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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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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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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The Healthy Youth Coalition is working on heightening the awareness of youth marijuana use in the Alleghany Highlands.

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Check out our Prevention Coordinator Matthew Lambert representing us at the YMCA today!!Matthew Lambert was there representing the Alleghany Highlands Healthy Youth Coalition ... See MoreSee Less

Check out our Prevention Coordinator Matthew Lambert representing us at the YMCA today!!

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Way to go there Matthew Lambert!

Come see us Saturday at the YMCA from 10 am - 4 pm. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Healthy Youth Coalition had some amazing assistants today! These girls already have a passion for serving and giving back to their community. ... See MoreSee Less

Our Healthy Youth Coalition had some amazing assistants today! These girls already have a passion for serving and giving back to their community.

Come see us at Washington Park in Clifton Forge today! Music, food, face painting and fellowship! Celebrate Juneteenth with us today. ... See MoreSee Less

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