Calendar

Jul
14
Fri
GACA Summer Training Workshop @ Ridgeview Institute
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

GACA Summer Training Workshop – Experiential Group Counseling Skills

7 CEU’s  available!

Register now @: gaca.org/events

 

Jul
17
Mon
CARES 25 @ DeKalb Addiction Clinic
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day

Please visit the CARES page or contact Karen Daniel for additional information. 

Aug
7
Mon
Recovery Month Mini-Grant Applications Due Date
Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Georgia Council on Substance Abuse (GCSA), through a contract from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), is currently seeking applications forJoin the Voices for Recovery: “Strengthen Families and Communities” mini-grants. Grants* of up to $2,000 each are available to support events during National Recovery Month, September 2017. Grants will be awarded to agencies, community coalitions, or groups with recovery-oriented projects and/or other activities that focus on celebrating or promoting Recovery Month. Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use issues by celebrating people in recovery. (SAMHSA, 2017).
 
The overall purpose of the Join the Voices for Recovery: “Strengthen Families and Communities”mini-grant program is to increase the number of Recovery Month activities, and promote recovery knowledge and participation across Georgia.  This program will promote the benefits of recovery for individuals, families and communities through education, training and celebrating recovery as a reality.  Come join us as we celebrate the lives of thousands of Georgians.  
 
*Please note that this is an expense reimbursement grant. Mini-grant recipients are required to submit receipts for pre-approved and actual expenses prior to receiving funds. Please click the application link below for additional information.
 
Applications are due August 3rd.
Notification of mini-grant recipients will be made by August 7th.
 
Submit your National Recovery Month application here.

Please click here for additional information about Recovery Month.

To apply, please click here

Aug
28
Mon
The 11th Annual Georgia School of Addiction Studies Conference
Aug 28 – Sep 1 all-day

 

The 11th Annual Georgia School of Addiction Studies will be held August 28-September 1, 2017 at the Hyatt Riverfront in Savannah.

Please plan to join us!

In recognition of accomplishments to the fields of prevention, treatment and recovery, the Georgia School of Addiction Studies (GSAS), will present the following awards at their 2017 conference:

Ray Avant Excellence in Prevention Award
Prevention Ambassador Award
Paula Crane Excellence in Addiction Treatment Award
Excellence in Treatment Award – Organization

Nominations for the awards may be made by completing one of the attached forms located on the GSAS website http://www.thegeorgiaschool.org/award_nomination/forms.htm
 
Nomination form(s) must be received by GSAS no later than close of business July 17, 2017. 
 
Please feel free to distribute the nomination forms. If you have any questions, please contact  Christopher Wood for the prevention awards at christopher.wood@djj.state.ga.us or Von Wrighten for the treatment awards at  Vonshurii.Wrighten@dbhdd.ga.gov
 
The awards will be presented at the 2017 Georgia School of Addiction Studies, afternoon awards luncheon on Thursday, August 30, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah, Georgia.

Link to Nominations Page Here

Nov
3
Fri
CARES Connect Fall 2017 @ Hearts to Nourish Hope
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Registration for this twice-annual gathering of CARES Academy alumni is not yet open. Please check back, or contact Karen Daniel if you need additional information. 

Nov
4
Sat
CARES Connect Fall 2017 @ Hearts to Nourish Hope
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Registration for this twice-annual gathering of CARES Academy alumni is not yet open. Please check back, or contact Karen Daniel if you need additional information.