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“Under the Gold Dome” Update

January 25, 2023

Last week was full of budget meetings at the Capitol in response to Gov. Kemp’s proposed budget for FY24. The only mandate for the Legislature each year is to pass a…

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Mind Your Mind Speaks Podcast: Episode 39

January 19, 2023

In this episode, you will hear a conversation between Cobb Collaborative Executive Director Irene Barton and Ellen McCarty of McCarty & Co.  McCarty & Co. was created by its principal,…

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Georgia General Assembly Opens on January 9th – 2023 Legislation

January 17, 2023

2023 Georgia General Assembly Opens on January 9th The 40-day session “under the Gold Dome” began on Monday, January 9. The first order of business in the Georgia House was to…

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Mentoring Makes a Difference

January 10, 2023

A recent report from the CDC indicates that 3 in 4 high school students experiences at least one ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) during the pandemic. Adolescents who reported four or…

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Journaling as a Recovery and Resilience Tool

January 7, 2023

One important tool in protecting our mental health is developing resilience. Exactly what IS resilience? NAMI defines resilience as “the process of finding healthy ways to adapt and cope with adversity and…

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Mind Your Mind Speaks Podcast: Episode 38

January 5, 2023

In this episode, you will hear a conversation between Cobb Collaborative Executive Director Irene Barton and Gwen Skinner, Danielle Brock, and Andria Wells from Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.  Show Notes:

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Mind Your Mind Speaks Podcast: Episode 37

December 15, 2022

In this episode, you will hear a conversation between Cobb Collaborative’s Executive Director, Irene Barton, and our Literacy Coordinator, Leslie Danford. Please click here to learn more about Cobb Collaborative’s…

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Mind Your Mind Speaks Podcast: Episode 36

December 1, 2022

In this episode, you will hear a conversation between Cobb Collaborative Executive Director Irene Barton and TaNesha McAuley & Caterina Miceli of the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office Family Advocacy Center.…

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2022 Runoff Election FAQ

November 16, 2022

Visit our Vote Your Voice page for more information.

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Mind Your Mind Speaks Podcast: Episode 35

November 10, 2022

In this episode, you will hear a conversation between Cobb Collaborative Executive Director, Irene Barton, and Dr. Beverly Durden of Ravens Nest Foundation.  Show notes: Raven’s Nest Foundation is a…

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