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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Eat Chat Parent: Angst documentary
February 27
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Battle Mountain High School, Edwards

Families in Action
March 2018

Red Canyon High School in Eagle

Family Jam and Summer Plan
April 7
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WECMRD Field House in Edwards

Member of the Month

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Advocate, Mother, Grandmother & Super Volunteer
February 01, 2018 - Tracey Branch doesn’t go half-in for anything. The vibrant mother and grandmother volunteers with myriad organizations after the day ends in her role as Children, Family and Adult Services Manager for Eagle County.

Where some of us might feel overwhelmed, Tracey sees an opportunity to make a difference in the community as a whole. “I understand that the needs of many of our community members and vulnerable populations are not met by agencies and organizations due to staffing and…
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ERYC intern studies vaping and where, why kids do it.
February 01, 2018 - Vaping and Youth

By: Kaitlyn Cooper

Kaitlyn Coopier

Vaping first became popular in the mid 2000s but the use of vape pens among teenagers has increased exponentially since then. According to the University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future study, the 2014 national high school survey found there were more monthly vapers than monthly smokers: 17 percent…
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Youth leader, wrestler and community activist
January 30, 2018 - Dayunara Guilleran

by Michelle Stecher

A female on the wrestling mat? That is Dayanara Guillen along with five of her girlfriends, paving the way to build Battle Mountain High School’s first female wrestling team. They have been training diligently alongside their male counterparts for the past few months, aiming to compete against other female athletes throughout Colorado.…
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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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