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Substance Abuse Prevention



GET SMART ABOUT DRUGS, A DEA Resource for Parents, Ed & Caregivers. Teens and Rx Meds: What You Should Know…

How To Talk To Your Kids About Vaping, American Lung Association

What You Need to Know About E-cigarettes: For Middle and High School Students, American Cancer Society (PDF)

Vaping Resources for Parents, American Cancer Society

N-O-T: Not On Tobacco – Proven Teen Smoking and Vaping Cessation Program, American Lung Association (PDF)

INDEPTH: An Alternative to Suspension or Citation, American Lung Association. Helping teens quit smoking.

Georgia Patients’ Rx Medicine Info/FAQ Summary (printable).  Information on 10 specific questions you should ask your doctor if you are prescribed opioids or prescription pain medication.

Drug Free Hall ‘Three steps to save a life’ (opioid OD rescue demo)  Information on how to identify an opioid overdose and how to respond to an opioid overdose in case of emergency.

DBHDD Prevention Clubhouses

Next Generation Youth Development (Dawson County, GA)
Mixtura Clubhouse Program (Norcross, GA)
100 Black Men of West Georgia (LaGrange, GA)

Drug Disposal Locations: DEA National Rx Drug Take-Back Day/Drug Disposal Locations  Information on DEA sponsored National Prescription Drug Take Back Days to safely dispose of any prescription medication to prevent possible misuse or accidental poisoning due to prescription drugs.

Georgia Standing Order for Naloxone Rx

In Georgia, there is a Standing Order of Naloxone for overdose prevention instituted by the Commissioner of Public Health. Please see this resource for more information.

Drug Free Communities (DFC) Support Programs are Federal grant program that provides funding to community-based coalitions that organize to prevent youth substance use. GA Listing

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