Cobb Community Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse (CCAPSA) creates strategic partnerships with individuals and organizations to promote health and wellness within the Cobb County community by preventing the onset of substance misuse. Our Vision is to create a drug-free Cobb County community.
I PLEDGE to be substance free by: hosting only alcohol, tobacco and other drug free parties for youth; not allowing any of my children or their friends to consume alcohol, tobacco and other drugs on my property; and discouraging my children from attending unsupervised parties.
Opioid addiction has become a major crisis in the United States. In 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services declared a “public health emergency” as opioid-related overdoses continued to rise across the country. Opioids include prescription drugs commonly prescribed for chronic pain (e.g. oxycodone, hydrocodone, oxymorphone, morphine, codeine and fentanyl) recovery from pain after… Read more »Read More
E-cigarettes entered the U.S. marketplace around 2007, and since 2014, they have been the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. youth. The sharp rise in e-cigarette use has resulted in an increase in overall youth tobacco product use for the first time in decades and is prompting a series of steps by the FDA… Read more »Read More