New DFC Coordinator, Vann!

January 11, 2022

My Name is Vann Blankenship and a long time native of West Georgia. I am a 2008 graduate of Haralson County Highschool in Tallapoosa, Georgia. In 2017 after struggling with substance use and mental health challenges, I sought to use my experiences to help others. This led me to obtain my credential as a Certified…

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Goodbye and Good luck, Chelsea!

December 06, 2021

“How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” This is a quote that completely describes my internship experience here at GPP. My experience has been nothing but amazing and I am so thankful for the opportunity to have interned at GPP. Thank you everyone from GPP for such a wonderful…

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Thanksgiving and SUD’s

November 22, 2021

 The holiday season is right around the corner!! With Thanksgiving quickly approaching most of us are preparing for a week of good eating, football watching, and spending time with the people we care most about. However, for others the holiday season can bring on feelings of loneliness, stress, anxiety, and can even trigger a person…

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CPP Virtual Fall Summit Recap

November 04, 2021

Thank you to everyone who joined our CPP Virtual Fall Summit that we hosted in mid-October! We had several CPP members from across Georgia come together to brainstorm their ideas, challenges their CPP was facing, and had an opportunity to share their plans for the semester. The CPP enjoyed being able to meet virtually with…

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TAC Fall Virtual Summit 2021

October 23, 2021

The Teen Advisory Council program kicked off the semester better than ever! Last month, TAC had their Fall Virtual Summit, and it was a success! We had about 67 participants join us from 7 different TAC groups throughout Georgia! Students had a chance to learn about TAC, Positive Youth Development (PYD), the Strategic Prevention Framework…

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Welcome Our Fall Intern: Chelsea!

September 08, 2021

Hi everyone! My name is Chelsea Williams, and I am GPP’s Fall 2021 intern. I am currently a senior at Kennesaw State University and am majoring in Public Health Education. I will be graduating this December 2021, and I am so excited! A little bit about me is that I love volunteering and giving back…

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Summer Intern: Good Luck, Rain!

August 20, 2021

If you are reading this, the summer has come to an end, and our awesome intern Rain is starting her junior year at Bucknell University! But before we get too ahead of ourselves, let’s rewind back to the beginning of the summer when Rain was joining our GPP team as a summer intern. “Hi everyone!…

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CPP Senior Spotlight: Jordyn

July 01, 2021

Our CPP program is full of so many awesome college students who are passionate about making a difference on their campus and in their community. We want to take the opportunity to highlight one of our awesome CPP seniors who recently graduated and hear about her experience as a CPP member. “My name is Jordyn…

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TAC Senior Spotlight: Monee, Jnae, & Ayanna

June 21, 2021

We are so lucky to have so many awesome TAC members! We want to highlight some of our recent TAC seniors and hear their experiences from being a part of our TAC program.  Monee and Jnae have been a part of TAC since the end of their sophomore year and this has been one of…

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