Press Releases/Articles

11/30/2014 - Meth Awareness Week Kicks Off November 30
National Meth Awareness Week will be observed Sunday, November 30 through Saturday, December 6
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4/22/2014 - Georgia Meth Project Claims Successes Against Meth Among Teens; Expands to Create Georgia Prevention Project
Announcing New Program: Georgia Rx Abuse Project
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Newsletters

Spring 2015
New College Campaign Makes Rx Abuse a Hard Pill to Swallow
Fall 2014
Georgia Prevention Project Puts Prescription Pills “Out of Reach”
Spring 2014
Georgia Meth Project Builds on Success; Launches Georgia Prevention Project

To read the Georgia Meth Project Newsletters click here.


Spring 2015 Newsletter Spotlight

New College Campaign Makes Rx Abuse a Hard Pill to Swallow

Program shares life-saving information, so students stop sharing medication. Read more ⇒

Community Pilot Program to Launch in Pickens County

The Georgia Prevention Project is excited to launch a new substance abuse prevention initiative—the Community Prevention Partnership (CPP). Read more ⇒

CEO of Partnership Steps Aside

The Georgia Prevention Project is excited to launch Starting as a volunteer 24 years ago, CEO Steve Pasierb of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids stepped down from the organization on March 31. Read more ⇒

Georgia Prevention Project Reveals 5-Year Strategic Plan

The Georgia Prevention Project is excited to launch This spring, our dedicated team marked five years since starting the Georgia Meth Project. Read more ⇒

Georgia Prevention Project Welcomes Two New Board Members

Robert Balentine and Tom Lape. Read more ⇒

A Look Back at Where Our Fight Against Meth Began

For more than a year, the Georgia Prevention Project has led a statewide drug-prevention program aimed at reducing the use of dangerous drugs among teens and young adults. Read more ⇒


Fall 2014 Newsletter Spotlight

Georgia Prevention Project Puts Prescription Pills “Out of Reach”

At the end of September, the Georgia Prevention Project debuted “Out of Reach” during community meetings in Columbia and Pike counties. Read more ⇒

Georgia Rx Abuse Project Receives Community Grant to Implement Program

This summer, the Georgia Rx Abuse Project received a Cardinal Health Foundation Prescription Drug Abuse and Misuse Prevention Grant. Read more ⇒

GPP Welcomes New Chairman, Larry Connolly

The Georgia Prevention Project gained a new and important leader when Larry Connolly joined the organization this summer as its new chairman. Read more ⇒

A Heartfelt “Thank You” to Chairman Shaw for His Vision, Leadership

Lee Shaw, co-founder of the Georgia Meth Project and its successor the Georgia Prevention Project, stepped down as chairman of the organization this past summer. Read more ⇒

Meth Prevention Program Teaches Kids a Valuable Lesson

Georgia teachers, administrators, counselors and parents pleaded for a meth intervention in middle and high school classrooms. Read more ⇒

New Program Coordinator to Focus on Rx Abuse

The Georgia Prevention Project welcomes another new member to the team. Read more ⇒