Proudly serving the communities of:
Moultrie in Colquitt County
Get involved and help us spread the message of alcohol prevention in youth by joining a STEPUp Workgroup in your community.
Moultrie STEPUp Workgroup meetings
Second Tuesday of the month
Colquitt County Art School
401 7th Avenue SW
Moultrie, GA 31768
Why HEARTS is concerned with the early onset of underage drinking
According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, using alcohol and drugs before the brain has fully developed increases the risk for future addiction to alcohol and drugs dramatically. Young people who start drinking alcohol before age 15 are 5 times more likely to develop alcohol abuse or dependence than people who first used alcohol at age 21 or older. Research for drug use and drug addiction have found similar results.
Thank you to our STEP Up Workgroup partners
- Colquitt Family Connection
- Colquitt YMCA
- HERO House
- Colquitt County School System
- Colquitt County Extension Office