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.
Every year, twice a year, we recognize the DEA National Rx Drug Take Back Day event. During this event people have the opportunity to clean out their medicine cabinets to ensure proper disposal of expired or unused medications as a means of reducing physical access to prescription (Rx) drugs. Limiting and reducing access for unintended users… Read more »Read More
During this month of October, we are also recognizing National Substance Abuse Prevention Month with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help spread awareness about medication abuse/misuse, underage drinking/alcohol awareness, marijuana use, and youth tobacco use (specifically vaping). As previously mentioned, here at CCAPSA, Inc, we encourage all parents/guardians to securely lock away… Read more »Read More
During this month of October, we are recognizing National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month to help spread awareness about prescription (Rx) drug and over-the-counter (OTC) drug misuse and abuse. In regards to the youth, teen use of medication should be closely supervised by a physician or parent because sharing, misusing, or abusing medications (both Rx and OTC)… Read more »Read More