OPSP 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). OPSP’s current initiatives include the Alcohol Prevention Project (APP) focused on reducing alcohol abuse and the Generation Rx (Gen Rx) project focused on reducing prescription drug abuse. More information about these initiatives as well as other prevention resources can be found at //ga-sps.net/
The DPH Drug Overdose Surveillance Unit uses a variety of data sources to track both non-fatal and fatal overdoses. Using these sources, the Drug Overdose Surveillance Unit monitors overdose trends in Georgia and provides overdose data to the public and to partners working to end the opioid epidemic. This data is also used to detect and respond to rapid increases, or clusters, of overdoses.
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.
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 Minimum Data Set (MDS) is a web-based, group level evaluation tool developed and directed under SAMHSA’s Center or Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP). It primarily serves as an online reporting system that captures relevant data and information from the various providers contracted under DBHDD’s Office of Behavioral Health Prevention.
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 Georgia counties as well as those from other states affected by Georgia crashes.
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. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world.
ONDCP was created by the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988. ONDCP advises the President on drug-control issues, coordinates drug-control activities and related funding across the Federal government, and produces the annual National Drug Control Strategy, which outlines Administration efforts to reduce illicit drug use, manufacturing and trafficking, drug-related crime and violence, and drug-related health consequences.
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Founded in 1987 as an anti-drug advertising campaign and formerly known as the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, we are a nonprofit organization working to reduce teen substance abuse and support families impacted by addiction.
The Prevention Credentialing Consortium of Georgia (PCCG) is a 501(c)6 organization with committees covering credentialing, recertification, training, public relations, resource development and prevention ethics. A Board of Directors represents both the private and public sectors (including grass roots representation) in Georgia.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (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 on America's communities.
The Council on Alcohol and Drugs is a 40+ 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 Center is dedicated to gathering high-quality information from rural African American families in Georgia. A major mission of the Center is to translate the information gathered into prevention programs designed to deter adolescents from becoming involved in activities that derail positive development – specifically, alcohol and substance use and early onset sexual activity.
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 Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is the state agency that focuses solely on policies, programs, and services for people with severe and persistent mental illness, substance use disorders, and developmental and intellectual disabilities.
The Division of Addictive Diseases provides a wide spectrum of substance abuse treatment and recovery services across the state of Georgia.
Georgia Addiction Counselors Association is a professional organization that provides certifications, continuing education, specialized trainings, and networking opportunities to addiction counselors throughout Georgia.
The Georgia Crisis and Access Line is an online resource and phone-in service provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities to connect Georgia residents with substance abuse and mental health treatment services and facilities.
SAMHSA is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) aimed at advancing behavioral health outcomes in the nation. Their mission is to decrease the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on populations around the U.S.
The TEDS 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 2014 and 2015 within this dataset.