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 misuse and opioid-related deaths have grown exponentially over the past five years, but we are starting to see some progress in fighting this epidemic! Check out this news post recently published by CNN concerning the latest news in the fight against the opioid epidemic! Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of a $10… Read more »Read More
See what we’re doing in the community to keep our youth tobacco free!!! Smyrna could seek to raise tobacco purchase age to 21 Cobb Juvenile Judge cautions parents, students about dangers of vaping Smyrna outlaws smoking for under-21s Amid sharp increase in teen vaping, health and school officials warn against e-cigarette products For more information… Read more »Read More
E-cigarette/Vaping update September 13, 2019 Outbreak of Lung Illness Associated with Using E-cigarette Products As of September 11, 2019, 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping, were reported by 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The previous case count released by CDC was higher because it reported possible cases that… Read more »Read More