For more information on opioid and prescription drug misuse prevention, contact us at Bryan County Opioid Prevention Project.
- Youth Prevention Education – Researched based program – It’s (Not) About Drugs – one session can be provided in a school-based or community-based setting. Targeted to youth grades 6th through 12th.
- Parent Education Session – Training for parents that complements the “It’s (Not) About Drugs” curriculum for youth. Focuses on the dangers of opioid and prescription drug misuse and what parents can do to address this issue with their teens.
- Employer support through employee training and education and being a resource to employers regarding policy and addressing opioids/prescription drug misuse in the workplace
If you or someone you know needs treatment, please contact the following:
Recovery Place (Savannah, GA): 912-355-1440 or http://www.recoveryplace.org/ – Opioid Specific Treatment Program
Georgia Crisis Line: 1-800-715-4225 or http://www.georgiacollaborative.com/gcal.html – Help is available 24/7 for problems with drugs, alcohol, mental health and developmental disabilities – it is free and confidential!
Gateway Behavioral Health Services: 1-866-557-9955 or http://www.gatewaybhs.org/
CARES Warm Line: Call or text 1-844-326-5400 – The warm line is answered by people with lived experience of substance abuse recovery – Every day 8:30am to 11:00pm.
New Day Counseling 912.201.3605 * 1805 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Ga
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is an international network of community-based meetings for those recovering from drug addiction. Modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), NA is a 12-step program with a defined process for overcoming narcotic addiction.
Bryan County AA Meetings:
Richmond Hill United Methodist Church
9050 Ford Ave
Richmond Hill, GA 31324
More information: http://savannahaa.com/meetings-list
Bryan County Library
1018 Camellia Drive
Pembroke, GA 31321
More information: https://www.aageorgia.org/5a-meetings.html
Voice for Prevention – http://v4pga.org/
Stop Rx Abuse in Georgia – http://stoprxabuseinga.org
Prescription Drug Disposal – http://prescrioptiondrugdisposal.com
Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities – Behavioral Health Prevention – https://dbhdd.georgia.gov/bh-prevention
The Council on Alcohol and Drugs – https://www.livedrugfree.org/
Partnership for a Drug Free Kids – http://www.drugfree.org
Operation Prevention (USDJ/DEA/Discovery Education) – https://www.operationprevention.com/#about
National Safety Council – http://www.nsc.org/learn/NSC-Initiatives/Pages/prescription-drug-abuse.aspx
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit – https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Opioid-Overdose-Prevention-Toolkit/SMA16-4742
DEA – Drug Take Back Program – https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/
PEERx (NIDA for Teens) – http://teens.drugabuse.gov/peerx
WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY,
PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE – www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/prescription-drug-abuse
Overdose Lifeline – https://www.overdose-lifeline.org/
Parent Up (Vermont) – http://parentupvt.org/