Youth Tobacco Coalition

Youth Tobacco Coalition provides technical assistance to Students Taking a New Direction (STAND) coalitions across the state. Students are working together to make policy changes at the root level in an effort to lower youth tobacco usage rates.  

Youth Tobacco Coalition

Junior high and high school students
  • Tobacco 21 has been passed in Cottonwood and Douglas
  • Kingman has passed ordinance that it is illegal to smoke in a vehicle with a minor present
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For more information contact:

Julie Craig juliec@azyp.org

Real Stories

Testimonials from just a few of our valuable program participants, educators, and community members.

As part of Prevention Week (May 15-20,2020)  several of our Coalition staff are interviewing people in the community regarding youth substance abuse.    Today, Leo Ventresca,  Prevention Coordinator in Bullhead City, AZ speaks with Ronny Jones, a Peer Support Specialist.  Ronny shared with Leo his story of drug abuse at a young age, and the things he feels may help youth stay away from substance abuse in the future.   For…

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- Prevention Week Story #2

As part of Prevention Week, the communities team has been interviewing members of the community to hear how substance abuse has affected them. Here is one families story. https://youtu.be/dvHUW1w4NQQ

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- Prevention Week Stories

Teen Maze held at Canyon Del Oro High School

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- Teen maze shows teens the realities of poor choices Tucson Weekly Media
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