Helping Parents Prevent Youth Substance Abuse

Benzie

Benzie Area Youth (BAY) Initiative 

MISSION

A community of youth who have been empowered to make positive life choices. 

 

GOALS 

  • Implement proven prevention education programs, policies, and procedures in our schools and throughout our community. 
  • Develop and advocate for positive activities for youth in the community.
  • Inform our community about the latest initiatives, trends, and practices. 
  • Identify and recruit funding sources to achieve greater sustainability.

 

MEETINGS

BAY meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month
Time: 11 am
Location: Benzie Community Resource Center – Johannson Conference Room

 

CONTACT PERSON

BAY Facilitator: Lisa Tiesworth
Phone number: 231-882-2166
Email: LTiesworth@centrawellness.org

 

CONNECT WITH US

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PRESCRIPTION DRUG DROP-OFF

Benzie County Sheriff’s Office
505 S Michigan Ave
Beulah, MI

 

COUNTY PREVENTION INITIATIVES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Botvin Life Skills
  • National Prevention Week Contests
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Town Hall Meetings
  • Communities that Care Key Leader Orientation
  • MiPHY Survey

   

 

Use the TalkSooner app for tips on how to talk to your kids about not using alcohol or other drugs.