Just Say Something
conversations about drugs and alcohol

About

Passion. Experience. Diligence.

History

 

Our vision goes back to 1984 when Just Say Something was founded.  We were established to provide programs and services to parents and youth throughout the upstate in order to help fulfill our vision of creating a healthy community where all are enlightened and empowered to reach their full potential.  Visit our “services” page to learn more about the programs and services we provide.

Our mission is to help youth, parents and communities have open, honest, and ongoing conversations about
risky behavior, drugs, and alcohol. 

 
 
 

Our Staff

 
 
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Executive Director/CEO
Carol Reeves

carol@justsaysomethingsc.org

 

Activities & Affiliations

The woman who started it all
ABCD Bar Association, Member
IP Law for Creatives Association, Member-at-Large
Civil Rights Conservation, Secretary


 
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Associate Director Of Development
Phil Clark

phillip@justsaysomethingsc.org

 

Activities & Affiliations

Master Trainer Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's) 2017
Certified Trainer - Course 1 Trauma-Informed
Strengthening Families Program (SFP) Site Coordinator 2017
SFP Advanced Training 2017
Board Member of South Carolina Alliance for Recovery Coalition (SCARC)
Past President of South Carolina Parent Teachers Association (SCPTA)
Past Board Member of National Parent Teachers Association (PTA)


 
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Parenting Coordinator
Lynn Hooper

lynn@justsaysomethingsc.org

 

Activities & Affiliations

Triple P (Positive Parenting Practices) trained facilitator 2017
Strengthening Families Program (SFP) trained facilitor 2017
SFP Advanced Training 2017 & 2018
Parenting Wisely trained facilitator
Back In Control trained facilitator
TransParenting (Co-parenting) trained facilitator


 
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Parent Resource Consultant
Karen Hyatt

karen@justsaysomethingsc.org

Activities & Affiliations

GFP Board of Directors
Parent Council of High Point University
Strengthening Families (SFP) Program trained facilitator 2017
SFP Advanced Training 2017 & 2018
Triple P (Positive Parenting Practices) trained facilitator 2017
Parenting Wisely trained facilitator
Back In Control trained facilitator
TransParenting (Co-Parenting) trained facilitator
Past President and Board Member of Greenville Little Theatre

 

 
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Community Outreach Coordinator
Stacey Ashmore

stacey@justsaysomethingsc.org

Activities & Affiliations

Tuskegee University
2018 Alpha Phi Alpha (Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter) MLK Jr. Citizenship Award
2016 Maranatha Community Service Award
2002 Max Heller Award
Certificate of Completion for Updated Research on Marijuana (March 2018)
Strengthening Families Program (SFP) trained facilitator
Triple P (Positive Parenting Practices) trained facilitator
Tall Cop Says Stop "High In Plain Sight" 2017
The Blunt Truth SC 2016
Countless more upon request

 

 

 
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Tobacco Prevention Coordinator
Terry Taylor

terry@justsaysomethingsc.org

Activities & Affiliations

BS in Biological Sciences - Clemson University
Smoking Cessation Programs

  • Freshstart

  • Freedom From Smoking

  • Dedicate 2 Quit

SFP (Strengthening Families Program) Facilitator
Parenting Wisely Facilitator
Back In Control Facilitator
TransParenting (Co-parenting) Facilitator
Tall Cop Says Stop "High In Plain Site"

 
 

 
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Youth Services Director
Marty Durant

marty@justsaysomethingsc.org

Activities & Affiliations

BS in Business Management - Clemson University
Strengthening Families Program (SFP) trained facilitator 2017
SFP Advanced Training 2017 & 2018
Olweus Bullying Prevention Program Certified 2017
Tall Cop Says Stop "High In Plain Sight" 2018
The Blunt Truth SC 2017
Youth Mental Health First Aid 2018

 

 
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Prevention Resource Coordinator
Virginia Henderson

virginia@justsaysomethingsc.org

Activities & Affiliations

SC Association of Prevention Professionals and Advocates (SCAPPA) Certified
Adolescence: Preparing for Lifelong Health and Wellness
Electronic Cigarettes: An Emerging Public Health Challenge - Webinar
Tall Cop Says Stop "High In Plain Sight" Certification 2017
Understanding the Opioid Crisis: What's at the Heart of the Matter - Webinar
Pathway of the Prescription Training
Pathway of the Prevention PART II: Next Steps Training
Opioid Addiction and Its Effect on Today's Workplace - Webinar Certification
What's the Hype? JUUL E-cig Popularity w Youth & Young Adults - Webinar
Countless more upon request

 

 
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Marketing Director/Community Educator
Emily Harper

emily@justsaysomethingsc.org

Activities & Affiliations

Currently pursuing degree in Marketing at Limestone College
Strengthening Families Program (SFP) Child Facilitator 2017
SFP Advanced training 2017 & 2018
Tall Cop Says Stop "High in Plain Sight" Certification 2017
Mental Health First Aid 2016
The Blunt Truth SC 2017

 

 
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Volunteer Employee
Candy Carlson

candy@justsaysometingsc.org

Candy is our go-to-person who provides all of us with direction on what we need for programs and where to find it. Whether it is a staff member preparing for a program, a community partner in need of material, or the general public in need of Red Ribbon supplies, Candy  with no hesitation graciously provides and keeps track of the chaos we sometimes produce.  

Candy gets up every morning to go for a several mile walk so she can enjoy this beautiful city we live in.  She also loves to spend time with her children and grandchildren who all love to run and get outside. 

 

 
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Graphic Designer
Jibril Glenn

Activities & Affiliations

Former Intern
Degree from North Carolina A&T State University
The Blunt Truth 2016
Tall Cop Says Stop “High In Plain Sight” Certification 2017