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"I love Youth Council because it opens up so many opportunities for me in my community to help others and to grow as a person."
"I love working with the Youth Council because of all the opportunities to meet teens in the community that also have a desire to change the community for the better."
"From being a student to being able to work with the Youth Council I love being able to help plan and coordinate events and make a difference in the community."
"I love youth council because it gives me an opportunity to advocate for change and be a leader in my school"
Youth Council is a welcoming organization where we get to learn about substance abuse and how to prevent it, among other health issues. I love youth council because we get to learn, while working together to contribute in service for our community.
"I loved all of the wonderful memories I have made with ASAP. One of my favorite activities was going to the crossings retreat to play laser tag. I am so thankful to be surrounded by such positive influences."
Empowering teens to live above the influence by Educating, Advocating, and preventing Substance Abuse and promoting positive mental health
The Graves County Agency for Substance Abuse Youth Council is a group for High School Students in the Graves County-Mayfield Area who are passionate about making a difference in the community. The Youth Council meets once a month to discuss activities and community outreach.
- Some of the yearly activities we do are;
- Friday Night Done Right
- Social Norm Posters
- Tobacco Compliance Checks
- Sticker Shock
- Kindness Campaign
- Suicide Awareness Walk
- Bowling Nights
- Elementary education Programs
- Mental Health Awareness
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“The easiest addict to treat is the one that never started, and that is why prevention is KEY.”