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Learn More About The HC Coalition's Nu-Start

The Hamilton County Coalition provides a host of initiatives and programs designed to empower recovery and prevent overdose, addiction, and death. The NU-START Program is one of The Coalition’s Initiatives offering comprehensive wrap-around services to those who need them most. You may be familiar with the phrase, “Wrap-around Services,” or you may have no clue what the term means.

Safe Stations! Get Help With Addiction @ Any firehouse - Any Day - Any Hour

The Chattanooga Fire Department and the Hamilton County Coalition’s Nu-Start program have partnered to launch the “Safe Stations” initiative in Chattanooga. “Safe Stations” make all fire stations within Chattanooga 24-hour havens, where anyone struggling with opioid addiction can be connected to treatment and recovery options.


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5721 Marlin Rd 6100 building, Suite 3200 Chattanooga, TN 37411

News & Updates

DEA & HCCoalition Rx Drug Take Back Planned

The Hamilton County Coalition, DEA, and Local Law Enforcement and Community Partners collaborate throughout the year to host prescription drug take-back events

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

During National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in July, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) will launch a free and accredited e-learning program: Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals. This new program is part of OMH’s Think Cultural Health E-learning Curricula, which are developed to help build knowledge and skills related to the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (National CLAS Standards).

States Across the U.S. Take A Stand Against Flavored E-Cigarettes

States are cracking down on flavored vape e-cigarettes while a new company, Puff Bar attempts to slip through a loophole by creating a disposable e-cig. According to the “Truth Initiative”,

Get To A Safe Place - Find A Location Near You!

What is A Safe Place and How Do They Work?

The Rise in Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Impacting Teens

The fastest-growing drug problem in the United States isn’t cocaine, heroin, or methamphetamines. It is prescription drugs, and it is profoundly affecting the lives of teenagers.

Coalition's Youth Empowerment Society, (Y.E.S.) Acknowledges Tennessee American Water

For its role in participating in the 2020 Virtual Drug Take Back Week, the Youth Empowerment Society (Y.E.S.) of the Hamilton County Coalition is recognizing Tennessee American Water as an outstanding community partner.