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Partnership for Drug Free Hall

Help us strengthen our community for generations to come.

Mark Your Calendars

Our next community forum will be held Oct. 10, focusing on the dangers of vaping.

And we are excited to be hosting a family fun day at Jaemor Farms in conjunction with the State Opioid Response team. Learn more protecting your family from opioid misuse, proper disposal of opioid medications, opioid overdose prevention and more!  Free rides and admission to Jaemor Events for the first 1500 guests with participation in Opioid Response events.

 

 

In 2015 in Georgia alone, more than 1300 people have 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.

The Partnership for Drug Free Hall can come to your church or civic group meeting to conduct overdose trainings or alcohol and drug awareness training.  Substance abuse issues affect every family and have devastating effects on our community. Our programs are enlightening, inspiring and relevant.
Call or email Judy Brownell,
Director of Prevention: prevention@centerpointga.org
(770) 535-1050 ext 102
to learn more or  to schedule a speaker
All Recovery Meetings

All Recovery Meetings

All Recovery meetings are open to those in/seeking recovery, family members, and/or those that support the recovery lifestyle. December meetings will be held on Dec. 4th, 6th, 11th, 13th, and the 18th.  Meetings will be held at CenterPoint (1050 Elephant...

Family Support Group

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...


 

PREVIOUS “NOT MY FAMILY” FORUMS


Fix My Pain: Options to Opioids for Pain Management


January 24, 2019

Special Presentation – Not My Family Forum Series – Fix My Pain – January 24, 2019, from TV18 The Government Channel on Vimeo.


Early Intervention: The Truth About Consequences


Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018


Heather Hayes, M.Ed.,LPC, CIP, an alcohol, drug, and mental health specialist and host for A&E’s program Intervention was our featured speaker. A panel of experts and family members who’ve been there led the September 2018 forum and discussed:
• Signs and symptoms of abuse
• Early intervention
• Accessing care
• Supporting a person in recovery

Special Presentation – Not My Family Forum Series – Early Intervention- The Truth About Consequences – September 6, 2018, from TV18 The Government Channel on Vimeo.

 


 

Pain Pills and Heroin are Killing Our Families

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017

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.


The Highjacked Brain

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017

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.