Our Vision <> Our Mission

Our Vision

To educate our youth on the dangers and health implications of alcohol, tobacco, and drug exposure and use.

We actively advocate for a community that:

  • Prevents access to alcohol, drugs, and tobacco products by youth.
  • Promotes abstinence from alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs in youth.
  • Supports and promotes effective tobacco, alcohol and drug cessation and counseling programs for all individuals.
  • Protects the health and safety of our children, youth, and adults.

Our Mission

To strengthen a generation of youth in Pickens County who are armed with the knowledge, motivation, and support to combat the temptations of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.


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BOARD

Our board is made up of several members of the community who recognized that our community had a need for education regarding drug and alcohol abuse.

Meet the Board

Sector Chairs

Skylar Grant

Youth

Michelle Grant

Parent

Cheri Anthony

Business
Pickens Recreation Department

M3 Marketing

Media

Bobby Skelton

School
School District of Pickens County

Ryan Smith

Youth Serving Organization
YMCA

Captain Chad Brooks

Law Enforcement
Pickens County Sheriff’s Department

Pastor Richard Hayes

Religious or Fraternal Organization

Dale Ramey

Civic or Volunteer
Rotary Club

James Mahanes

Healthcare Professional
MD- Cannon Memorial Hospital

Dedrick Henderson

State, Local, or Tribal Governmental Agency with Expertise in the Field of Substance Abuse
DJJ

Ivy Johnson

Other Organization Involved in Reducing Substance Abuse
Pickens County Youth Board

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    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: September 12, 2016 - 6:30 pm
    Location: D W Daniel High School, 1819 6 Mile Hwy, Central, SC 29630, USA
    Description: The meeting will be held in the media center at Daniel High School
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