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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In case you missed the ACT on Drugs presentation, watch it here! Talk, learn, listen: Ask questions and be alert.

March's Eat Chat Parent was eye-opening. Watch the video here:

Eat, Chat, Parent - Your Child + Anxiety from Eagle County Government on Vimeo.

January's Eat Chat Parent, presented by Vail Health, helped teach parents and children how to build resiliency and self-esteem. Watch the video here.

Watch the video from October's Eat Chat Parent: Your Kids Brain on Tech with Dr. Lisa Strohman

Eat, Chat, Parent: Vaping and Marijuana from Eagle County Government on Vimeo.

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Special Olympics Colorado - Polar Plunge
March 30
9 a.m.
Nottingham Lake, Avon

Eat Chat Parent: The Connection Between Substance Disorders and Mental Health
April 3
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Eat Chat Parent: The Connection Between Substance Disorders and Mental Health
April 4
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Project Management for Everyone, April Series
April 5, 12, 19
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CMC Edwards

What are the Kids Going to Do All Summer?

Come to our annual camp expo to learn about opportunities for young children & camps and older children & internships.

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No shame. No questions. No ignoring the obvious.
February 28, 2019 -

Talk About It

We are a culture who tries to hide any ugliness, whether it’s an ill-fitting shirt, an unusual birthmark or a sickness. When we’re asked how we are, we automatically reply, “Good. Fine.” After all, who wants to admit to weakness? Who wants to hear it? In the world of Facebook and Instagram, we are programmed to only share happy things, to look lovely as we do it and not to worry.

Guess what? That’s not real life. And there are more and more…
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Transcendence: Lessons from a Youth
February 27, 2019 -

Youth Hold Inspirations

In my time spent with Andore Horruitiner, a sophomore at Battle Mountain High School, my mind opened to a wonderful realization: youth hold inspirations that wield mighty power for all. From the very concrete to a world vision, we can all learn from Andore.

Joy, for Andore, is the ability to be himself, the absence of fear in a world of criticism. When he spends time with his brother, Tiago, and his father, Bratzo (a near-professional soccer…
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School activist and community gatherer
January 31, 2019 -

Angels Among Us

We’ve been noticing a trend. There are angels among us. The ones who quietly go about their days: answering phones, returning emails, bandaging knees, making dinners and shoveling the walk. Then add to that arranging gatherings, supporting friends and family and creating programs that benefit the community at large.

Beatriz Bustamante is one…
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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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