Youth Action Teams

How to Conduct a Destructive Decisions Assembly

Are you looking for a great exercise to teach youth about the impact of their choices? The Destructive Decisions Assembly, created by Gwinnett County’s Parkview High School SAVE/SADD team may provide just the answer! Although the cost effective exercise can take up to...

Six Keys to Effective Advocacy

The year may have just begun, but we are gearing up for Substance Abuse Prevention Advocacy Day in Atlanta on February 20. We will join agencies from across the state to talk about the importance of substance abuse prevention with our state legislators. While this day...

Over 60,000 Reached by #MyStoryIs… Red Ribbon Week Campaign

For Red Ribbon Week 2016, GUIDE challenged 46 Youth Action Teams (YATs) across the state to tell their stories using the theme “#MyStoryIs…” To prove that the best stories are drug free, GUIDE’s goal was to impact Georgia on an unprecedented level by encouraging more...

Be A Poser: Strike Your Power Pose

Contributed by the Walton County Youth Advocacy Board As members of a Youth Advocacy Board, we find ourselves doing a good bit of public speaking. Sometimes it’s in front of peers at school, other times county commissioners or state legislators. In any case, it can be...