Our United Way mission is to improve lives by addressing local health and human services needs and the AveNew Initiative was created to make the Greater Kingsport area a safer, healthier, and more resilient community by addressing substance misuse through education, prevention, and connection to community resources.
If you need immediate assistance for yourself or a loved one, call or text
TN REDLINE: 800-889-9789
Sullivan County Overdose Response Team at 423-408-8134 https://sites.google.com/scadcoalition.org/sullivanod/home
Ballad Health 24 Hour Respond Crisis Hotline: 800-366-1132
Ballad PEERhelp Warmline M - F Noon to 10pm: 877-733-7457
If you are looking for resources related to drug education, prevention, or recovery in the area, please see below.
RESOURCES & EDUCATION