Resources

Apps and Websites

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) – www.cadca.org
The mission of CADCA is to strengthen the capacity of community drug coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally.

Get Smart About Drugs – www.getsmartaboutdrugs.com
Drug Facts for Parents, Educators and Caregivers. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) education site.

Just Think Twice – www.justthinktwice.com/
Facts about drugs for teens.  Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) education site.

Let’s Be Clear Georgia: A Collaborative to Prevent Marijuana Abuse – www.clearga.org/
Let’s Be Clear Georgia is a partnership of statewide private and public agencies, employers, and individuals engaging in best practices and policies to prevent marijuana abuse in our state.

National Institute on Drug Abuse – www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida
Information about drugs and addiction.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids – http://www.drugfree.org
Provides families with information, support and guidance to get the help their loved one needs and

Talk (Underage Drinking Prevention) – https://www.samhsa.gov/underage-drinking/mobile-application
Prepare for one of the most important conversations you may ever have with your kids about underage drinking. SAMHSA’s “Talk. They Hear You.” app is available on desktop computers and on the go from the App StoreSMGoogle Play™, the Windows® Store, and Windows® Phone Store.

Voices for Prevention  (V4P) – v4pga.org
Provides information on the latest substance abuse issues and policies in Georgia.

Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous
http://www.usrecovery.info/AA/Georgia.htm#B
770-386-9621

Bartow Collaborative – Resource Directory
http://bartow.gafcp.org/resources/

 

Government Agencies

Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Disabilities
http://dbhdd.georgia.gov/addictive-diseases

(to find a variety of addiction services in your area)
http://bhlweb.com/tabform/

Drug Task Force
https://www.bartow.org/bartow-cartersville-drug-task

Cartersville PD
http://www.cityofcartersville.org/24/Police-Department

Bartow Sheriff
https://www.bartow.org/

 

Religious Group

Salvation Army
http://www.salvationarmy.org/ihq/www_sa.nsf

 

Substance Abuse

Highland Rivers
http://www.highlandrivers.org/sites/index.cfm?template=sites_bartow
650 Joe Frank Harris Parkway
Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Phone: (770) 387-3538
Fax: (770) 607-6704
Site Administrator: Marc Tompkins

Cartersville Center, Inc.
http://www.crchealth.com
218 Stonewall Street
Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 386-1907×214
Intake: (770) 386-1907

 

Counseling

Family Counseling & Recovery Center
317 Grassdale Road
Cartersville, GA
Phone: (770) 386-3777

Cartersville Counseling Center
http://cartersvillecounselingcenter.com/index.html
1070 Douthit Ferry Road
Cartersville, GA 30120
678-227-0252

 

Professionals

Addiction Center – https://www.addictioncenter.com/
Addiction Center is your comprehensive addiction information hub. We are the definitive guide to the dangers of abusing alcohol, illicit drugs, prescription drugs and more.

Alcohol Policy Information System – https://alcoholpolicy.niaaa.nih.gov/
The Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS) provides detailed information on a wide variety of alcohol-related policies in the United States at both State and Federal levels.

Alcohol Research and Policy – https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/news-events/niaaa-spectrum-webzine
Alcohol Research and Policy features articles, short news updates, and relevant information from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the alcohol research field.

Alltreatment.com – http://www.alltreatment.com/
Alltreatment.com is a drug rehab center directory and substance abuse information resource dedicated to educating users about various substance addiction.

Anti-Drug Media Campaign: Office of National Drug Control Policy – https://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/
This site is supported by The Obama Administration with a renewed emphasis on community-based prevention programs, early intervention programs in healthcare settings, aligning criminal justice policies and public health systems to divert non-violent drug offenders into treatment instead of jail, funding scientific research on drug use, and, through the Affordable Care Act, expanding access to substance abuse treatment.

The Association of Addiction Professionals – https://www.naadac.org/
NAADAC’s mission is to lead, unify and empower addiction focused professionals to achieve excellence through education, advocacy, knowledge, standards of practice, ethics, professional development and research.

The Council on Alcohol and Drugs – https://www.livedrugfree.org/
The Council on Alcohol and Drugs is a 40+ year old nonprofit substance abuse prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials based on the most current research on drug use and its impact on community.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – https://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/
The CDC Alcohol Program’s mission is to strengthen the scientific foundation for preventing excessive alcohol use.

The National Center in Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University – https://www.centeronaddiction.org/
CASA Columbia research group works to assess the impact of substance use on American systems and populations, examine the links between substance use and other health and social problems, and translate knowledge about substance use and addiction into policy and practice.

Community Prevention Services – https://www.thecommunityguide.org/
The Community Guide is a resource for evidence-based recommendations and findings about what works to improve public health. It is based on a scientific review process and answers questions critical to almost everyone interested in community health and well-being.

Drug Watch – https://www.drugwatch.com/health/students/
Drugwatch.com advocates for people to make a stand against prescription drugs that have harmful side effects and medical devices that cause damage. We do this by providing accurate, comprehensive information about these commonly used drugs and devices and by answering questions raised by people who contact us.

Georgia Strategic Prevention System – http://www.ga-sps.org/#/
The GASPS comprehensive model is a system to build capacity and infrastructure within the state, regions, and sub regions through key policy stakeholders and resources mobilization, coalition and workforce development, and research infrastructure enhancement. To ensure long-term sustainability of evidence-based substance use and abuse prevention efforts, OPSP adopted the SAMHSA/CSAP Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) model.

Gwinnett United in Drug Education – https://guideinc.org/
GUIDE, Gwinnett United in Drug Education, is a non-profit community-based substance abuse prevention agency that has been serving Gwinnett County since 1986. GUIDE originated to assure an on-going, concentrated and comprehensive approach to substance abuse prevention in Gwinnett, the metropolitan Atlanta region and the entire state of Georgia.

Hazelden’s Publishers – http://www.hazelden.org/web/public/substance_abuse_prevention.page?gclid=CI-
Hazelden is involved in various aspects of addiction treatment and recovery from substance abuse treatment and alcohol rehabilitation, recovery support services, professional education, addiction research, prevention curriculum development, publishing, addiction awareness, and public policy advocacy.

Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol-Free – http://www.alcoholfreechildren.org/
The Leadership To Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation is composed of current and former Governor’s spouses who have an interest in its mission. Its mission is to support the efforts of current Governor’s spouses or their representatives, both in their states and nationally, to prevent or reduce childhood drinking, especially among the 9-15 year old population.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism – https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world.

Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health – https://www.rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/
For anyone who drinks, this site offers valuable, research-based information.

Stop Underage Drinking – https://www.samhsa.gov/iccpud
The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2004 established the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD). Its purpose is to provide ongoing, high-level leadership on this issue and to coordinate federal efforts aimed at preventing and reducing underage drinking. Fifteen federal agencies are members of ICCPUD; the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, an agency within HHS, serves as the lead agency.

SAMHSA: National Clearinghouse for Drug Education – https://www.samhsa.gov/prevention
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s goal is to create communities where individuals, families, schools, faith-based organizations, and workplaces take action to promote emotional health and reduce the likelihood of mental illness, substance abuse, and suicide.

 

Higher Education

Alcohol Prevention Coalition for Higher Education – http://everfi.com/
The Alcohol Prevention Coalition was created to provide colleges and universities with an unmatched resource for developing a “state-of-the-art” prevention program.

Changing the Culture of College Drinking – https://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/
CollegeDrinkingPrevention.gov is your one-stop resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.

 

Parents and Educators

Alcohol Screening – http://www.alcoholscreening.org/Home.aspx
AlcoholScreening.org helps individuals assess their own alcohol consumption patterns to determine if their drinking is likely to be harming their health or increasing risk for future harm.

Building Blocks For a Healthy Future – https://www.samhsa.gov/building-blocksWelcome to Building Blocks for a Healthy Future, SAMHSA’S website where parents, caregivers, and teachers of children ages 3 to 6 can find lots of great tips, materials, and ideas for spending time with their children and learning together.

Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth – http://camy.org/
The Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health monitors the marketing practices of the alcohol industry to focus attention and action on industry practices that jeopardize the health and safety of America’s youth.

Information to Reduce Teen Drinking – https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0028-we-dont-serve-teens
This website provides parents and others with tools and information to reduce teen drinking and related harm.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving – https://www.madd.org/
The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this crime and prevent underage drinking.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics – https://nacoa.org/
Our mission is to eliminate the adverse impact of alcohol and drug use on children and families.

 

School Age Children

The Cool Spot – https://www.thecoolspot.gov/is based on a curriculum for grades 6-8 through the University of Michigan created by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism that is the lead US Agency supporting research into the causes, prevention and treatment of alcohol problems. (For Parents and Teachers Focusing on 11-13 year olds)

Interactive Drug Prevention Site for Youth – http://abovetheinfluence.com/
This is the official website of Above the Influence. This campaign is inspired by what teens have told us about their lives, and how they deal with the influences that shape their decisions. Our goal is to help teens stand up to negative pressures, or influences. This site will help you to be more aware of the influences around you, and will help you carefully consider the risks when you’re faced with tough decisions.

National Institute for Drug Abuse (NIDA) for Teens – https://teens.drugabuse.gov/
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), created this website to educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse.

Celebrate Recovery – NorthPointe Church
http://northpointechurch.com/celebrate_recovery
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered program created to help people with their hurts, hangups, and habits. By working and applying these principles, we begin to grow spiritually and become free from our addictive, compulsive and dysfunctional behaviors. This freedom creates peace, serenity, joy and most important – a stronger relationship with Christ. We meet every Monday beginning at 6:00 pm for dinner, worship and small groups.

Local Data

 

Drug Disposal

http://disposerx.com/
DisposeRx is the industry leader meeting the complex needs of safe drug disposal with our convenient site-of- use solution for permanent drug removal.

How to dispose of medications
https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm101653.htm#steps