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To educate children, teenagers, and the community on drug awareness and the prevention of drug abuse.

Anti-Drug Programs: The Cumberland Country Drug Alliance was formed in 1987 and founded the TAD Center as part of a state-wide anti-drug campaign. To carry out the mission the Alliance has established:

Just Say No Clubs

all elementary schools in the county

Junior TAD Clubs

in 7th and 8th grades

Teens Against Drugs

at Cumberland County High School

Early Intervention Classes, designed for youth to 18, who violate the Tennessee Drug Free Youth Act, are held each month at the TAD Center. Referrals are taken from the court system, school system personnel, families, or probation officers. Fees are $50 per class with letters of completion sent to the referral source upon finishing the class. If you need additional information e-mail us at <intervention@tadcenter.com> or call 931-456-2859 to schedule a seat in the class.

Abuse Intervention for Men Weekly court-ordered meetings for men who have been in court for spousal abuse.

Safe Driving Twice a month court-ordered classes for drivers convicted of various serious driving offenses.

The TAD Center

To provide alternative activities for the youth of the community that are fun and drug-free, the Alliance purchased and remodeled the old Boys Club building which includes a gymnasium.

Center ActivitiesThe TAD Center offers many different activities, including arts and crafts, game rooms, a gymnasium for basketball and volleyball, a weight room, and even a concession stand. The center is available for activities by other groups that also help our youth find a drug-free life style, such as churches, schools, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts.


Fun at TAD - Pool, Foosball, Bingo, Ping-pong

Funding: The Alliance receives funding from the State of Tennessee, Cumberland County, the City of Crossville, Cumberland County School System, United Fund, and numerous organizations, businesses, churches, and individuals in the community.

Staff: The Chemical Awareness Coordinator Jan Sellers and the TAD Center Director Shane Wyatt work in the elementary schools teaching drug education. They also organize after-school and weekend drug-free activities. Student TAD staff members are volunteers who work with younger kids in the center's activities.


Jan Sellers teaching in a 8th grade Jan Sellers & Shane Wyatt work in all of the county elem. schools teaching drug prevention.  They meet with each 2nd - 8th grade classroom once a month.

The TAD Center also houses Crossroads Counseling Services, Tom Netherton

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