Hobbies not Habits event helps youth find alternatives to substance abuse

The Hobbies not Habits event was held on March 7th at Mohave County Community College in Lake Havasu. The FREE event was attended by over 500 people! The event, produced by Arizona Youth Partnership, in conjunction with Mohave Community College, Student Activities Council, and the Yadah Coalition featured several different activities, where kids and their parents could learn different hobbies. There were activity stations ranging from arts and crafts, to music and skateboarding and BMX riding. A highlight of the day was a BMX show from Stuntmasters from Phoenix, AZ. Along with their show, the performers gave a motivational speech to the audience.

The Young Adult Development Association of Havasu is a community based coalition with the goal of reducing substance abuse in Lake Havasu. For more information on this coalition, please visit https://azyp.org/program/yadah/