Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention

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Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention

Underage Alcohol Use Is Decreasing!
Learn More Below.

The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Project is working to reduce the early onset of alcohol use among 9-20 year olds in our community. According to the Georgia Student Health Survey, 6th-12th grade students who report using alcohol in the past thirty days has decreased from 19% in 2012-2013 to 13% in 2014-2015.

What’s new in ASAPP
(Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention Project):

On November 16, 2016 the Early County community came together to paint a beautiful “Be the Wall” mural at ECHS. This mural symbolizes the way the community stands together in being the wall between teens and alcohol. Be on the lookout for the mural at local events as well as the opportunity to be a t-shirt or printed copy of the mural!

Early Choices’ “Be the Wall” t-shirts and limited edition commemorative posters are now available! The art poster ($5 unframed and $10 framed) and the tshirts ($12 for Youth and $15 for Adults) make a perfect gifts – just email us at or call 229.723.5122

Watch a video of the mural being painted!

  • Shoulder Tap Operation

  • Be the Wall

  • Red Ribbon Week

  • Alcohol Awareness Month

Using the following strategies we are working to affect change:


Watch our Videos Here!

If You Would Like More Information About How to Say No to Alcohol If You Are Underage or How to Prevent Underage Drinking if You Are an Adult, Please Contact Us:




Funding provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities


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