Did you know alcohol can affect developing brains? Do you know how alcohol affects healthcare? Read our Q&A to find out! Q: How does alcohol affect youth? A: For American youth; alcohol contributes to the top three causes of preventable death (murder, suicide, car crashes) and to preventable injuries from burns,…..
Youth Summit Celebration – April 26
The 2014 Cobb Alcohol Taskforce Youth Summit will be held this Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 1pm-4pm at Bells Ferry Park. We are currently looking for volunteers to help assist with setup prior to the event, food preparation, cleanup after the event and volunteers to help supervise the youth throughout…..
Cobb Alcohol Taskforce is working with the Sources of Strength program
Cobb Alcohol Taskforce was honored to have the Governor’s wife, Sandra Dunagan, attend the Sources of Strength program at Campbell Middle School yesterday. The Sources of Strength mission is, “to provide the highest quality of prevention for suicide, violence, and substance abuse by training, supporting and empowering both peer leaders and caring adults…..
Youth Council Summit Was A Success!
The Youth Council Summit was a huge success! CobbAT thanks all of the Cobb County youth in attendance! Youth participated in “hands-on” leadership skill building activities and projects. The group learned about; local underage and youth binge drinking realities, and youth-led community service projects. Youth created project implementation plans to be completed in teams, and of course had fun…..
April is Alcohol Awareness Month
The month of April is Alcohol Awareness Month as founded by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD). This year’s 27th Anniversary theme is “Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow.” In honor of Alcohol Awareness Month, the Cobb Alcohol Taskforce is providing healthcare facts and resources you need…..