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IMPACT Red Oak - Ellis County

IMPACT Red Oak - Ellis County is a community coalition of concerned citizens working together to reduce and prevent youth substance use. The coalition meets monthly to develop drug prevention programs that reduce access to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. The coalition offers parent resources that raise awareness about signs and symptoms of drug use, and about how adults can educate themselves about underage drinking, tobacco use, prescription drug abuse, and other issues facing our youth.

The coalition works through partnerships with local law enforcement, media campaigns, and strategic policy changes that make the community safer. Programs of IMPACT Red Oak - Ellis County include the semi-annual prescription drug take-back. 

IMPACT Red Oak - Ellis County is an IMPACT Communities coalition funded by Drug Prevention Resources, whose mission is to create a drug-free generation through collaboration, education, innovation and advocacy. 

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Coalition Board


Learn more about IMPACT Red Oak - Ellis County by contacting Isaac Rodriguez, Irodriguez@drugfreegen.org, 972.518.1821


Monthly Meetings

Date: Last Wednesday of the month

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Meeting Address: To be Confirmed

Upcoming Events

For upcoming events, please see our calendar page


Take It To The Box- Prescription drug return drop box locations

Drop off your expired or unused prescription medication at one of the many locations below.

Cedar Hill - Police Department, 285 Uptown Blvd., Building 200
Navarro County - P&S Pharmacy, 829 N. Main Street
Ennis - 207 South Sonoma Trail
Italy - 101 W. Main Street 
Midlothian - 1150 N. US Hwy 67
Red Oak - 547 N. Methodist St.
Waxahachie - 216 N. College


IMPACT Communities

Our IMPACT Communities coalitions are always looking for new members willing to raise awareness around cohesive drug-free prevention messages while taking positive actions and changing social norms. Whether you're a parent, grandparent, member of law enforcement, the faith community or work in the school district, we need your voice to keep the prevention message alive. Our kids deserve it! 

Complete the form below for more information or contact Tina Thomas at tthomas@drugfreegen.org, coalition coordinator or Justin Mazzeo at jmazzeo@drugfreegen.org, director of coalitions.

Our Impact in the Last Decade

  • People Helped

    130,000

  • Kids Helped

    50,000

  • Sites Served

    50

  • Volunteer Hours

    110,000

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