GOAL 1: Reduce the prevalence of preventable and treatable health and social conditions
Objective 1.1 – Increase people living safe and healthy lifestyles
Strategy 1.1-1: Increase access to information on community resources that address crime and violence prevention.
Strategy 1.1-2: Increase access to information and services that promote health and wellbeing
Strategy 1.2-1: Expand awareness of community health care services.
Objective 1.3 – Prevent and reduce the use and abuse of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs
Strategy 1.3-1: Reduce commercial access to alcohol by minors.
Service Provider: GUIDE
Strategy 1.3-2: Reduce social access to alcohol in the home and other venues by changing the culture and context of Gwinnett to one that does not promote or accept underage alcohol use.
Service Provider: GUIDE Inc.
Strategy 1.3-3: Create media advocacy strategies for youth that dispel perceptions that marijuana is a benign drug.
Strategy 1.3-4: Promote services to identify, reduce, and prevent substance use disorders.
Related Committees: Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
Strategy 1.3-5: Increase awareness of problems associated with pain medication used to treat youth sports-related injuries to enable parents of student athletes to better advocate for lower risk treatment with physicians, trainers and coaches.
Related Committees: Gwinnett Prescription Drug and Opioid Prevention Project (GPP)
Strategy 1.3-6: Increase parent and community awareness about problems associated with youth prescription drug and opioid misuse and strategies for safe storage and disposal of medications.