for  Our Community

finding help for

those in need


For Our Youth

The GRAAB Coalition was formed as a part of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SSHS) Initiative for Bradley County during the implementation of this $8.7 million federally funded grant. It was designed to be an educational arm to help promote substance abuse prevention, primarily among youth. We have since expand our efforts to include adults.

Our efforts today include educational programs for all ages, as well as support for partnering organizations, like our Summer Sessions with the Cleveland Family YMCA and Parent 2 Parent, a parent support group with CASA.

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31 days of prevention

Our Mission

Our mission is to bring together concerned members of the community and service providers to facilitate in lowering the misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs as well as other addictive behaviors in Bradley and Polk Counties by providing effective education, recovery, and support for youth, families and the community.

Want to learn more about GRAAB or do you require a presentation for your workplace, school, church or civic group? We have a variety of presentations to meet a variety of community needs. Simply complete this quick survey and someone will contact you or call us at 423-472-5800.

The Bradley County Sheriff's Office can now accept unused prescription and over the counter medications throughout the year!


Download the flyer here!

Bradley County Now has Rx Collection Program

Meet Our Team

Tanya Southerland

Executive Director

  • Programming Overview Youth Empowerment/Parent 2 Parent/ Parent Enrichment Workshops)
  • Parents Who Host Loose The Most (Coming Soon)
  • Responsible Beverage Server Training (Coming Soon)

Our Programs

Keith Brock


GRAAB Board of Directors

Tim Tatum


GRAAB Board of Directors

We have so much more to offer, contact us regarding your needs!