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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Summer Safety

July 30, 2019

GPP’s College Prevention Partnership members plan and implement events year-round whenever possible to continue the efforts of encouraging students to live healthy lives and to not misuse prescription medications as well as to take their prescribed medications correctly. Just because it’s summer, it doesn’t mean students don’t need a reminder of ways to stay safe….

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Summer Youth Programs with GPP!

July 09, 2019

Is your summer youth program looking for educational activities to share with youth in the upcoming generations? We’ve got you covered! With our Teen Reality Party skit and Not Prescribed lesson, your youth are sure to have a fun time while engaging and learning about the prevention of substance misuse. Teen Reality Party is an…

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GPP Welcomes NEW Program Intern

June 05, 2019

Please join us in extending a big welcome to the newest member of the GPP team! We are thrilled to have a new summer intern as we kick off Summer 2019! Zoe will be joining us this summer as the Program Intern for the Georgia Prevention Project. She plans to utilize her past experiences and…

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Senior Spotlight: Lacey T at Georgia Southern University

May 14, 2019

Our College Prevention Partnership program is one of our greatest assets to help raise awareness of the nonmedical use of prescription drugs among the college population. They are at an age where they understand the importance of raising awareness of important issues through peer to peer education. We took a leap of faith by trying…

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DEA National Drug Take-Back Day

April 23, 2019

The DEA National Drug Take-Back Day is THIS Saturday, April 27th from 10 AM – 2 PM. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.2 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study showed that a…

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