Opioid Overdose Reversal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Georgia, you can purchase life-saving naloxone without an individual prescription.

 

MAKE THE CALL

 

 

Georgia’s Medical Amnesty Law can can provide amnesty for the caller and the victim in a medical emergency.

 

The next Community Forum will be held Thursday, January 24, 2019.

Our topic will be alternatives to opioids for pain management.
Mark your calendar and check back for details.

In 2015 in Georgia alone, more than 1300 people died from opioid overdose. Armed with the right tools and information, you may be able to save a life.  Help DrugFreeHall as we work to save our children and families from opioid and heroin overdoses.

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RCO Listening Session

Thursday, November 8, 2018 5:30 PM - RCO Listening Session. Join us for a planning session for the future Recovery Community Organization which will soon begin serving Northeast Georgia. We'll meet in the classroom at Center Point to learn your thoughts of what will...

Family Support Group

Parents who have lost a child due to overdose or drug-related injuries as well as parents with a child who is struggling with addiction are invited to join us each Tuesday for a parent support group. Tuesdays 6:30 PM First United Methodist Church S-51 in the lower...


Early Intervention: The Truth About Consequences
View the September 2018 Forum

Northeast Georgians gathered at the First Baptist Church to learn more about the signs and options for intervention when a loved one is abusing alcohol or other drugs.


Pain Pills and Heroin are Killing Our Families
View the Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Forum:

Hundreds of your friends and neighbors gathered at the Georgia Mountains Center to learn more about the impact of opioids in northeast Georgia during our first community forum.  Local advocates Deb Bailey, Dallas Gay and Avery Nix joined guest lecturer Susan Blank, MD, to educate and inform.


View “The Highjacked Brain”

Recorded Tuesday, January 23, 2018

TV18 Special Presentation – The Hijacked Brain Forum – January 23, 2018 from TV18 The Government Channel on Vimeo.

Brain imaging has changed the medical community’s understanding of addiction and the alterations in the brain that take place when someone – especially an adolescent – uses alcohol, marijuana, opioids or other drugs.  Watch Dr. Merrill Norton, professor of pharmacology at The University of Georgia, in the video above to view Drug Free Hall’s second forum in the “Not My Family” series.

“I Wish I Had Known” – from families who have lost a loved one to opioid overdose.