We heighten awareness and educate the community
to promote healthy and safe lifestyle choices
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HEIGHTEN AWARENESS AND EDUCATE THE COMMUNITY
TO PROMOTE HEALTHY AND SAFE LIFESTYLE CHOICES
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OUR MISSION

OUR CAMPAIGNS

OUR EVENTS

The Alleghany Highlands Healthy Youth Coalition was founded in March 2017 following the analysis of the Alleghany County Community Readiness Assessment and the Alleghany County/Covington City Youth Risk Behavior Survey results.

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Medication collected from Drug Take Back Days
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National Drug and Alcohol Fact Week is March 22 through 28. We are here to shatter the myths surrounding drug and alcohol use and will be sharing facts all week!

Fact 1: Research has shown that students who had already used any type of e-cigarette by the time they started 9th grade were more likely to start smoking conventional cigarettes within the next year.

If you or a loved one needs help with nicotine addiction treatment, talk to your doctor, reach out to your local CSB,or find more info at:
For teens: mylifemyquit.com
National helpline:
1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Source: Leventhal AM, Strong DR, Kirkpatrick MG, et al. Association of electronic cigarette use with initiation of combustible tobacco product smoking in early adolescence. JAMA. 2015;314(7):700-707. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8950
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Thank you to Alleghany Highlands Teenweek for allowing us to be a part of their amazing event! Faith Baptist, Covington Bible, and Grace Brethern do a great job of hosting this awesome community event. The Healthy Youth Coalition is available to be a part of community events to share information on healthy living, talking about mental health, and suicide awareness. ...

Thank you to Alleghany Highlands Teenweek for allowing us to be a part of their amazing event! Faith Baptist, Covington Bible, and Grace Brethern do a great job of hosting this awesome community event. The Healthy Youth Coalition is available to be a part of community events to share information on healthy living, talking about mental health, and suicide awareness.

When’s the last time you checked in with a friend or loved one and asked how they were really doing? 🤍🤍 We know it’s hard to ask those tough questions, but reach out today and let those around you know you’re there and ready to listen. Visit lockandtalk.org for more information and resources on how to talk with loved ones about their mental health. #talkopenly #realconvo ...

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