Awareness

SafetySmart Lilburn: Building the Safest Community in Georgia

Contributed by Margot Ashley History SafetySmart Lilburn is an all-volunteer, nonprofit with tax-exempt status, founded in June 2010. The mission of the organization is increasing safety awareness in the greater Lilburn area and assisting with development of safe,...

Marijuana and the Immune System

Contributed by Brittany Cantrell Carter Helping people stay healthy by preventing infection is a huge part of a local epidemiologist’s job. Ask an epidemiologist about the basics of disease prevention, and they may talk about handwashing, getting enough exercise,...

Let’s Talk About the Real Risk With Fake IDs

As a part of our prevention efforts, GUIDE partners with local police departments to conduct compliance checks in our community to reduce underage retail access to alcohol. During compliance checks, police detectives use underage decoys to monitor which retailers do...

Gwinnett County Communications: An Innovative Partner

In case you missed it, we have begun a Gwinnett County Blog series to highlight the various collaborations GUIDE has had in Gwinnett County for the past 30 years. This is our second post of the series, and it focuses on our partnership with the Gwinnett County...