Archive for February, 2013

Power of Parents Handbook

Posted: February 7, 2013 by cpmacartersville in Useful Information

Click on the link to sign up to receive a great (and FREE) handbook on talking to your kids about alcohol. It’s part of the Power of Parents program through MADD.

http://www.madd.org/underage-drinking/the-power-of-parents/

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Community Capacity Building Training

Posted: February 7, 2013 by cpmacartersville in Useful Information

Our team will be attending a community capacity building training on Tuesday, February 12th, in Macon, Georgia.

Rockmart High School and Our Media Campaign

Posted: February 7, 2013 by cpmacartersville in Headlines, Polk News
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The students and staff of Rockmart High School are actively involved
in our “Rethink the Drink” media campaign.  We are asking underage
youth to remain alcohol-free and parents to refrain from permitting
underage alcohol use.  The students are creating posters and PSAs and
writing real life stories involving the consequences of underage
alcohol use for our website.  Check back soon to read these stories!

CPMA to Present at Region 1 Counselors Meeting

Posted: February 7, 2013 by cpmacartersville in Useful Information

Our team will be presenting our 2012 survey results to the counselors from all of the Region 1 schools on Friday, February 8th, at Georgia Northwestern Technical College in Rockmart.

Teen Maze

Posted: February 7, 2013 by cpmacartersville in Polk News
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The first Polk County Teen Maze is coming in the fall of 2013 (exact date TBD).  They need volunteers!

For more information about the Polk County Teen Maze, please contact Rhonda Heuer (Polk County Family Connection) at
rhonda@polkcouncil.com.

For information about the Floyd County Teen Maze in 2012, click here.

Rethink the Drink!

Posted: February 7, 2013 by cpmacartersville in Headlines
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“Rethink the Drink” is a media campaign designed to educate youth and parents about the effects of alcohol on the teenage brain. And by challenging youth to “rethink” their decision to drink alcohol, through engaging media, we believe many young people will make the decision to abstain from alcohol until they are 21.

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