Pursuing freedom & healing from addiction. At all costs.

Who We Are

We Are Addiction Prevention Coalition

The Addiction Prevention Coalition (APC) is a non-profit community resource that aims to eliminate addiction in Central Alabama. Originally named The Freedom Source, APC has been providing support for the greater Birmingham area for over a decade. Through our in-school prevention programs, educational events, and our collection of support services, APC aims to be a convener of organizations united to prevent addiction and relapse.


To be a leader in preventing addiction by inspiring people to live with hope, resilience, and purpose.


Show that substance abuse is a deadly epidemic, lessen the shame and hopelessness of those who are struggling, and provide education and connection to enable people to find or maintain wholeness, safety, and sobriety.


Communicate awareness of the ADDICTION problem and inspire hope.

Provide education for the PREVENTION of substance abuse.

Assist those seeking CONNECTION by creating Coalition in the community.

In The News

Family shares heartbreak of losing son to drug overdose; JeffCo numbers still trending up

Central Alabama organizations, volunteers provide free haircuts and school supplies

Law enforcement agencies partner with DEA for drug take-back event

Local youth fight drug epidemic

Alabama’s Fight Against Opioids

CBS Interview with APC Board Member Tyler Currier

Bham Now: End Heroin Bham 2021

Send a little love this February by joining the Project Holiday Hope campaign

Learn how to participate in 9/11 Day + National Recovery Month this Sept. in Birmingham

Find out how this new initiative with Addiction Prevention Coalition is helping stop HIV in Birmingham’s youth

Meet the 2022 Champion for the Cause + Stamp out substance use disorder

Loved one struggling with substance use disorder? This local nonprofit is here to help.

Nikeisha Macon Promotes Awareness and Prevention in Fight against Addiction.

Join The Coalition. Make A Difference.

Take the first step! 

Join the thousands of members across the community helping to prevent and end substance use disorder.
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