Our posted events are open to the public. Be sure to join us!!!!

Jones Memorial Golf Tournament – benefitting the Forsyth County Drug Awareness Council

September 24th, 2021, 2 p.m. Shotgun Start, 4 Player Scramble – Register Now!!

TO REGISTER: Call Country Land at 770-887-0006 or download and complete the form below and fax it to: 1 770-887-0023 or email it to: Chris Mason at cmason@countrylandgolf.com

Register now to play the Jones Memorial Golf Tournament benefitting the Forsyth County Drug Awareness Council in honor of Leon, Robert, and Wayne Jones. The Jones made a HUGE impact on Forsyth County, with Country Land being just one of many.

Come remember their lives while helping support the ONLY Drug-Free Community Coalition in Forsyth County whose mission is “To educate, advocate, and empower the community to prevent substance abuse across the lifespan in Forsyth County, Georgia.”

The big day is Friday, September 24th with a 2 pm Shotgun Start, 4 Player Scramble. Golf and Lunch. $75.00 per player. Hole Sponsor $200.

You can also make a general donation directly to the Forsyth County Drug Awareness Council at ANY time by pasting the following donation link into your browser: https://www.unitedwayforsyth.com/civicrm/contribute/transact?reset=1&id=27

Connect to Protect – A focus on youth mental health

Please join us for Connect to Protect – on September 9th from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. – 2021 World Suicide Awareness Day – for a valuable panel discussion concerning youth mental health. Youth and professionals will be sharing why youth are in crisis today, what their mental health needs are, concerns about access to mental health help, and much more. You can either attend in-person at Local Church, 3105 Dahlonega Hwy Cumming, GA 30040, or view live online.

Click here to watch the recorded video: https://www.facebook.com/ForsythCountyDrugAwarenessCouncil/videos/184350377132235

Our Newest Event!!!! 2021 Facts & Strategies concerning Substance Use One Year into The Pandemic

Do you wonder how our community has been impacted by substance use in the last year with the pandemic? Whether you’ve been affected directly or not, you have most likely witnessed how the “new normal” has changed many lives and left some vulnerable to illegal substances. FCDAC is here to help you navigate through these tough times. Be sure to mark your calendar and plan to attend FCDAC Youth Council’s first-ever Virtual Town Hall Meeting on March 13 at 4 pm. It’s an event you won’t want to miss with valuable information to benefit everyone!

Did you miss the livestream? Watch it here and then please take the survey to give us feedback!

Scheduled Events:

Monthly Council Meeting: We meet the first Wednesday of every month at the Forsyth County United Way Building , 240 Elm Street, Cumming GA 30040

Past Events:

Did you miss the 4th Annual Suicide Prevention Summit on September 10th, 2020?   Watch it below
Click Here for the Resource document mentioned in the video created by Mountain Lake Church

Religious Leaders Summit, November 19th, 2019

Our 11th Drug Summit, October 30th, 2019

Balancing Hope and Concern! July 12th, 2019

The Montana Institute is honored to be partnering with the Forsyth Youth Drug Awareness Council and the amazing prevention effort they’re bringing to the community!!!

This one-day only free seminar on July 12th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lanier Conference Center will engage high school age attendees in several activities rooted in the Science of the Positive framework and Positive Community Norms. Together we will learn to uncover positive truths about ourselves and the communities we serve. We will work together to balance this hope with community concern, and learn how to see the good, fuel passion and reflect on why our efforts matter in the first place. Plan to be motivated! Lunch is provided.

Our 10th Drug Summit, October 22, 2018

Our first “Rebuild Your Family Workshop” was held on Saturday, November 3, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the United Way, 240 Elm Street, Cumming GA 30040.

Presenters included internationally renowned interventionist Heather Hayes, Professional Counselor and Certified Interventionist Lou Ann Altshuler, and Certified Addiction Counselor and Anger Management Specialist Todd Stumbo.  

The day consisted of a skill building workshop for families affected by the disease of addiction. It included learning about the disease of addiction, the difference between helping and enabling, how to set boundaries, and healthy communication skills.