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741-2525

City Advertising Tourist Promotion Commission

CATPC

(4 Year Terms; Council-2 Yr Terms)

Meetings:  4th Thursday @ 8:30 a.m.


Location:  HCVB Board Room
200 W Stephenson Ave

Click on link for :  CATPC Ordinances 

CATPC was created in 1977 for the advertising and promotion of the City of Harrison, Arkansas. The commission is comprised of seven members: four members will be owners/managers of business in the tourism industry with three members being owners/managers of hotels, motels, or restaurants; two members will be members of the governing body; and one will be from the public at large.

Phillip Wood (re-appointed), V-Chair
Wood Properties
P O Box 1158
Harrison, AR  72602
(870) 741-8211 (w) or    577-1127 (c)
pwood1924@windstream.net

Appointed:  11/2015
Expiration:  11/2019

Toinette Madison
Boone County Heritage Museum

P O Box 1094
Harrison, AR  72601

(870) 741-3312 (w)

Appointed:  02/2015
Expiration:  02/2019

Robin Reeves (re-appt), Chairman
McDonald's
1314 N Main St
Harrison, AR  72601
(870) 741-5353 or 577-7795 (m)
reeves_tim@hotmail.com

Appointed: 03/2017
Expiration: 03/2021

Shannon Snow 
(At Lrg Pos)-V Chair

Community First
2026 Daly Drive
Harrison, AR  72601
(870) 391-8146 (w)
s_m_snow@hotmail.com

Appointed:  03/2017
Expiration:  03/2021

John Eoff
City Council

2701 Dry Branch Dr
Harrison, AR  72601

(870) 416-4111 (c)

jeoff@cityofharrison.com

Appointed:  011/2017
Expiration:  01/2019

Brian Herring
City Council
923 Smith Dr
Harrison, AR  72601

(870)  741-2635

bherring@cityofharrison.com
 

Appointed:  01/2017

Expiration:  01/2019

Nathan Patton (appointed)
Brick Oven
24 Ozark
Harrison, AR  72601
(870) 741-0012 (w)
superduty7177@gmail.com
 

Appointed:  07/2015
Expiration:  07/2019

 

 

 

Quick Facts

Population as of 2010 Census:  12,943 (was 12,152 in 2000)  Current Sales Tax:  City of Harrison (temp)- 1.25%
                                     Boone County-  1.25%
                                           Arkansas-   6.5%
                                                   Total  9%

 To see how Harrison compares to the rest of cities in Arkansas,
see July edition of City & Town, page 53 on
this link:   
State Sales Tax Map

Chosen as one of the 100 best small towns in America. Land Area (Sq Miles):  10.2 Elevation is 1,359 above sea level. Harrison School System has (4) Elementary schools (Skyline Heights, Forest Heights, Eagle Heights, Woodland Heights), (1) Middle School, (1) Jr High School, and (1) Sr High School.  Harrison is also home of North Arkansas Community College. Harrison is the Boone County seat. Access to five major lakes:  Bull Shoals. Norfork, Table Rock, Beaver and Taneycomo. Harrison received its Charter in 1878. Famous flood happened on May 7, 1961. The City of Harrison was named after General M. LaRue Harrison, a surveyor that laid out the city along Crooked Creek at Stifler Springs.

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A new study from SmartAsset ranked the 10 best places to retire in Arkansas. The study considers taxes (both income and sales), the number of doctors’ offices and opportunity for recreation and social life. According to the study, Harrison ranked among the top spots in Arkansas.

Check out the table below for more information on the places that ranked in Arkansas:

RankCityTaxDoctors' Offices per 1,000 PeopleRecreation Centers per 1,000 PeopleRetirement Centers per 1,000 people% of SeniorsBest Place to Retire Index
1 Hot Springs Village, AR 17.4% 0.6 0.6 0.2 61.6% 37.80
2 Mountain Home, AR 17.9% 7.5 1.1 0.4 32.5% 37.71
3 Pocahontas, AR 17.7% 2.1 0.8 0.3 19.8% 25.00
4 Batesville, AR 18.1% 4.7 0.7 0.2 17.5% 24.60
5 Greenbrier, AR 17.0% 3.3 1.0 0.2 10.8% 24.33
6 Crossett, AR 17.9% 1.3 0.4 0.4 20.4% 23.80
7 Harrison, AR 18.2% 4.7 0.5 0.2 17.8% 23.79
8 Mena, AR 19.3% 3.2 0.9 0.4 23.7% 23.49
9 Heber Springs, AR 18.5% 3.1 1.0 0.1 22.1% 22.70
10 Berryville, AR 17.0% 2.2 0.9 0.0 12.9% 21.10
  AR 18.4% 0.8 0.2 0.0 18.3%

More details on the study, including the methodology and interactive map, can be found here: https://smartasset.com/retirement/retirement-calculator#arkansas

 

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Trolley Schedule

NATS
North Arkansas Transportation Service

a division of the
Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District


(double-click image to enlarge)

For the Trolley schedule double-click on image below to enlarge. 
Or call:  870-741-8008

 

 

 

 

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Harrison ABC Board


Harrison Alcohol Beverage Control Board

Location:  Council Room, City Hall
114 S Spring

Date:  1st Tuesday of Even Months
(Next Meeting-TBA)

Time:  2:30 p.m.

George McGill
2710 Dry Branch Dr
Harrison, AR  72601
(870) 741-8914
georgiamcgill@gmail.com

Appointed:  2/15

Dena Taylor
Councilman

Harrison, AR  72601

(870) 741-8085
dena
.taylor@cityofharrison.com

Appointed 2/13
Term expires 1/1
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Dennis King
TK08
P O Box 872
Harrison, AR  72602
(870) 741-2566
tko8@windstream.net

Appointed 2/13

Jeff Christenson
1010 Central Ave
Harrison, AR  72601
(870) 715-9812
djeffchristenson@gmail.com



Paul Woodruff
Police Chief
Harrison, AR  72601
(870) 741-5463
pwoodruff@harrisonpd.org
 

 


The Alcohol Ordinances are listed on the Ordinance Copies page.  For the various Alcohol License forms and Supplemental Tax Forms...see Permits/License/Forms.  For the Alcohol Ordinances, see Ordinances page.

 

Additional taxes on alcohol sales per DFA:
Alcoholic beverages. A supplemental mixed drink tax of (10) ten percent is imposed on the sale of alcoholic beverages (excluding beer) at restaurants. Also, an additional (4) four percent tax is due on the sale of all mixed drinks (except beer and wine) sold for “on-premises” consumption. There is a (3) three percent “off premises” tax on retail sales of liquor and wine. There is an additional (1) one percent tax due on the retail sale of beer for off premise consumption.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Convention & Visitors Bureau



Harrison Convention & Visitors Bureau

200 W Stephenson St
Harrison, AR  72602
(870) 741-1789

Matt Bell
Executive Director 

 

For other events locally(updated bi-weekly): 
http://harrisonarkansas.org/e_newsletter_view.php?id=225

For great things to do while you are in the Harrison area, see our CVB (Convention and Visitors Bureau) Tourism and Recreational website:   http://www.harrisonarkansas.org.

The (CVB) Convention and Visitor's Bureau also has a facebook site that shows upcoming events as well.  Visit:  http://www.facebook.com/harrisoncvb?ref=stream.

A&P Tax (Hamburger Tax)
Hotels/Motels pay an additional 3%, and Restaurants pay an additional 1%.  These additional funds are to be paid to CATPC at 200 West Stephenson, Harrison, AR  72602.  There is a form to complete, so call to obtain more information.  Established per Ordinance #755  in 1997.  Call CATPC at  (870) 741-1789 for the forms or more information.

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FAQ's

Alcohol License... coming soon

Business License

City Water

Trash  ... see under Trash Services or Inland's facebook page

 

 

Local Community Resources

Boone County Resources Council
P O Box 42
Harrison, AR  72602-0042

For a complete directory of all services in this area, including assistance programs, click on the following links:

 Boone County Resource Council Service

2017-2018 One Page Guide

  or "Like" them on Facebook.

The group was established in 1992.  Their mission is to plan for and develop resources necessary to improve the health, recreational, and social services in Boone County.  They meet quarterly at Northark College, but check the Facebook page for day and time. 
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United Way's Get Connected. Get answers. (24/7-365). A free information and assistance hotline. Information is included on emergency shelters, emergency food pantries, residential housing options, substance use disorder services, rehabilitation services and more. Dial 2-1-1 or 866-489-6983; text your zip code to 898-211; or use
www.arkansas211.org and click the "Get Help" link to chat anytime.  Check back for more services listed.

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24-Hour Crisis Lines
Women and Children First
800-332-4443
Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault
800-977-5776
Arkansas State Police Child Abuse 
800-482-5964
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
800-799-SAFE (7233)
National Human Trafficking Resources Center
888-373-7888 

 List of local shelters and links to support organizations:  LaurasCard.ar.gov.
For questions 501-682-1020 or 800-448-3014.
Crime Victims Reparations Board, Arkansas Attorney General,
323 Center St, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR  72201.

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House of Hope
A safe place where the homeless can connect with services that will enable them to become stable in their housing situation.  They provide immediate basic needs as well as help clients find jobs, get into their own home, or get into drug/alcohol rehabilitation programs.   Donations graciously accepted.

600 E Stephenson
870-704-8077

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thur 8 am-4 pm
Fri:  8 am - 2 pm 

www.houseofhopeharrison.org
houseofhope11@windstream.net


Breakfast @ 8 am
Lunch @ 12 noon 

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Hope Cottages of Harrison
A project to provide transitional housing for homeless mothers and their children in Harrison, AR. For more information or to donate, see website or call Bill at House of Hope 870-704-8077.

www.hopecottagesharrison.org

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WestArk RSVP
(Retired and Senior Volunteer Program)

Is looking for volunteers in Boone county.

A volunteer network for people 55 and over.  Serving Benton, Boone, Carroll, Crawford, Madison, Marion, Sebastian and Washington counties.  Matches individuals  with local and national organizations, providing Disaster Services, Economic Opportunity, Education, Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Futures, and Veterans and Military Families.

www.WestArkRSVP.org

For assistance or to volunteer, contact:
Fort Smith office: 
479-783-4155
Director of Volunteer Services:  trish.walker@WestArkRSVP.org
Exec Program Director:  Susie.reehl@WestArkRSVP.org

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Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Community Service & Nonprofit Support's
2013 Economic Impact of Arkansas Volunteers publication states...

Harrison had 288 area volunteers, serving 608 hours,
totaling $29,656 in contributions;
NARMC had 200 volunteers, serving 32,456 hours,
totaling $718,576 in contributions;
Hillcrest Home had 59 volunteers serving 20,614 hours,
totaling $465,737 in contributions;
Jr Auxiliary had 43 volunteers  serving 1,092 hours,
totaling $62,873 in contributions;
St Johns Episcopal Church had 84 volunteers, serving 800 hours,
totaling $29,391 in contributions;
AAA of NW AR had 2009 volunteers serving 127,029 hours,
totaling $2,890,516 in contributions.

For the complete listing of the Arkansas Volunteers publication, and to see how our organizations compare with others in the state, click here.

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North Arkansas Human Resources Association
(NAHRA)
Harrison, AR  72601

Organized in 2003, and is affiliated with the Arkansas Society for Human Resources Management (ARSHRM) as well as national SHRM.  The purpose of the organization is to promote, support and develop Human Resources professionals as well as professionals from related fields, in Harrison and the surrounding region.  NAHRA offers networking opportunites for valuable contacts at local companies, and educational opportunites through a variety of speakers invited to present on topics related to HR.

Meetings are held (Jan-May & Sept-Oct) @ Western Sizzlin from 11:30 - 1:00 p.m. on the fourth Tues of the month.  For more information see:  nahrahr.shrm.org. 

NAHRA Flyer and Application                                     2017 NAHRA Board and Chairs

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Residential Services

 

UTILITIES:

TELECOMMUNICATIONS:MEDIA:  EMERGENCY: OTHER:
Harrison Water & Sewer (870) 741-2525 114 S Spring St
Entergy (800) 368-3749 www.entergy.com
 
Inland Waste Services (870) 204-6690  ...see their Facebook page
Black Hills Energy (former Source Gas) (800) 563-0012 www.sourcegasIsBlackHills.com
www.blackhillsenergy.com
Cox Communications (866) 719-6246 www.cox.net
Windstream (800) 501-1754 www.windstream.net
Harrison Daily Times (870) 741-2325 www.harrisondailytimes.com
KCWD (870)  741-1402 www.kcwdradio.com
KHOZ (870)  741-2301 www.1029thez.com
Reynolds Media K26 (870)  741-4891 www.hometowntv.net
TK08 Channel 8 (870)  741-2566 www.tk08.com
911 9-1-1  
Arkansas State Police (Troop I) (870) 741-3455 www.asp.state.ar.us/
Boone County Sheriff (870) 741-8404  
Harrison Fire Department (870) 741-6384  
Harrison Police Department (870) 741-5463  
National Poison Control  Center (800) 222-1222  
North Arkansas Medical Center
620 N Main
(870) 414-4000 www.narmc.com
AR State Hwy (road conditions) (800) 245-1672 www.arkansashighways.com 
Boone County Circuit Clerk (870) 741-5560 www.boonecountyar.com
Boone County Clerk (870) 741-8428 www.boonecountyar.com
Boone County District Court (870) 741-2788   
Boone County Library (870) 741-5913 www.boonecountyar.com
Boone County Tax Assessor (870) 741-3783 www.boonecountyar.com
Boone County Tax Collector
 201 N Main/PO Box 1152
(870) 741-6646 www.boonecountyar.com
Boone County Treasurer (870) 741-3068

www.boonecountyar.com

Taxi of the Ozarks (870) 741-1615

 

Advance Taxi (870) 741-8294

 

Elderly Taxi Program
(For application, click on above link.)

Post Office (870) 741-3473 www.usps.com
Revenue Dept. (870) 741-5501  
Social Security (870) 741-7677  

 

 

Drug/Alcohol Addictions & Mental Health Resources

DRUG AND ALCOHOL ADDICTIONS 
& MENTAL HEALTH 
RESOURCES
(a work in progress-Check back often)
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Substance Abuse Treatment Locators

https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/
800-662-4357(HELP)
Health Department Locator
www.cdc.gov/mmwr/international/relres.html
Mental Health Locator
www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/databases
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
1-800-273-TALK
 (8255) 

Anytime 24/7 to speak with a trained staff person.
or
Crisis Text Line:  Text "GO" to 741741 
to get assistance from trained crisis counselors.

 

Substance Abuse Counselors 

Chrissie Larchez, CADC, MHPP
600 E Stephenson Ave, Harrison, AR  
www.rightmovecounseling@gmail.com
870-688-8352
Ozark Counseling Services, Inc
715 W Sherman, Suite A, Harrison, AR  
(870) 741-8216
Hotline (870) 741-7755


  Classes/Support Groups, Substance Abuse Treatment Centers 
Behavior and Pain Centers

(AA) Cosmopolitan Group
2323 Durwood Rd
Little Rock, AR  72207

501-663-9979

Wed's 6:30am

 Al-Anon/Alateen
 206 S Cherry

 870-718-1581 or
 870-688-  6763

 http://www.al-anon.alateen.org
 888-4AL-ANON (888-425-2666)
 Mon & Thurs 6:00pm;
 Wed 10:00am

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
(Meets near Independent Living
 
(phone # and address?Harrison

 http://www.aa.org

 M-F 8am; 7 days a week-Noon and 8pm; Sat & Sun-9am

 American Council on Alcoholism
 http://www.aca-usa.org
 800-527-5344
 ARISE
Faith based; for men and

women; cycle of addiction,
recovery classes, life skills, parenting, thrift  store. 

 422 N Main, Harrison (bottom
of Vanguard across from
Fountain Appliances) 

(phone number?)
 Class:  Recovery in Christ  
Sat's-7pm & Mon's- 7pm

 Class:  Common Solution   Recovery Thurs's-7pm

 Arkansas Cares
 (Women and Children)

 2002 South Fillmore St
 Little Rock, AR
 501-661-7979
 AWOL Meetings
 1313 Hwy 62/65 N

(phone number?)
Harrison, AR

Sun-8 pm, Mon-Noon, 
Tues-Noon & 8 pm,

 Wed-Noon & 8 pm,
Thur-Noon & 8 pm
 Fri-Noon & 8 pm,
Sat-Noon & 8 pm
 

Bailey's Behavioral Health

 

 Barbs Place
 276 Linden Ave

  Hot Springs, AR  71901
 (501) 624-6185
 BCD Hoover Ctr
 4000 W 13th St
 Little Rock, AR  72204
 (501) 663-4774
 Behavior Services-
Baptist Health
 9601 I-630

 Little Rock, AR  72205
 (501) 202-7507
 www.baptist-health.org
 Capstone Treatment Center
 120 Meghan Lane

 Judsonia, AR  72081
 501-729-4479
 Catar Clinic
 1401 S University Ave
  Little Rock, AR   72204
 (501) 664-7833
 Cocaine Anonymous
 http://www.ca.org
 800-347-8998
 CORE
 602 S 6th Street

 Branson, MO  65616
 417-339-3804
  Counseling Associates, Inc
 350 Salem Rd, Conway, AR  72032
 (501) 336-8300
 www.caiinc.org
 Counseling Clinic, Inc
 (The Recovery Ctr)
 710 W Grove St, El Dorado, AR   
 (870) 864-2475
 WWW.sarhc.org
 Crowleys Ridge Development   Council
 (NE AR Region Recovery Ctr)
Treatment, Detox, Out-Patient, Day, Short-term, Long-term; Adolescents

 6009 CW Post Road, Jonesboro, AR  72401
 (870) 932-0228
 Decision Point
 602 North Walton Blvd, 
Bentonville, AR 
 479-464-1060
          &
 301 Holcomb St, Springdale, AR  72764
 479-756-1060
 www.decision-point.org

 Dorcas House
9 month domestic program;
and 9 month recovery with
addiction help
823 South Park, Little Rock, AR  72202

501-374-4022

www.urmissionlr.org

 First Step-Detox
 Alcohol and Opioid
Baxter Regional Medical Center
 624 Hospital Drive, 
Mnt Home, AR 72653
 870-508-1000
 Freedom House
 400 Lake Front Dr

 Russellville, AR  72802-2206
 479-968-7086
 www.freedomhouseadtc.org
 Gateway House, Inc
 3900 N Armour Ave

 Ft Smith, AR  72904
 (479) 783-8849 x27
 Gyst House, Inc
 8101 Frenchman Lane

 Little Rock, AR  72209
(501) 568-1682
 Harbor House, Inc
 615 N 19th St
  Ft Smith, AR  72901
 (479) 785-4083
 www.harborhousefs.org

Hoover Treatment Center
4000 W 13th St

Little Rock, AR  72204
501-663-4774

Inpatient; long-term care

 Hot-line
(limited referrals)
877-335-4673

 Humbled Hearts Christian  Ministry
(DBA The   Hummingbird House)
 616 W Newman
 870-715-5538

 humbledheartscm@gmail.com

 Thrift Store:  421 N Main, Harrison, AR

 Effective, comprehensive faith-based
recovery support to women that suffer 
drug and/or alcohol problems. Non-profit,
privately funded sober living home and
recovery support program; a safe and
affordable environment while seeking
permanent recovery from addictions.

  Mid Arkansas Substance 
Abuse Services
 4601 W 7th St

  Little Rock, AR  72205
 (501) 686-9393
 Hotline:  (501) 686-9393
 NADC Substance Abuse Treatment Program
 Oak and 9th St

  Batesville, AR 72503
 (870)793-2221

NAR-ANON Meeting
 1313 Hwy 62/65 N

 http://nar-anon.org
 800-477-6291
(location?)

Mondays @ 5:30 pm

 

 Narcotics Anonymous
(location?)

Meets Daily at Noon
(except Sun) & Meets
Daily at 8 pm

 National Council on Alcoholism  & Drug Dependence Hopeline
 http://www.ncadd.org
 800-NCA-CALL (800-622-2255)

 National Institute on
Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
 http://www.niaa.nih.gov

New Beginnings
 416 York Street

 Warren, AR  71671
 870-226-9955

North AR Regional Medical Center:
The Center for Memory, Mood & Thought
620 N Main

Harrison, AR  72601

(Behavioral Health Unit)

Inpatient-55 and older  870-414-4101

Outpatient-18 and older:  Medication Management
870-414-4120

OMART, Inc
 1502 N Main, Harrison, AR 

 (870) 365-7251
 116 Snowball Dr, Gassville, AR 
(870) 435-6200
 Oxford House
372 Harness

870-204-5357

 www.oxfordhouse.org

Clean and sober living house
for men, in Harrison, AR.

Ozark Mountain Alcohol Residential Treatment 
801 S Pine St, Ste 4
Harrison, AR  702601
Drug & Alcohol Abuse Treatment

Pain Management Center for Interventional Pan Management
620 N Main
Harrison, AR  72601
870-414-5255
   

Pinnacle Pointe Behavioral Healthcare
11501 Financial Centre Parkway
Little Rock, AR  72211
501-223-3322
pinnaclepointehospital.com

No-cost assessments 24/7 to
children and adolescents ages
5-17 with emotional/behavioral issues.
Day treatment, inpatient and outpatient care, partial hospitalization, and school-based services.

Quapaw House
 225 Hazel Street

 Hot Springs, AR
 501-625-3535

Real Ministries
 Breaking the Chains class with    Curtis Brunridge


 111 S. Spring St
 (across from Harrison's City Hall)
(phone number?)

First 3 Sundays of the month @ 6 pm

 Scott Greening Dependency Center
 1315 E 20th St
 Joplin, MO  64804
 417-623-1990

Serenity Park
 2801 W Roosevelt Road
 Little Rock, AR  72204
 501-663-7627

South Arkansas Regional Health Ctr
 710 W Grove St

  El Dorado, AR  71730
 (870) 864-2475

 www.sarhc.org

Treatment; Out-Patient, Day, Short-term

 

 Spirituality & Recovery Class
 by Minister David Artman

 1st Christian Church
  915 S Maple    
  Harrison, AR
 870-741-5757

Wednesday's (during the school year) 6pm
 Come 5:30 for a meal prior

 

Tetelestai House
 22100 Old Hwy 65, Omaha

 870-426-4988
 http://tetelestaihouse.org
 tracy@tetelestaihouse.org

Faith based organization for
women coming out  of jail, needing a safe place to go for a new start in life.

 12 & 12
6333 East Skelly Drive
Tulsa, OK 74135
918-663-0203 (fax)
(918)664-4224, (800) 680-8979,
Fax:  (918) 664-4224
Crisis Hotline: (866) 771-7088
http://12and12.org/

Vantage Point Behavioral Health
 
 Inpatient (Psychiatric Services-all
ages,  Detox for Adults)

 4253 N Crossover Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72703
 1-800-545-HOPE or 479-521-5731.

Assessment/referrals 24/7. Accepts
most insurances. Detox or outpatient counseling. (K-12 kids and adults)

Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr
 1100 N College St
  Fayetteville,  AR 72703
 (479) 443-4301 x5768

Treatment, Detox; In-Patient,
Out-Patient

Wilber Mills
 3302 E Moore Ave

 Searcy, AR 
 (501)-268-7777

Youth Bridge
Psychol Health& Drug/Alcohol Abuse for Teens
107 East Crandall Ave, Ste B
Harrison, AR  72601

   

 

 OTHER INFORMATIVE WEBSITES & OTHER NEWS

www.AddictionCenter.com/addiction/Addiction-and-Suicide
Addiction and Suicide

 
https://www.adrugrehab.org
Informative facts and guidance regarding addiction treatment and mental health issues.  
Extensive blog list,too.

 
https://www.alcoholrehabguide.org
(check out the page for alcohol and depression)


 
https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fasd/

 
Walmart is now offering pharmacy customers a free drug disposal product, DisposeRX.
Read more about it:
 
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/16/walmart-offers-free-opioid-disposal-product.html

 
 https://detoxtorehab.com/arkansas  
  Drugabuse.com

http://drugabuse.com/drug-abuse-programs/

 
 www.drugrehab.com

 
 https://www.drugabuse.gov

 
  http://www.drugrehab.org/runaways-and-drug-abuse Runaways and Drug Abuse:  15 Ways to Reach Out and Make a Difference

 
 https://teens.drugabuse.gov/national-drug-alcohol-facts-week
National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week
January 22-28

 
 https://www.detoxlocal.com/

DetoxLocal Periodic Table of Drugs  https://www.detoxlocal.com/resources/periodic-table-drug-addiction/
 
  http://www.detoxlocal.com/drug-alchol-detox-centers/arkansas/ Find facilities in Arkansas.  24/7 toll-free crisis line, and educational content.

 http://detoxlocal.com/resources/periodic-table-drug-addiction/

http://www.detoxlocal.com/resources/periodic-table-drug-addiction/
Periodic table of drugs.

 http://www.detoxlocal.com/resources/addiction-statistics/
Real-time statistics.

For for information, see:  http://www.RecoveryLocal.org

 
 https://www.eliterehabplacement.com

https://eliterehabplacement.com/alcohol/

https://eliterehabplacement.com/drug/cocaine/
(Elite Rehab is a no cost rehab placement company

that connects patients with rehab centers all over the US.)

 
 http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org Homeless Shelter Directory

 
 http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/best-ways-to-help-homeless-advice-sf-10631036.php#photo-11848183 Former homeless people share their advice.

 
Marijuana and Guns Dont Mix:
https://m.arktimes.com/ArkansasBlog/archives/2018/01/15marijuana-and-guns-dont-mix-or-so-the-federal-law-says   
 
www.nofas.org

 

http://www.nsc.org/learn/nsc-initiatives/pages/prescription-drug-abuse.aspx

 
https://www.opiates.net/

Full guide to Opiate and Heroin Withdrawal https://www.opiates.net/resources/  
 

http://www.Recovery.org

http://recovery.org/browse/harrison-ar/

 

www.rehabspot.com/Treatment/Co-Occurring-Disorders

 

http://www.rehabcenter.net/

 
www.substanceabuserehab.com/relapse-prevention     
www.teenchallenge.org

 
 https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/    
 http://tobacconomics.org/

 
https://redfin.com/blog/2014/03/declutter-your-home.htm Your Home Through Philanthropy

 
http://mashable.com/2015/06/09/items-to-donate-unexpected 13 Essential Items You Never Thought to Donate to Those in Need.

 
 Harrison Drug Rehab
https://www.onthewagon.org/arkansas/harrison-ar/
 

 

   Volunteer Organizations

*Volunteers are needed.  Get involved with any of these organizations to make a difference in our great community.

Boone County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition
An organization with a vision of empowering a happy, healthy drug-free community and a mission of changing the culture toward a drug-free community through empowering youth and providing education, mentorship, prevention and healthy choices.  Together we can stop substance abuse at our community's door.  The Coalition is an evidence-based organization formed to address local issues associated with alcohol, tobacco, prescription drugs, and marijuana with local action through active, assertive processes that create conditions and personal attributes that promote individual wellbeing.  The Coalition is facilitated through Drug Free Communities grant number  SPO-20963-01 from the Office of National Drug Control Policy and Substance Abuse and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month @ 3:00 pm.
(next meet:  Jan 25, 2017)
Durand Ctr, Bear State Bank Rm, Harrison, AR
 https://www.facebook.com/BCSAPC

Drug Free Communities Staff

 Rick Washam, Program Director  Richard.washam@northark.edu 870-391-3366
 Karen Hill, Program Coordinator  khill@northark.edu 870-391-3540
 Chrissie Larchez, Youth Program Coordinator  Christine.larchez@northark.edu 870-391-3539
 Andrea Beck, AmeriCorps VISTA  andrea.beck@northark.edu 870-391-3367
 Patrick Hunter, President  phunter@norkark.edu 870-391-3104
 Debbie Johnson, Vice President  Debbie.Johnson@narmc.com 870-414-4142
 Tammi McCutchen, Treasurer  tammi.mccutchen@Arkansas.gov 870-743-5244
 Tawana Manning, Secretary   870-741-7600 x7003

 Boone County Hometown Health Improvement Quarterly Meeting

Next Meeting: tba
8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
JPH Center, South Campus,
North Arkansas College,
  Harrison, AR

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We encourage you to "Monitor, Secure and Dispose"of your prescription medications.  Store medicine in a locked box.  Remove old medications, but DO NOT flush unwanted drugs, or place in trash.  The National Prescription Take Back Initiative schedules collection events each spring and fall.  The Harrison Police Dept and the Boone County Sheriffs Office participates in these events, and have set disposal bins at their locations for drop offs at any times. 

How to dispose of Medications

TAKE BACK 'LOCKED' DROP-OFF BINS
(for prescriptions & non-prescriptions, no syringes)

 Harrison Police Department
 116 N Spring
 Harrison, AR  72601
 870-741-5463

 Boone County Sheriff's Office
 5800 Law Drive
 Harrison, AR  72601
 870-741-8404

It is time to Clean out your medicine cabinet of outdated, unused or unwanted medications. If you find that you have anything like this in your cabinet or on your shelves, this is a great time to get rid of them.  Come on by.  Takeback is a great service to our community because it promotes a safe method of getting rid of our unused medications and keeping them out of the hands of our youth. 

TAKEBACK EVENT
The Annual National Event was April 28, 2018,
where old medications could be taken to the Harrison Police Department
or to the Boone County Sheriff’s Department from 10-2.  

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Myth:  Coffee can sober up someone who has had too much to drink.

Fact:  Time, is the only thing that can sober someone.  It takes about one hour to oxidize each drink.

Myth:  Someone who has had too much to drink will look intoxicated.
Fact:  Physical appearance can be misleading.  One drink can impair someone's ability to drive.  Judgment is the first thing affected when someone has been drinking and important motor skills are next.

Myth:  You'll get drunk a lot quicker with hard liquor than with a beer or wine cooler.
Fact:  Beer, winecoolers, wine, and hard liquor all have equivalent levels of alcohohl and will make you equally intoxicate.

Myth:  Alcohol is a great way to relax ad reduce stress.
Fact: Alcohol increases the level of stress that is placed on the body.  Adrenaline levels increase in the body as we drink,  We may feel more relaxed when we drink alcohol, but the body actually come under additional stress.

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I wish to thank all the above organizations listed above, for helping me provide the information from these resources.  It is a community effort.  The "IT TAKES A VILLAGE" attitude makes a great community in which we live.  We are fortunate to have such caring people among us.
If you have knowledge of content you would like listed here, or if information needs updates, please contact and provide those to: hr@cityofharrison.com.

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