Tips to Relieve Anxiety During COVID-19

March 20, 2020

As the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, brings bad news, it also brings anxieties about these unprecedented times. We understand, but we’re finding ways to cope with the uncertainty and share them with you. Since most of us are practicing social distancing now, it can be easy to find yourself stuck watching or reading the news…

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TAC Intern Joins GPP!

March 02, 2020

Hello! I’m Victoria, a senior at the Wheeler High School Center for Advanced Studies. I was born and raised in Marietta, and I am currently looking to go to school for neuropsychology. I grew up in a mixed culture family where I have been taught the importance of acceptance and awareness of everyone’s personal struggles….

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Meet Lily, GPP Intern!

February 10, 2020

Hello Internet! My name is Lily Gilleland and I am thrilled to be a part of the GPP team this spring! I am originally from the city of Ball Ground in north Georgia and I moved to Kennesaw and eventually Marietta while going to Kennesaw State University. I have two adorable cats, Snickers and Toblerone,…

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Meet, Cassandra! GPP Intern

February 04, 2020

Hey y’all! My name is Cassandra P. and I am excited to start my position as an intern here at the Georgia Prevention Project. I was raised in Virginia and have been in Georgia for 2 years. I am currently a senior Public Health Education Major at Kennesaw State University. I am a proud member…

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Brigitte’s 2020 Resolution

January 27, 2020

Every year comes with new experiences and new adventures! It’s a New Year and it is a fresh start to set resolutions. In 2019, my New Year’s resolution was traveling. Did I accomplish it? Yes! I went to Puerto Rico, Colombia, and Costa Rica. In addition, I also took small road trips to Miami, Florida,…

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Allie’s 2020 Resolution: Letting Go

January 06, 2020

I’ve been reflecting on the past year, and it really has flown by so fast! Not only was 2019 a year full of self-care, but it was a year of growth. Growth not only in my career, but also within myself. I definitely learned more in 2019 than I was expecting. I learned what it…

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…

December 04, 2019

…Except on your wallet. The holiday season can sometimes be a season of stress due to high expectations, possible family drama, as well as worrying about getting the perfect gifts for your family and friends. So, in order to help minimize your stress levels, our resident holiday guru, staffer Allie W., created a list of free…

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Taking Over the Take-Back Days!

November 12, 2019

Our College Prevention Partnership groups had some awesome and successful events in October. We had not only one but two CPP campus Rx drug take-back days! The Georgia Tech CPP and Georgia College CPP are among the eleven CPP campuses who hosted an on-campus Take-Back Day. The two campuses combined had over 15 students who…

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Join Us, November 5th!

October 15, 2019

You are all invited to Lassiter High School’s TAC Prevention Summit. Whether you are a student, parent, teacher, friend, or supporter come join us! We will be talking about the importance of both parent and teen involvement addressing substance issues. There will be two panel discussions: one for parents and one for teens. Both panel discussions…

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Meet Brigitte! GPP’s Community Outreach Specialist!

September 25, 2019

Hello Everyone! My name is Brigitte G. I am so thrilled to be the new Community Outreach Specialist for the Georgia Prevention Project. I am originally from Bogota, Colombia. I grew up in Alpharetta, Georgia and attended Kennesaw State University (KSU) in Kennesaw, Georgia. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education….

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