Individuals & Families
SPOTLIGHT ON COMMUNITY PARTNERS:
The Council on Alcohol and Drugs
The Council on Alcohol and Drugs is a 47 year-old nonprofit, 501(c)3 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 Council is an official affiliate of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and a partnership program of the South Carolina State Chamber of Commerce. Our offices are located in the Georgia Chamber of Commerce headquarters in Atlanta. The Council's Drugs Don't Work program has been the official drug free workplace provider for the state of Georgia since 1993. Drugs Don't Work in Georgia is funded by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Division of Addictive Diseases, Office of Prevention Services and Programs.
The Council's mission is: We change lives by empowering communities to combat substance abuse and its related problems at home, school and work with proven, practical resources, prevention education, and advocacy.
The Council's vision is: To be the premier resource for substance abuse prevention and education: changing lives, saving futures.
Programs that The Council on Alcohol and Drugs run include but are not limited to:
Drug Free Workplace
The Council has been assisting companies with implementing and maintaining cost-effective drug free workplace programs since 1993. Many states offer a mandatory discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for companies that achieve state certification as a drug free workplace. In addition, many insurers offer voluntary discounts to their clients who implement a drug free workplace program. To learn more visit: www.DrugFreeWorkplaceHelp.com
Alcohol Abuse Prevention Initiative
The Alcohol Abuse Prevention Initiative (AAPI) funded by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) to prevent underage drinking by working in collaboration with local, regional and statewide partners in 5 of DBHDD’s 6 regions across the state to serve selected target communities. To learn more visit: www.stopalcoholunder21.org
Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Initiative
The Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Initiative (GPDAPI) of The Council on Alcohol and Drugs (The Council) focuses on four priority areas (Education, Advocacy, Disposal, and Enforcement) and eleven deliverables. To learn more visit: www.stoprxabuseinga.org
This is a family-based, interactive series of four sessions involving violence, conflict and substance abuse prevention. SUPER Stop! serves 11-16 year olds attending Atlanta Public Schools, involved with the DeKalb Juvenile Court or being served by Be Smart! Don’t Start! and their parents. Funding comes from the United Way of Greater Atlanta.
June 30, 2016
Fulton WIC Next Steps Café Event
Located at the Oak Hill Child Development Center
June 27, 2016
Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Initiative (GAPDAPI) Collaborative Meeting
Located at the Loudermilk Conference Center, 40 Courtland Street North East, Atlanta, Georgia 30303
June 22, 2016
Georgia State Epidemiology Outcomes Workgroup meeting
Located in Atlanta, Georgia