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Join our Youth Advisory Board in Central Ohio to learn leadership skills.

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Engage your high school or middle school in our various initiatives in Central Ohio.


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YOUTH TO YOUTH was founded in 1982 in Columbus, Ohio, as a community-based drug prevention and youth leadership program focusing primarily on middle school and high school students. The goal of its many projects is harnessing the powerful influence of peer pressure—making it a positive force that encourages young people to live free of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

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This dynamic, interactive training is an ADULT ONLY opportunity to learn and enhance the skills of the adults who work with young people to effectively engage them in their programs and initiatives.Open to any adult who works in youth-led prevention, youth leadership, youth development, youth advocacy or community coalitions involving youth.


Upcoming training

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Don’t miss this SPECIAL TRAINING for youth-led prevention groups! Thanks to special funding from the Cardinal Health Foundation, Youth to Youth is able to share “The pHARMING Effects” presentation with other groups.  By attending this free training your teens will be able to address prescription drug misuse by conducting the presentation in their area!


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