Brain development lasts until age 25, so adolescent brains adapt quickly to substance use, leading to higher cravings and dependency.1

We believe how stress, trauma and substances affect the brain are important to the conversation. (advanced Recovery Systems)

Community Resources

UTPatient Services

Centerstone Columbia
1222 Medical Center Drive
Columbia, TN 38401
Initial Appointments : (888) 291-4357
Main : (931) 490-1500
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Alcoholics Anonymous
Friendship House
1113 South High St
Columbia TN 38401
Meeting Time: 7PM

Celebrate Recovery @ Craft Memorial UMC
907 Hatcher Lane, Columbia, Tennessee 38401
(931) 505-2387
Category: Group Celebrate Recovery
Contact: Cynthia McGowan
Meeting Time: Friday 6:30 PM

BHG Columbia, TN
1202 S James Campbell Blvd Suite 7A
Columbia, TN 38401
(931) 381-0020
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Light from the Darkness
(Grief support for anyone that’s lost a loved one to addiction )
4th Thursday/month at 5:30pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2800 Trotwood Ave.
Columbia, TN
(931) 982-1873

Support Groups / Substance Abuse

FreshStart Recovery Church
907 Hatcher Lane Columbia TN 38401
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Celebrate Recovery @ Church Of The City
4910 Main St. Spring Hill, Tennessee 37174
(931) 820-4699
Contact: Kim Doe
Meeting Time: Tuesday 6:30 PM

Hope House
(domestic violence support groups…do NOT have to be in shelter)
(931) 381-8580

Place of Hope 
(931) 388-9406
105 North James Campbell Blvd.
Columbia, TN 38401
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Celebrate Recovery @ Christ Church Columbia
707 Lion Parkway Columbia, Tennessee 38401
(931) 981-4829
Contact: Annette Gelinas
Meeting Time: Thursday 6:30 PM

Prevention and Addiction Resources

Knowledge is power. Dive in to research-based findings below, and learn more about substance abuse among our youth. For immediate help, click here.

Prevention saves.

Lives AND money. Punitive treatment is largely ineffective and for every $1 invested in primary prevention in Tennessee, there is a $4.60 cost savings. 2

2 Strutner, S., Harrison, S., Stevenson, W., & Pratt, S. (2015). Assessing Benefits and Costs of Prevention: Utilization of Environmental Strategies to Reduce Substance Abuse and the Burden of Public Spending. Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention, Roane County Anti-Drug Coalition

Personal stories = powerful resources.

These Maury County residents have lived through prevention, addiction, and treatment. We learn from these powerful stories of loss, survival, and hope.