SATUCI Youth Partners Serving Youth in Our Community
Youth Partners Mission Statement: SATUCI Youth Partners Coalition is a partnership of organizations, agencies, parents and youth in the Marshalltown community whose mission is to reduce substance use and abuse among youth and adults in our community through information, skill building and changing community norms.
This website is designed to offer parents, youth and the community information about the SATUCI Youth Partners coalition as well as good information you can use in your family, agency or community to reduce substance abuse. Please join us in reducing substance use in Marshalltown - learn what you can do to help make a difference.
What's coming up?
Youth Partners Meetings:
Healthy Buzz about Marshalltown Youth:
66% of Marshalltown 11th graders, 41% of 8th graders and 10% of 6th graders said it would be easy for someone their age to get alcohol.
Iowa Youth Survey
Parent tip for the week: Frequent family meals are associated with a lower risk of smoking, drinking and using drugs; with a lower incidence of depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts; and with better grades in 11 to 18 year olds. Are there one or two days a week that you all can commit to for a fun family dinner? What do you need to clear from your schedule to make that happen?
Youth Partners News
For information on SATUCI Youth Partners, issues and resources related to substance abuse, click on one of these topics below or on the top navigation menu:
- SATUCI parent newsletter offers information about youth drug and alcohol use
- Parents urged to talk with teens about alcohol and drug temptations during summer
- See Youth Partner strategies to achieving community change.
- 2012 Iowa Youth Survey Results
- Join the Parents Who Host campaign for a safe and healthy prom and graduation
SATUCI Youth Partners has a new newsletter just for parents! You'll get helpful information about substance use and abuse issues in our community and what Youth Partners is doing to curb underage drinking and drug use. Sign up today by emailing: email@example.com.