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: Holiday times mean teens are out of school and facing much less structure and supervision. School breaks mean lots of freedom and time spent socializing with friends, not to mention an increased access to alcohol that comes with the parties. Because boredom is a major reason teens give for substance abuse, even the most trustworthy teen can be at risk. Parents need to set rules and consequences.
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:
- 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
- Marshalltown youth, adults to discuss substance use in community
- Nov. 14 - Linda Kalin training at Marshalltown Library 1 to 3:30 pm; Topic: Beyond Bath Salts - Synthetic Drug Use and Emerging Trends