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2024 Suicide Prevention Month Art Contest

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month! Gwinnett youth are invited to join GUIDE as we celebrate with a Suicide Prevention Month Art Contest! The Campaign Words influence a person’s beliefs and thoughts about something. Words also affect the stigma around a...

Celebrate National Prevention Week GUIDE Style

This month is an exciting time for organizations in the prevention field and many others who support substance abuse prevention efforts. May 12-18, 2024 is National Prevention Week, a time to raise public awareness about substance use and abuse, as well as mental...

Participate in the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is quickly approaching! Gather your unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs to dispose of safely during the upcoming event. When: Saturday, April 27, 2024 – 10 am to 2 pm Where: A comprehensive list of...

Celebrate National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) is March 18-24, 2024. NDAFW is a national health observance that inspires dialogue about the science of drug use and addiction among youth. You can learn more about this via the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)....

Five Reasons to Get Credentialed as a Prevention Professional

Decades ago, a group of prevention workers got together to investigate the pros and cons of instituting a prevention credentialing process in Georgia. The field of substance abuse prevention was still in its adolescence, but growing. Many of those who started working...

Five Reasons to Join GTI Staff

GUIDE is pleased to announce the release of staff applications for Georgia Teen Institute 2024!  TI love bubbles in the hearts of many staff members across the state of Georgia and throughout the nation. But why? First, let’s get acquainted with Georgia Teen...

Mark Your Calendar: Planning Your 2024 Prevention Projects Made Easy

As we dive into 2024, we look forward to seeing the many projects our Youth Action Teams will complete this year! Below, we have provided a timeline of prevention-related cause awareness months, weeks and days to help you plan timely and relevant projects and events....
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