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 Hijacked Brain"

 

View the recording of the latest in our
“NOT MY FAMILY” COMMUNITY SERIES
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 6 PM
Dr. Merril Norton, Pharm. D. Ph,
expert of the developing brain and the damage
caused by trauma or substances

 

 

 

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.

At DrugFreeHall’s most recent “Not My Family” Community Forum, “Pain Pills and Heroin are Killing Our Families,” participants submitted questions for our panelists.

Q&A

“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

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.

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.