RCO Listening Session

What does
our recovery community
need from the new
Recovery Community Organization?

If you suspect overdose, call for help.

Dispose of drugs properly

Join us for our Community Forum Series “Not My Family.”

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.

RCO Listening Session

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

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...


Join us for our next community forum:

Intervention: The Truth About Consequences

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
6pm – 7:30pm

First Baptist Church Banquet Hall
Gainesville, GA 30501

Heather Hayes, M.Ed.,LPC, CIP, an alcohol, drug, and mental health specialist and host for A&E’s program Intervention will be our featured speaker.

Doors open at 5pm for access to community resources.

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.