Ted Mulherin serves as the Program Assistant for Prevention. Joining GUIDE in August 2018, Ted brings over eight years of experience in the field of substance use and abuse. As the Program Assistant, Ted assists in the timely implementation, tracking, reporting and evaluation of strategies and activities designed to prevent underage drinking, prescription drug misuse and tobacco use. He also attends various community and collaborative meetings to develop expertise in evidence-based substance abuse prevention strategies, share GUIDE’s work around the community and build partnerships. Having first-hand experience with the opioid crisis early in life, Ted is devoted to educating and preventing others from engaging in destructive behaviors.
Ted served as House Manager and a mentor for men’s halfway houses in Statesboro, Georgia and as a member of the Georgia Southern University Center for Addiction Recovery community. As an intern for the Council on Alcohol and Drugs (TCAD) in Atlanta, he collaborated with Drug Free Fayette, Fayette County’s prescription drug abuse prevention team, and helped develop strategies to decrease accessibility to prescription drugs, particularly opioids.
Ted earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Master of Public Health degree from Georgia Southern University.
In his spare time, Ted can be found spending time in the gym, engaged in some form of recreational activity or at Sanford Stadium on Saturday afternoons in Athens.
You can contact Ted by calling 678-377-4134 or emailing him at email@example.com.
GUIDE’s mission is to improve community conditions by utilizing collaborations, promoting positive youth development, delivering specialized training and resources and preventing substance use and abuse.