Get Ready for Red Ribbon Week!

October 17, 2020

Are you ready to celebrate Red Ribbon Week (RRW)? This year, TAC groups are celebrating virtually. They will be using the slogan, “Be Happy, Be Brave, Be-Drug-Free” to help spread awareness among their peers. To begin, Kennesaw Mountain and Wheeler TAC are both hosting a RRW virtual poster competition at their schools. In addition, Hancock…

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Listen: The QuaranTeen Club Podcast!

September 16, 2020

GPP is thrilled to highlight a new podcast, developed by a Teen Advisory Council (TAC) member! Sauyer is an 8th grade student in Georgia who is working towards her Silver Award in the Girl Scouts; she is also a dedicated TAC member at her school. TAC is a GPP program that focuses on developing youth…

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Rachel Matton, GPP’s Newest Fall Intern

August 29, 2020

Hi there! My name is Rachel Matton and I am one of GPP’s newest fall interns. I’m currently a senior at Kennesaw State University and in a short four months I will be graduating with a B.S. in Public Health Education. Over the years I’ve developed a real passion for my field of study and…

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Back to School! Early?! Online?!

August 05, 2020

School and classes are coming sooner than ever for students, parents, and teachers, and getting back into a routine, especially after a long and unconventional summer, may be more difficult than usual. Here are some tips to help you and your loved ones get back into the swing of things and get an early start…

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The Ultimate Organization Guide

July 17, 2020

The beginning of the semester can be a busy and hectic time, but you can help manage some of those stressors by having a game plan! Organization can be key for preparing for the semester and staying on top of your work and classes. Check out this ultimate organization guide to help you be your…

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Meet Grayson, Interning Virtually from South Dakota!

June 24, 2020

Hi everyone! My name is Grayson and I’m ecstatic to be a new summer intern for the Georgia Prevention Project! I’m a rising junior at Washington and Lee studying neuroscience with a minor in poverty and human capabilities. I love neuroscience and really any form of science, but originally became intrigued and passionate about science…

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Welcome GPP Summer Intern: Sydney!

June 10, 2020

Hi everyone! My name is Sydney O. and I am the new summer intern for GPP. Right now I’m finishing up my last semester as a KSU Owl (hooty hoo!) with a major in public health education and a minor in psychology. I love to travel more than anything and plan to attend Mercer in…

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Senior Spotlight: Georgia Tech Graduate, Nuzhat K.

May 27, 2020

Hi, my name is Nuzhat K. and I am a 2020 graduate from Georgia Tech! As a campus ambassador for the Georgia Tech College Prevention Partnership (CPP), I have had really great opportunities to spread awareness of prescription drug misuse and encourage healthy habits on my campus. In partnership with the Georgia Prevention Project, our…

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Meet TAC Senior, Jessica!

May 15, 2020

Jessica has been with the Newton High School TAC for 3 semesters. She has enjoyed working with her peers and going to fun places with friends she’s made along the way. She recommends joining TAC if you want to meet new people and learn more about substance misuse and how to fight it.  After graduating…

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Senior Spotlight: Mambwe M. at GCSU

April 13, 2020

Our College Prevention Partnership program has continued to thrive over the years. Several of our CPP members have joined early in their college careers and are now getting ready to graduate. As the GPP Program Coordinator who oversees the CPP program, it is crazy to see how much these students have grown into their own…

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