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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Adult Mental Health First Aid - FREE
December 12, 2017
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Eagle County Building

Poverty, Inc. - Sustainable Film Series
December 19, 2017
6:30 p.m.
Dusty Boot, Eagle

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training - FREE
January 11 and 12, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CMC Edwards

Gay Straight Alliance
January 12
6-8 pm
CMC, Edwards Campus

Member of the Month



Dana Mauer gives back to the community just about nonstop: she is involved with PTAs, education, ski racing, the arts and dance.
December 03, 2017 - As the adage goes, if you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. Dana Mauer is just the person if you want something ski-, dance-, theater-, education-, or, really, kid-related.

“I believe in community, in doing the little things that makes the community better. I love being with people or if anyone needs help, I am one the the first to sign up. I get a lot of joy out of it,” Mauer says in between running kids to a play and after juggling ski schedules for her job with…
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Youth Leader Spotlight
November 29, 2017 -
By Gloria Cueva

Hard work pays off. Period. Ask Jada Harrisingh, a Senior at Battle Mountain High School (BMHS). At the time of my interview with Jada, she was prepping for another interview – one with FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising). A week later, she informs me she has been accepted to this prestigious fashion school in California!

This was her “reach” as she put it, where she truly wants to go to college. Jada left nothing to chance.…
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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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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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