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.
“NOT MY FAMILY” FORUM SERIES
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
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.
CHECK BACK FOR DATES AND TIMES OF FUTURE FORUMS IN THE NOT MY FAMILY SERIES.
“I Wish I Had Known” – from families who have lost a loved one to opioid overdose.