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  • Marilyn Barbee
    Department of Human Services


  • Dianne Honeycutt
    Bank of Tipton

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  • Willie Mae Chaney
    Bancorp South


  • Ed Timberlake
    Board Member Emeritus

  • Eat Fresh. Buy Local.

    Follow the water tower and find us located at 117 North Main Street Covington, TN 38019!

    The Covington Court Square Farmers Market strives to provide the Tipton County community with the areas freshest produce, value-added food products, plants, and hand crafted items.

    During season, the Market is open on:

    Tuesdays 8:00am – 2:00pm

    Thursdays 12:00pm – 6:00pm

    Saturdays 8:00am – 2:00pm  

    Interested in becoming a vendor? We are always accepting new Farmers Market vendors!

    Please review the Farmers Market State Compliance Guide before considering selling at the farmers market.

    CLICK HERE to download a Vendor Application!

    Call 901-476-9727 for further details.

  • West TN Substance Use Survey

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    December 30, 2020
    You are being invited to participate in a research study titled The Opioid Crisis in My Community: Identifying Needs and Reducing Harm. This study is being done by Peter Hossler, PhD from the Rhodes College.

    SURVEY LINK


    You were selected to participate in this study because you live and or work in West Tennessee and self-identify as one of the following target groups:  
    • Health Care providers who work in either primary care, hospital-based, behavioral/mental health, and/or substance use treatment settings;
    • Contribute to harmful substance use prevention programming or organizations;
    • Contribute to harmful substance use recovery services or organizations;
    • Individuals with personal experiences with Substance Use Disorder (SUD), or Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD); and/or
    • People who care about Individual(s) with Substance Use Disorder or Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)

    Why are we doing this research study?

    The purpose of this research study to:

    • Identify regional resources/organizations/programs that provides substance use disorder (SUD) prevention, treatment and/or recovery services, with an emphasis on opioid use disorder (OUD);
    • Identify current regional assets that utilize evidence-based approaches to the prevention, treatment and/or recovery from substance use disorder (SUD), with an emphasis on opioid use disorder;
    • Identify current regional weaknesses and/or barriers to maintaining or increasing the usage of evidence-based approaches to the prevention, treatment and/or recovery substance use disorder (SUD), with an emphasis on opioid use disorder;
    • Identify regional priorities for reducing opioid use, overdoses, and fatal overdoses.

    Who can participate in this research study?

    Anyone can participate in this study if they meet the following requirements:

    • 18 years of age or older;  
    • English speaking;  
    • Self-Identify as at least one of the following:
      • Health Care providers who work in either primary care, hospital-based, behavioral/mental health, and/or substance use treatment settings;
      • Contribute to harmful substance use prevention programming or organizations;
      • Contribute to harmful substance use recovery services or organizations;
      • Individuals with personal experiences with Substance Use Disorder (SUD), or Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD);
      • People who care about Individual(s) with Substance Use Disorder or Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)

    What will I be asked to do and how much time will it take?

    If you agree to take part in this study, you will be asked to complete an online survey/questionnaire.  This survey/questionnaire will ask about the available resources and challenges related to preventing, treating and recovering from substance use disorder, with an emphasis on opioid use disorder and it will take you approximately ten minutes to complete.

     

    Will being in this research study help me in any way?

    You may not directly benefit from this research; however, we hope that your participation in the study may contribute to grant applications that bring significant financial and other resources specifically to west Tennessee to expand our community’s capacity to prevent, treat, and recover from harmful substance use, with an emphasis on opioids.

     

    What are my risks of being in this research study?

    There are minimal risks associated with this research study; however, a risk of breach of confidentiality always exists and we have taken the steps to minimize this risk as outlined in a section below.

     

    How will my personal information be protected?

    To the best of our ability your answers in this study will remain confidential.  We will minimize any risks by not requiring you to provide any personal details (i.e. name, email, phone number). For those who elect to participate in a focus group or interview your contact information will be stored on a computer spreadsheet whose only fields are name, phone number and contact information. No information about the study will be associated with the contact information. The spreadsheet will be destroyed within one year of the study completion or no later than January 1, 2022.

     

    Will I be given any money or other compensation for being in this research study?

    You will receive no compensation for completing this study.
     

    Who can I talk to if I have questions?

    If you have questions about this project or if you have a research-related problem, you may contact the researcher(s), Peter Hossler, PhD at 901-843-3302 or hosslerp@rhodes.edu. If you have any questions concerning your rights as a research subject, you may contact Baptist Memorial Health Care Institutional Review Board at 901-226-1677or Baptist.IRB@bmhcc.org.

    CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY

     

    Contact:
    Baptist Memorial Health Care Institutional Review Board
    Baptist.IRB@bmhcc.org, 901-226-1677
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