We are championing the well-being of our youth and are building a resilient Gwinnett through a community-based approach to cultivating resilience and preventing trauma.

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Gwinnett County is a highly diverse community with complex social concerns that reach every resident in some way. Preventing and addressing mental health and wellness during the formative years of a child’s development are essential for ensuring the future of our community’s coming generations. 

Programs and Initiatives

Resilient Gwinnett is a collective of community-minded organizationsincluding Gwinnett Coalition, Resilient Georgia, and other essential partnersworking to cultivate community resilience, prevent trauma, and lead systems change through increasing public understanding of resilience and trauma and providing evidence-based services and resources.

Resilience is the ability to navigate challenges, identify and cope with strong emotions, manage stress, and practice health habits. While we cannot prevent all of life’s ups and downs, we can equip the children in our lives with the tools and knowledge they need to cultivate a resilient spirit and practice self-care and compassion. While resilience will not eliminate pain and hardship, it does equip us to find meaning in adversity, develop strong coping skills and encourage positive growth over time.

Our approach to resilience in Gwinnett (our three P’s):

Promoting Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs)

Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Practicing Trauma-informed Care

Our trainings geared towards raising public awareness and increasing Trauma-informed Care:

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention & Intervention – Stewards of Children

Suicide Prevention & Intervention- QPR

Mental Health – Youth Mental First Aid

Systems Education – Connections Matter

Trauma Intervention & Reporting – Mandated Reporters

Learn how you can partner with us to build a more resilient Gwinnett. Request a custom training.

Community Engagement- We are dedicated to keeping our community informed and involved with our ongoing and future programs. Utilizing health literacy workshops and reserving tables at community events, we can maintain a close connection to the residents we serve, ensuring they have the tools and resources needed to be their healthiest selves.