Upson County

In Upson County, Beyond The Bell works under the state-funded PIPP Grant (Partners in Prevention Project) to provide prevention services to address alcohol and marijuana use among youth. We are located in Region 6 of the PIPP Project.

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We offer Botvin Life Skills classes for young people ages 9-20 and parents in Upson County. Life Skills Classes are free! Topics covered in our Life Skills Classes include: Self-Image, Decision Making, Impacts of Tobacco, Alcohol, and Marijuana, Advertising, Violence and Media, Coping with Anxiety and Anger, Communication Skills, Assertiveness, and Conflict Resolution.

Beyond The Bell’s Youth Leadership Cabinet meets weekly for youth to participate in youth development and educational opportunities. These students receive opportunities such as, leadership training, educational day trips and out of town trips, community service projects, development of Public Service Announcements, and networking opportunities.

 We also offer community trainings and presentations to community organizations, churches, civic groups, and local government about impacts of alcohol and marijuana use and data surrounding this issue and other risky behaviors in our community. Learn More


MOST youth in Upson County do not drink alcohol or use marijuana!
In Upson County, we are looking towards a bright future without underage drinking and marijuana!
All of our services are free and open to the public!

Beyond the Bell effectively provides prevention programs, interventions and/or resources when appropriate to reduce substance use in youth.

DeKalb County

1500 Klondike Rd SW, Ste A102
Conyers, GA 30094
(770) 285-6037

Upson County

310 N. Church St. Ste A
Thomaston, GA 30286
(706) 938-6100

Macon/Bibb County

3115 Vineville Ave
Macon, GA 31204
(478) 259-7566

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Beyond The Bell’s focus is on the health and safety of young people ages 9-20 and their parents.  Beyond The Bell provides LifeSkills training and other programs to ensure youth live happy and safe lives and use the tools we provide to enjoy activities that exclude alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, and other drugs.   

We use evidence-based strategies to build skills and support the needs of young people and thus reduce barriers to their success.

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