To find additional information or resources related to substance abuse prevention, suicide prevention, or substance use treatment, please explore the links listed below. The links can be sorted by Prevention or Treatment using the drop-down box on the right side of the page.
The Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) employs a public health approach to prevent and reduce alcohol-related problems among young people. To this end, our work focuses on the marketing variables of product, place, promotion and price, and the role these variables play in youth drinking and related problems.
The Office of Behavioral Health Prevention & Federal Grants (OBHPFG) delivers statewide substance abuse prevention messaging and programs and oversees the work of local program providers across the state of Georgia through the Georgia Strategic Prevention System (GASPS). OBHPFG's current initiatives include the Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention Project (ASAPP), Drugs Don't Work, Generation Prescription Drug, Georgia Teen Institute, GA Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Collaborative, Maternal Substance Abuse Child Development, National Prevention Week, Prevention Clubhouses, SYNAR Tobacco Compliance, Voices for Prevention, State Opioid Response, and the Red Ribbon Campaign.
The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides treatment and support services to people with behavioral health challenges and addictive diseases, and assists individuals who live with developmental disabilities.
The DPH Drug Surveillance Unit uses a variety of data sources to track non-fatal and fatal drug overdoses. This data is shared with the public and statewide partners to respond to clusters of overdoses.
The Georgia Addiction Counselors Association is a professional organization that provides certifications, continuing education, specialized trainings, and networking opportunities to addiction counselors throughout Georgia.
The mission of the Department of Revenue is to administer the tax laws of the State of Georgia fairly and efficiently in order to promote public confidence and compliance, while providing excellent customer service. The Department of Revenue manages alcohol and tobacco licenses for retailers and enforces Georgia law regarding the sale of both substances.
The Georgia Strategic Prevention System (GASPS) is an online resource that aids in systematically implementing and evaluating different statewide strategies that assists communities in developing and implementing effective prevention programs and policies.
Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is the nation's largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. MADD, in the state of Georgia, serves all 159 counties as well as those from other states affected by Georgia crashes.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is a component of the Executive Office of the President. The mission of ONDCP is to reduce substance use disorder and its consequences by coordinating the nation's drug control policy through the development and oversight of the National Drug Control Strategy and Budget.
The Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Initiative provides an interactive map on their website displaying the locations of medication drop boxes across Georgia. These drop boxes allow for the safe disposal of expired or unneeded prescription medications, which can help prevent misuse or abuse of these medications. Misuse or abuse of prescription drugs may lead to an overdose.
SAMHSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness in America's communities.
Review recent research and findings from federal agencies focusing on data and current information on the complex causes and consequences of underage drinking as well as effective prevention, intervention, and treatment approaches.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's "Talk. They Hear You." campaign encourages and empowers parents of adolescents and teens to talk to their children about substance abuse and its consequences.
The Council on Alcohol and Drugs is a decades-old nonprofit substance abuse prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials based on the most current research on drug use and its impact on community.
The Treatment Episode Data Set provides information on the demographic and substance abuse characteristics of the 1.8 million annual admissions to treatment for abuse of alcohol and drugs in facilities that report to individual state administrative data systems. Currently, Georgia only has sufficient data for 2015, 2016, and 2017 within this data set.
The purpose of the Center for Family Research is to bring together scholars from diverse disciplines to explore innovative and dynamic ways of examining family life. The Center quickly became very successful in stimulating intellectual interchange and enhancing its members' ability to obtain extramural funding. Grant-supported projects focused on family processes, family stress, and prevention/intervention efforts.