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Nashville, TN, January 08, 2022 –(PR.com)– While no one could have anticipated all that 2020 brought, Drug-Free Tennessee (DFT) shifted its focus to virtual and on-call help for those in need across the state, and continued this into 2021.

Tennessee has seen an increase of drug overdoses every year since 2015, with the most recent data in 2019 had Tennessee’s overdose rate at 2,089. This number increased in 2020 in part due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to health experts.

Drug-Free Tennessee hosted virtual resources throughout the year online at drugfreetn.org with audio-visual messages and videos aimed at helping people steer clear of drug abuse and addiction. The organization has also long offered virtual learning resources and free materials to all educators wanting to help people learn the truth about drugs. Resources are available free of charge through drugfreeworld.org.

In addition to the virtual resources, DFT was…

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