Making a Positive Impact

Eagle River Youth Coalition (ERYC) continues to grow and evolve under its mission “to collaborate with Eagle River youth-serving organizations to assess prevention needs, coordinate substance abuse reduction efforts, and build capacity through strategic plans, programs and policies around the issues facing young people."

Explore how ERYC continues to make a positive impact on young people’s lives through youth suicide prevention efforts and Youth Leaders Council. Learn about the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey, ERYC’s largest data assessment effort administered biennially to middle and high school students, and the You Told Us Social Norms campaign. Parents are invited to join the conversation and learn about resources through the Eat Chat Parent series. Take a minute to learn more about our members and how we all work together to make youth a community priority.

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Sustainable Film Series: The Age of Consequences
December 18
6:30 p.m.
Dusty Boot, Eagle

Salvation Army Holiday Concert
December 20
7:30 p.m.
Beaver Creek Chapel

Make & Distribute Christmas Food Baskets with Salvation Army
December 22
9 a.m.
Methodist Church & Avon Elem

Eat Chat Parent: Building Resiliency and Self Esteem In Our Kids
January 8
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Berry Creek Middle School

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Help Your Kids Be Resilient
November 30, 2018 -

Building Self Esteem

It’s no secret that our kids are stressed out. Some are anxious. Some are depressed. In fact, Healthy Kids Colorado Survey results from 2017 have told us that 32 percent of local middle school students are feeling sad and hopeless. Unfortunately, this is an increase from 24 percent in 2015; as a matter of fact studies show us that youth are feeling more stressed out than ever before. This is where Eat Chat Parent plays a vital role: We are here to help…
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Keeping kids warm
November 29, 2018 -

Eight-annual coat drive for kids

There are so many organizations that do good—but the only way they can do good is with passionate volunteers and strong-willed staff. This month’s difference maker is the Western Slope office of Catholic Charities. In November, just when the weather was changing and a chill settled in, they collected, cleaned and distributed almost hundreds of jackets to keep cold kids warm. That is just one aspect of all they do in addition to serve the…
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November 28, 2018 -

A media diet goes a long way

My alarm usually goes off at 8 A.M. I groggily reach over to my bedside table for my phone. So light and shiny, my prized possession, bringing me all the joys of other people’s lives. It’s just so easy, scrolling through Facebook while my eyes glaze over. The first person to greet me in the morning is the Instagram model posing in Santorini, and jealousy consumes me. Guilt overwhelms me because I’m not up at 5 A.M. doing a core workout like…
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Eagle River Youth Coalition - Making Youth a Community Priority
Physical Address: 34520 US Highway 6, C10 | Edwards, CO 81632
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 4613 | Edwards, CO 81632
Phone: 970.949.9250 | info@eagleyouth.org
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