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“Sticker Shock” Project A Success!

December 9, 2015

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"Sticker Shock" Project A Success!

HYC teamed up with Public Health Delta and Menominee Counties and Sergeant Brian Helfert from the Menominee County Sheriff Department for our annual “Sticker Shock” project in Menominee County!  Our Stephenson and North Central HYC members helped us out placing over 1,000 bright colored stickers on multi packs of beer and wine coolers warning those […]

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“Circus 4 Real” Project makes debut at Family Recreation Day

June 10, 2015

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  EagleHerald/Rick Gebhard Brooke Tickler, 15, Stephenson, jumps through the hoop as trainer Desiree Kuntze, Stephenson, holds the hoop at the Healthy Youth Coalition’s Circus for Real at Family Recreation Day Saturday at Great Lakes Memorial Marina. The message: Drugs control your life if you let your peers convince you to try them.   Over […]

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Hugh Bretl Drug Awareness Fishing Tournament 2015!

May 27, 2015

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We are so grateful that the 3rd annual “Hugh Bretl Drug Awareness Fishing Tournament” has selected HYC to once again be the recipients of the proceeds from this amazing event!  We are astonished to say the Bretl Family awarded us $7,000!  We cannot thank them enough along with all of the businesses that donated and […]

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HYC Radioathon Fundraiser!

February 16, 2015

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The 5th annual HYC Radio-a-thon is right around the corner! This is our largest fundraiser and we are in need of youth and adult volunteers to help bag groceries next Thursday, February 26th from 3:30-5:30 at Angeli’s of Marinette and Menominee and Jack’s Fresh Market. We also need a few youth to collect donations (not […]

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Great read for parents on “Gateway Drugs”

September 19, 2014

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“Gateway Drugs” and Why Parents Should Take Them Seriously Posted on June 17, 2013 by Dr. Jesse D. Matthews Most people have heard the term “gateway drug”, which is synonymous with marijuana.  The idea is that use of marijuana eventually leads to use of other, “harder” drugs. In my work I have seen this to be true the vast majority of […]

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Substance Abuse Task Force – Join Now!

June 12, 2014

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The Healthy Youth Coalition has collaborated with United Way by joining our substance abuse task forces and are now working as one! This task force meets every other month to report on what the subgroups are actively meeting on and implementing in our community.  The subgroups are listed below.  If you want to help battle the substance […]

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Hugh Bretl Fishing Tournament

April 3, 2014

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Thank you to the Hugh Bretl family for once again selecting the Coalition as the recipients of the proceeds from this drug awareness tournament!! About 20 boats entered this year and our HYC members were on hand to help with the presentations and giveaways!  We are so appreciative of this opportunity and we wish this […]

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