In 2006, Sesame Workshop launched a groundbreaking, bilingual (English/Spanish), multi-phase, multimedia initiative for young children and their military families called
Talk, Listen, Connect.
The initiative was born from a strong and singular hopeóto recognize the
thousands of American children and families who know all too well what itís like
to see a loved one go off to war.
To view videos on Deployment, Homecomings, and Changes, please
A Call to Action: The Georgia Summit to Prevent Underage Drinking Click here for the full program, presentations, fact sheets, and the UAD Video shown at the conference!
Updated: Contact Info for Drug Free Community Coalitions (DFCCs) Project Directors
Download: DFCCs Project Directors
The Governor's Cooperative Agreement State Incentive Planning and Development Grant Social Indicator Study to Assess Substance Use Prevention Needs at the State and County Levels in Georgia
This report was developed under the Governor's Cooperative Agreement Advisory Council's Needs and Evaluation subcommittees. It displays county profiles of 29 risk constructs, derived from a larger set of social indicators for all 159 counties in Georgia.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(SAMHSA) announces the availability of Chinese-, Vietnamese-, and
Korean-language online versions of the brochure, What Is Substance
Abuse Treatment? A Booklet for Families.
Different Kind of Courage: Safeguarding and Enhancing Your Psychological Health is a new educational video depicting how service members and their families may be affected by combat and deployment stress. Featuring interviews with military mental health experts and chaplains, as well as personal stories by service members and their families, the video explores issues of concern such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), alcohol abuse, nightmares, hyper-vigilance, exposure to violence, emotional numbness, and difficulties faced when a loved one is deployed.
Red Ribbon Campaign - 2007 Award Winners!
Schools, businesses and other groups were honored for their drug prevention creativity during last year's Red Ribbon Week activities. The Red Ribbon Campaign provides communities across the state with an opportunity to promote and educate others about the dangers associated with underage drinking, tobacco use and abuse of prescription drugs. For more information, call 404-657-7735 or email: email@example.com.