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Red Ribbon Week Roundup: Project Ideas to Celebrate Being Drug Free

Save the date: Red Ribbon Week is October 23-31! The nationally-recognized, week-long celebration of drug prevention is approaching quickly. The excitement of a new school year often brings amplified youth engagement and enthusiasm to complete meaningful projects. Now...

Taking Prescription Opioids: Myths and Facts

Did you know? 32% of all U.S. opioid overdose deaths involve a prescription opioid.1 An average of 41 people die every day from overdoses involving prescription opioids.1 Recent statistics paint a pretty scary picture of the growing opioid epidemic in the United...

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, an annual month-long campaign to raise awareness about suicide prevention, reduce stigma around the topic and encourage those in need to utilize available resources. About Suicide Prevention Month Here is the breakdown...

Staff Appreciation: As Easy As ABC

While staff appreciation is often used as a buzz term by organizations, experts suggest that staff appreciation isn’t just a fad – it’s necessary in order to keep employees happy and dedicated to their jobs. According to Gallup: Workplace recognition motivates,...

Complete Our Adult Opinion Survey

Make your voice heard by completing our Adult Opinion Survey! Through this survey, GUIDE is able to gather data and insight on what adults think about underage drinking and prescription drug misuse to help inform our prevention strategies.     Now until...

Crisis Lines to Prevent Suicide

Knowing who to call in a crisis situation can be the difference between life and death. If you or someone you know needs emotional support or is having suicidal thoughts, the below resources offer immediate response by trained professionals.   Georgia Crisis and...

International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31

Join us as we observe International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31, 2020. According to Penington Institute, the organization responsible for this international initiative: “International Overdose Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the...

Participate in Our Red Ribbon Week 2020 Contest!

We are excited to announce a brand new Red Ribbon Week campaign, “What’s Your Vision?” This year’s campaign challenges community members to think about prevention in a new way AND offers big prize opportunities for those who choose to enter the...
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