Spring Cleaning

May 11, 2021

With summer fast approaching we want to remind you that it’s not too late to do some spring cleaning!! We aren’t just talking about ridding the closets of old clothes and worn out shoes but about getting rid of your old prescription medicine. First, we would like to bring awareness to the DEA National Prescription…

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Vaping Prevention Series

April 14, 2021

Did you miss out in the Vaping Prevention Series? Don’t you worry! We’ve got you! The Vaping Prevention Series was a 4-part webinar series created by Youth for Youth to end youth vaping. Kennesaw Mountain High School kicked off the first part of the series talking about vaping and common misbeliefs. Champion Middle School led…

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Safe Spring Break 2021

March 15, 2021

Tired of all the endless winter weather, work-from-home, hybrid, and virtual school? We feel you. COVID-19 has crushed all travel plans and large group gatherings, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on that much-needed break. Consider the following Do’s & Don’ts on how to stay safe and enjoy Spring Break 2021! DO’S…

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Welcome Our Spring Intern, Roy!

February 16, 2021

Hey guys! My name is Roy Wamweya, and I am GPP’s latest intern. I’m currently a senior at Kennesaw State University, and I’m excited to say that I will be graduating this May 2021 with a B.S in Public Health Education.  Things to know about me: I was born in Nairobi, Kenya, and I moved…

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Meet Our New Program Coordinator!

January 19, 2021

Hi fellow GPP fans! My name is Rachel Matton and I am the new Program Coordinator for the Georgia Prevention Project. Some of you may recognize my name or face as I had the wonderful opportunity to intern with GPP last semester. During that time, I learned so much about what it takes to work in…

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Holiday Season Stress-Free Tips

December 08, 2020

The holiday season can be both a joyful and stressful time for everyone. From having to  go shopping for presents, to cooking meals, to now trying to be safe in a time of COVID-19,  stress this year can be unavoidable. Fortunately, it’s never been a better time to learn how to  handle it. To have…

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Know Naloxone: It Could Save a Life

November 18, 2020

If you weren’t able to join our Fall CPP Summit in October, we hosted a Naloxone training presented by Georgia Overdose Prevention. The Georgia Overdose Prevention’s mission is to educate Georgians about the new laws governing drug overdose incidents and to distribute opioid overdose rescue kits to anyone who knows a person at risk for…

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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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