The Council on Alcohol and Drugs is a 40+ year-old nonprofit, 501(c)3 substance abuse prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials based on the most current research on drug use and its impact on community. The Council is an official affiliate of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and a partnership program of the South Carolina State Chamber of Commerce. Our offices are located in the Georgia Chamber of Commerce headquarters in Atlanta. The Council's Drugs Don't Work program has been the official drug free workplace provider for the state of Georgia since 1993. Drugs Don't Work in Georgia is funded by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Division of Addictive Diseases, Office of Prevention Services and Programs.
The Council's mission is: We change lives by empowering communities to combat substance abuse and its related problems at home, school and work with proven, practical resources, prevention education, and advocacy.
The Council's vision is: To be the premier resource for substance abuse prevention and education: changing lives, saving futures.
Since our establishment in 1969 we have served the community through high-quality services and effective prevention programs. We have an exciting range of educational programs and services designed to engage children and teens, address the needs of parents, and to provide employers, educators, health professionals, policy-makers and the media with authoritative information on tobacco, alcohol and other drugs.