Youth Advisory Board

Join the GUIDE YAB: Messages from Our Members

We are pleased to announce that applications are available to join the GUIDE Youth Advisory Board (YAB)! We are looking for hardworking, motivated young people who care about health and wellness and the community to serve during the 2022-2023 school year. All Gwinnett...

GUIDE’s Youth Advisory Board Attends Substance Abuse Prevention Day

On February 23, three GUIDE Youth Advisory Board (YAB) members, along with GUIDE staff, attended Substance Abuse Prevention Day at the Georgia Capitol. Youth Action Teams and youth from across the state joined prevention professionals to speak with legislators about...

Making Prom a Night to Remember

Contributed by Haley G. It is often said that prom should be one of the most memorable nights in life. For most people, prom only happens once, and the decisions made will be remembered for a lifetime. So why drink on prom night? If prom is supposed to be a night to...

The Importance of a Safe and Sober Holiday Season

Contributed by GUIDE Youth Advisory Board Members Joshua Jahn reflects on a cherished holiday memory, saying “We had a fresh tree. I was so protective of sweet baby Kaitlyn. I’d run outside to warm the car if she had to go out. Mandy and I stayed up until 3 am putting...