Today’s myth on social media was that teens who start smoking are able to quit whenever they want. FACT: Most people who start smoking in their teens become regular smokers before they are 18. Did you know? Research says that teens who see a lot of smoking in movies are more likely to start smoking […]
This week is National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. We will be shattering different myths each day this week about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. The myth is found on our Facebook page. Today’s myth is: marijuana is not addictive. FACT: The chances of becoming addicted to marijuana or any drugs are different for each […]
April 21st is MADD’s PowerTalk 21 day-the national day to talk to your kids about alcohol. Teen alcohol use kills about 4,700 people each year, which is more than all other illegal drugs combined. But the good news is that parents have the power to help their kids make healthy decisions that can […]
Steppin’ It Up Coalition will be sponsoring a series of sustainability trainings with Mr. Charles Weathers from the Weathers Group. The first training will be on Saturday March 26, 2016 at Rock Springs Baptist Church Impact Center located at 207 Rock Springs Road Easley, SC 29642. For more information, contact Cathy Breazeale, Project Director at […]
Nine members from various sectors within Steppin’ It Up Coalition attended the Community Ant-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) National Leadership Forum in Washington, DC from January 31-February 4, 2016. Representatives were able to tour the city prior to the start of the conference on Sunday. During the conference, coalition representatives attended various training sessions and […]
Who: 25 middle school students from the Pickens Co. School District 14 high school students – current members of the BHS Pickens Co. Youth Board 2 college students – former Youth Board members Prevention staff from BHS of Pickens Co What: The EVA Project Middle School Alternative Program – in partnership with the Pickens Co […]
On October 29th, 2015, Steppin’ It Up Coalition hosted a Red Ribbon Week Rally with guest speaker Woody Dantzler at Holly Springs Elementary in Pickens. Fox Carolina was there and aired the story that night during the 11:00pm news broadcast.
South Carolina has banned the sale of Palcohol. Steppin It Up Coalition was featured in a news report on the topic. See the report below: