a free Narcan kit.

The only side effect of Narcan is LIFE!

Join Candis Batey, Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist for a free Online Narcan training.

Some Topics We Will Go Over Include:

• What are opioids, the opioid epidemic, and how it is impacting TN and your community

• Harm Reduction

• Reducing Stigma

• The Addicted Brain and Trauma

• Risk factors of an opioid overdose

• Recognizing an opioid overdose

• Naloxone: how and when to use it

• Compassion fatigue, burn out and self-care

Arrangements will be made following the training to pick up your Narcan kits.