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 Parents You Matter Dinner and Dialogue 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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Police Explorers Paintball Tournament
August 5, 2015
Rocking M Ranch: 1315 Hwy 131

Crucial Conversations Training
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Colorado Mountain College - Edwards

Salvation Army Empty Bowls Fundraiser
Friday, August 7, 2015
Battle Mountain High School

ASIST Suicide Prevention Training
August 13-14
8am to 5pm

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Youth Leader Spotlight Anabel Johnson
June 30, 2015 - AnabelJohnson

Finding balance and time for self-care is a leadership trait that many overlook, so it is doubly impressive when a high school leadership youth can articulate its importance and make it a goal. Anabel Johnson is an entering senior at Battle Mountain High School and is not only involved in many activities on and off campus, but also pursues her many passions and goals. For Anabel…
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Youth Leader Spotlight: Gretchen Pavelich
June 01, 2015 - GretchenPavelich

Spunky. Lighthearted. Excited. These characteristics illustrate Gretchen Pavelich, recent 8th grade graduate of St. Clare of Assisi. With an impressive schedule filled with numerous athletic and academic pursuits, Pavelich exemplifies the character of many traditional leaders through nontraditional avenues. Gretchen follows her passions and paves the way for others to break…
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Youth Leader Spotlight Natalie Morrissey
April 30, 2015 - Natalie

How do teenagers in this valley juggle the many demands and pressures placed on them by their parents, teachers, coaches and friends? As technology evolves and expectations increase, I assume the same level of teen anxiety would also increase. During my interactions with high school students from East Vail to Gypsum, I am constantly baffled by the humility and generosity of these…
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Youth Leader Spotlight Riley Birdsong Rowles
March 31, 2015 -
Riley Rowles

Young leaders have great foresight and are a tremendous inspiration for the next generation. They have the ability to see with a couple of year’s hindsight the challenges that their young peers face and what supports they need to become the next moral leaders. This is exactly what Riley Birdsong Rowles, a senior at Eagle Valley High School (EVHS), has done.…
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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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