Prevention

Mark Your Calendar: Planning Your 2022 Prevention Projects Made Easy

As we dive into 2022, 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....

Conquering Holiday Stress

Contributed by Live Healthy Gwinnett The holidays are approaching, and it’s the most wonderful time of year! As they come, they offer their own special stressors that can make us feel even worse. Experiencing stress, anxiety, or depression during the holidays season...

Help Keep Impaired Drivers off the Road This Holiday Season

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “In 2018, there were 10,511 people killed nationwide in drunk-driving crashes, accounting for nearly one-third of the crash fatalities that year. The tragedy of these deaths is felt year-round, but...

Let’s Celebrate the Great American Smokeout

“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 18, encourage others “to make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that day.”...

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 23, 2021 – 10 am to 2 pm Where: A comprehensive list of...