Alcohol Awareness Month – April 2019 – “Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow”

An integral part of Alcohol Awareness Month is Alcohol-Free Weekend, April 5-7, 2019, which takes place on the first weekend of April, to raise public awareness about the use of alcohol and how it may be affecting individuals, families, businesses and our communities. During Alcohol-Free Weekend, Facing Addiction with NCADD extends an open invitation to…

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Alcohol Awareness Month – April 2019 – “Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow”

Founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (now Facing Addiction with NCADD), Alcohol Awareness Month was established in 1987 to help reduce the stigma so often associated with alcohol addiction by encouraging communities to reach out to the American public each April with information about alcohol, alcohol addiction, and recovery.…

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Each March, the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), partners with Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) to create a social media campaign that highlights the many ways in which people with and without disabilities come together to form strong, diverse communities. The campaign seeks to…

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Mental Health Day at the Georgia State Capital 2-8-19

Join Georgia’s Behavioral Health Services Coalition at the Georgia State Capitol to advocate for more high quality, evidence-based, culturally-sensitive behavioral health supports, services, and treatments for all Georgians.  We will spend the morning hearing from Georgia’s mental health peers and leaders, and learn about the opportunities and challenges facing us in 2019. We will be…

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Certified Peer Specialist Training

The Georgia Certified Peer Specialist Project would like to announce that Certified Peer Specialist Training is coming to Macon, February 4-14, 2019. The application deadline has been extended to Monday December 3rd, 2018. Training dates for this training are February 4-8 and continuing February 11-14, 2019. The Georgia Certified Peer Specialist Project is an initiative…

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It’s Red Ribbon Week

It’s Red Ribbon Week® (October 23-31) The Red Ribbon Campaign® is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the Nation and a way for people and communities to take a visible stand for healthy lifestyles. The campaign was created after DEA Agent Kiki Camarena was kidnapped and killed in Mexico in 1985. People began…

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