November 2020

Mobile Drug Take-Back Event

Buckeye Police Department and the Way Out West Coalition are partnering up to bring you this Mobile Event! So go through your medicine cabinets and gather all your expired or no longer needed medications and bring them to a location near you. The Mobile Drug Take Back event will be coming to your community on Saturday, November 14, 2020! * * * No...


April 2020

FREE ACEs Webinars Hosted by Gayle Kazmierczak

If you missed the free ACEs Webinar Modules, the recordings and downloadable pdf resources are below. Refer to these resources if you missed Module 1: Module 1 PDF Recording of Module 1 ACEs Webinar: Refer to these resources if you missed Module 2: Module 2 PDF Recording of Module 2 ACEs Webinar:  


March 2020

FREE ACEs Training Events

What? There is a powerful movement sweeping the country, motivated by hope for transformation. People from all walks of life are investing in creating awareness and understanding of ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences). ACEs are preventable factors that have been found to have a high correlation with risk for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, substance abuse, suicide,...



Better & Stronger

Posted on 1/1/21

We made it through 2020, and I think we can all say 2020 was not without its fair share of hardships. Life can be hard all on its own, but then you mix in a global pandemic and all the aftermath that comes with it, things can feel very overwhelming. Some ask, where does it...


Question & Silence

Posted on 12/9/20

Through the years, I have learned a very productive habit when helping people solve problems on their own. The habit is – Ask a great question and then shut up! People are more likely to do something when it is their idea. Asking a great question, followed by silence, allows the receiver time to think...


I Am Proud of You

Posted on 11/5/20

One mantra I have used to get through this time of uncertainty is “success is your duty, obligation, and responsibility.” Lately, I’ve been thinking about that from a parenting aspect. The success of our children is our duty, obligation, and responsibility. As 2020 comes to an end and the holidays approach, one thing has remained...



WOW is a community-based coalition that promotes safe and healthy choices by presenting a targeted message with a special focus on reducing alcohol, marijuana and prescription drug use in Buckeye among youth.

We seek to educate our community and implement environmental strategies that give every kid in Buckeye the opportunity to live a drug-free life.

WOW is a collaborative and cross-cultural effort represents different community sectors in the City of Buckeye including Behavioral Health, Business, Citizens, Civic, Education, Faith-based Organizations, Government, Health Care, Law Enforcement, Parents, Youth, and Youth Serving Organizations.  Coalition membership is open to any interested individual.

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The Way Out West Coalition is funded by the Buckeye Police Department in partnership withYouth4Youth.