Giving Tuesday is Next Week

Giving Tuesday is Next Week

Giving Tuesday is next week!Georgia Council on Substance Abuse invites you to join with us to nurture hope and provide essential services to individuals, families and communities seeking support for recovery throughout Georgia! Some of the critical programs your...

Flight Attendants Applaud FAA Move to Include Naloxone Onboard

Flight Attendants Applaud FAA Move to Include Naloxone Onboard

WASHINGTON (October 22, 2019) — In response to advocacy by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) and Members of Congress, the Federal Aviation Administration told lawmakers it agrees that passenger aircrafts should carry “opioid antagonists - naloxone - in...

An opportunity to turn the tide of the opioid epidemic

An opportunity to turn the tide of the opioid epidemic

An opportunity to turn the tide of the opioid epidemic By Renee Unterman   As we observe Red Ribbon Week, a time when we focus on drug prevention awareness, the bill is coming due for the drug companies that recklessly flooded our nation with highly addictive...

Celebrating The Life of Warren Jobe

Celebrating The Life of Warren Jobe

It is with sadness that we share that our long-time board member, Warren Jobe, has passed away.  Mr. Jobe was an active member of the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse Executive Committee who gave selflessly of his time. He was an incredible man with a heart for the...

Flight Attendants Applaud FAA Move to Include Naloxone Onboard

Flight Attendants Applaud FAA Move to Include Naloxone Onboard

WASHINGTON (October 22, 2019) — In response to advocacy by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) and Members of Congress, the Federal Aviation Administration told lawmakers it agrees that passenger aircrafts should carry “opioid antagonists - naloxone - in...

Getting rural addiction help is focus of AU grant

Getting rural addiction help is focus of AU grant

A $1million federal grant will help Augusta University extend addiction treatment to rural areas of Georgia where it is currently lacking.   It took a “perfect storm” of misfortune and misdeeds before it hit Jessica Hunt that her life needed to change: she lost sight...