Prevention

Mark Your Calendar: Planning Your 2020 Prevention Projects Made Easy

As we dive into 2020, 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....

Using Data to Inform Your Prevention Strategies

What is data? Data is a collection of facts, such as numbers, words, measurements, observations or even just descriptions of things. It can be qualitative (descriptive information) or quantitative (numerical information). One of the ways data can be collected is via a...

Let’s Celebrate the Great American Smokeout

Contributed by Kinsey McMurtry, MPH “Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event.” This year on November 15, encourage others “to make a plan to quit, or plan in...

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, October 26, 2019 – 10AM to 2PM Where: A comprehensive list of...

Five Reasons GUIDE Attends the Georgia School of Addiction Studies

The 13th Annual Georgia School of Addiction Studies (GSAS) was held August 26-29, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah. This year’s theme, “Facing the Future Together” spoke to the impact we can have on lives and the state of Georgia when we combine the efforts of...