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.
Vaping or the use of e-cigarettes has become very common, especially amongst teenagers. And while the popularity continues to grow, so does the overwhelming amount of evidence leading to the dangers of these electronic devices. Research backed by the United States Surgeon General and even the World Health Organization (WHO) has shown that vaping may… Read more »Read More
🎉Happy New Year!🎉 -from our CCAPSA, Inc. family to yours! This year, let’s make the resolution to continue to education our youth about the dangers and harms of underage drinking, vaping/tobacco use, and opioid/prescription drug misuse! Educating our youth through frequent intimate, honest, and open conversations in which you express your disapproval for these behaviors… Read more »Read More
Opioid misuse doesn’t just affect those with a prescription. Addiction and overdose have a history of taking our loved ones, tearing families apart, and causing pain in our communities. In 2019, Georgia recorded 853 opioid-involved overdose deaths. The COVID-19 pandemic has compounded the problem. The state has seen a rise in overdoses and trips to… Read more »Read More