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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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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