Health

Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation: A Valuable Partnership

July is National Park and Recreation month! What better time to highlight our collaboration with Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation (GCPR) than on this special occasion? GUIDE was created by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education in 1986....

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 8-14, 2022 is National Prevention Week, a time to raise public awareness about substance use and abuse, as well as mental...

Back to School: Powering Your Brain

School is in full swing, and amidst the busyness this season can sometimes bring, it is a good reminder of new beginnings and opportunities for positive change. Many of us have been affected by the new school year and have made adjustments to our routines: teachers...

Back to School: Getting ACTIVE

GUIDE is in the middle of a mini-series of blogs around maintaining health and wellness during the back-to-school season. We recognize this as a time that can be stressful and chaotic, though also a great time for mindfulness around our health as we establish new...

Back to School: Remembering to Eat Well

It’s that time of year again! A new year has begun, which means new routines are being established. Along with the fresh start and excitement of a new season comes waking up earlier, rushing to prepare for the day and feeling stressed about balancing all of the day’s...

50 Things to Do Besides Drink Alcohol: Stay-At-Home Edition!

While many teens and young adults perceive drinking alcohol to be the norm, it’s important for our youth to hear the message that MOST teens actually choose NOT to drink. Even though most youth don’t drink, alcohol is still the #1 drug of choice for our teens....