November 21, 2017

The Bridge taking drug message into schools

Posted Monday, November 20, 2017 10:21 am “We are doing these presentations as prevention, to help these students stay safe and reach their potential. We also stress to our […]
November 21, 2017

White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or roughly half a trillion dollars. […]
November 13, 2017

Faith communities urged to take lead in opioid fight

Cleveland Daily Banner Posted Thursday, November 9, 2017 10:05 am “One in three households in Tennessee is affected by addiction in some way. This is a real problem many […]
October 20, 2017

Opioid epidemic called plague by panel

Cleveland Daily Banner STEVE CRUMP, district attorney for the 10th Judicial District, gestures while speaking at Wednesday’s “Brewing Crisis” event at Lee University. Joining him are […]
October 9, 2017

Born addicted: The number of opioid-addicted babies is soaring

Article Link JOHNSON CITY, TENN. — As a team of nurses unwrap baby Jayden from the comfort of his swaddling cloth, he wails. His tiny feet […]
October 6, 2017

Group spreads word of drug epidemic

Cleveland Daily Banner Posted Friday, October 6, 2017 10:56 am By CHRISTY ARMSTRONG The Bridge, a local organization which spreads awareness of the dangers of substance abuse, has been […]
October 6, 2017

The Bridge formed to battle drug abuse

Cleveland Daily Banner Posted Friday, October 6, 2017 10:55 am  By ALLEN MINCEY The Bridge, a local nonprofit organization, is trying to get illegal drugs off the street and […]
October 5, 2017

DA Crump eyes battle on opioids, discusses combined lawsuit by DAs

Cleveland Daily Banner Posted Friday, October 6, 2017 10:56 am By ALLEN MINCEY “If your heart is not heavy for this, you don’t care about our kids and our […]
September 30, 2017

Drug Take Back was a Success

I’m happy to announce that we collected 62 pounds of unwanted prescriptions between our two locations in Polk County today and 77 pounds in Bradley County. […]