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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CO Nonprofit Assoc. Training
Wednesday November 29
9-11 am 1-4 pm

Colorado Gives Day
December 5

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
December 7
8 am - 4:30 pm
Colorado Mountain College, Edwards

Gay Straight Alliance
December 8
6-8 pm
CMC, Edwards Campus

Member of the Month



Difference Maker - Molly Fiore
October 31, 2017 - A conversation can save a life - just ask Molly Fiore

Asking someone if they are considering suicide does not encourage them; in fact, shares Molly Fiore, it might just be the lifeline they need that keeps them from committing suicide. Molly should know. She is a Peer Service Coordinator for the Rural Resort Area at Mind Springs Health, program director with SpeakUp ReachOut Suicide Coalition, has a degree in Spiritual Psychology and for much of her life…
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Youth Leader Spotlight Gerry Lopez
October 31, 2017 - Tenacity, Resiliency, and Motivation

It's my first race and a big one - pre-state cross country. The clock is ticking, the stakes are high, my lungs are gasping and I can feel the finish line. One more mile to go and bam, I trip and fall into the creek. I think to myself, this is where it ends, I'm not going to run anymore. I didn't even think I could qualify for this until coach put me in. But then I think of my name on the board and the thought of seeing DNF (did…
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But hey. She smiles. So she's okay, right?
October 25, 2017 - Just because someone appears cheery, happy-go-lucky or like they have their act together, doesn’t mean they aren’t struggling. We’re trained to put on a good outward appearance – that everything is great. Take a look at Facebook (or fakebook as some of us call it – always putting the best face forward; not a care in the world; life is grand).

No one knows this more, perhaps, than someone who has survived being on the brink of suicide. Molly Fiore not only is a survivor but…
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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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