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...

Recovery Happens In Communities

Recovery Happens In Communities

Last week marked the beginning of National Recovery Month, a time when we honor those of us - individuals, families and communities - who are living in recovery, those of us who are seeking recovery and professional helpers who are dedicated to helping others find...

Representatives Sharon Cooper and Erick Allen to Host Town Hall Meetings on Addiction and Recovery During National Recovery Month

Representatives Sharon Cooper and Erick Allen to Host Town Hall Meetings on Addiction and Recovery During National Recovery Month

PRESS RELEASE       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                           Contact: Jeff Breedlove Tuesday, September 10, 2019                                                                         ...