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San Tan News, October 18, 2016 - Youth Substance Abuse coalition hosting public meeting about Prop 205

San Tan News, September 17, 2016 - Mental health ranked most important health problem: report

San Tan News, September 17, 2016 - Agencies take steps to end stigmas of addiction, mental illness

3 TV & 5 CBS story on the Task Force from July 15, 2016  -  WATCH VIDEO NOW

East Valley Tribune, July 14, 2016  -  “Chandler / Gilbert adopt grass roots approach to fight prescription drug abuse”

Gilbert Sun News, July 2016  -  “Town introduces a safe syringe-disposal program"

San Tan News Pg-15, June 18,2016  -  “Youth substance abuse coalition hosts meeting on Drug Smuggling"

Chandler Republic, June 15, 2016  -  “Public meeting on drug smuggling”

SanTan.com news, April 16, 2016  -  “Coalition hosts public meeting to discuss Underage Drinking”

Chandler Republic, March 5, 2016  -  “The value of teaching kids empathy, gratitude”

The Arizona Republic, March 3, 2016  -  “How at-risk kids in Chandler learn the value of helping others”

SanTan.com news, Jan. 23, 2016  -  “ICAN Chandler honored with national award”

Awatukee Foothills News, Dec. 15, 2015  -  "ICAN names Rx Initiative Sub-committee”

East Valley Tribune, Sept. 27,1 2015  -  “Recent ‘Call to Action’ highlights prescription drug abuse”

SanTan.com news, Sept. 19,2015   -  “Call to Action Highlights Rx Drug Abuse”

SanTan.com news, Aug. 15,2015   -  “Keep Prescription Medication away from children”

East Valley Tribune, Nov. 6, 2013 (p. 6 and 13)  –  “Alliance Catches Adults Buying Alcohol for Youth

Chandler Republic, Jul. 15, 2013 (cover story!)  –  Chandler teens make film about dangers of drug use, peer pressure

Join ICAN’s Youth Peer Leadership Program

ICAN’s Youth Peer Leadership program provides teens the opportunity to develop leadership skills and put their abilities into practice while making a positive impact in their community. Youth Peer Leaders are a vital part of CCYSA and participate in Coalition strategies, field trips, activities, discussions, and community service projects. Through the YPL program, teens are empowered to take ownership of their community and develop skills they can apply to future academic and professional work.

Become an Executive Teen Board Member

The CCYSA Executive Teen Board is comprised of 13-18 year olds who through the Youth Peer Leadership program are gaining skills on how to become responsible, confident leaders.  The Executive Teen Board is heavily involved in CCYSA activities and strategic planning. For more information and to apply contact info@ccysachandler.org.

Attend our Meetings

All are welcome at our Public Meetings! CCYSA holds Public Meetings on the third Tuesday of every month from 5-6 pm at the Chandler Police Department-Main Station at 250 E Chicago St, Chandler, AZ 85225. UPCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS CLICK HERE