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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Teen Summer Reading – Ceramics with Alpine Arts Center
June 18
3 to 4:30 pm
Vail Public Library

Summer Reading Program - Hip Hop with Mr Kneel
June 19
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Vail Public Library

Nonprofit Learning Series
June 21
1 p.m. to 2:30p.m.
US Bank, Avon

Summer Reading Program – Local musician Terry Armistead
June 26
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Vail Public Library

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Mind Springs Health


Creating a Strong Youth Voice
May 31, 2018 -

More than a Student Athlete

Wyatt Nelson might be best known for his athletic feats, yet this accomplished student athlete crossed my path through his selfless community engagement. Wyatt is finishing up his junior year at Battle Mountain High School, and just recently landed a fifth place ranking in the state for pole vaulting. Wyatt credits much of his athletic progression to the strong influence of older student athletes. “I saw how accomplished my older peers were both…
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Mental Health Experts
May 31, 2018 -

Multiply Your Happy

From preventative services like Youth Mental Health First Aid certification and “Multiply Your Happy” positive psychology tools and seminars to mobile crisis response, counseling and therapy or psychiatric hospitalization if needed, Mind Springs Health is dedicated to serving our local families and has many child and adolescent mental health professionals available to consult with, including psychiatrists Lynda Tenhundfeld, MD and Dr. Nikolai Furmansky,…
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Teaching Is His Calling
May 31, 2018 -

Making Connections

Hopefully we all have that one teacher who stands out in our mind — the one who made a difference, the one who seemed to simultaneously get us, push us, make us want to do better; someone who makes learning fun, has fun but knows when to get serious. That teacher for hundreds of kids over the years is Drew Musser, a grade teacher at Brush Creek Elementary.

“It’s so gratifying being a teacher. The kids hit a place in your heart; it’s a…
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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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