March 2021

Monthly Meeting w/ Shana Malone!

The results are in! We had a great amount of participation for the Community Views Survey series. Please join us as Shana Malone shares our findings. How to Join | Sign up for our newsletter on our website and you’ll receive an email with the link to join our Microsoft Teams meeting before it...


January 2021

Community Dispose-a-Med Drive-Thru

Come by and drop off your unused prescription medication. This will help keep young ones and teens from misusing them. See you there! For more info & resources, visit: & When: Saturday | January 30, 2021 @ 10 AM — 2 PM Where: Buckeye Police Department Verrado/Yuma & Watson Rd. Areas 21699 W....


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...



The EXIT Plan

Posted on 1/29/21

Last September, we helped parents understand the importance of having “The Talk” with their children. Today, we want to expand on bullet point #5 — Build your child’s strategies and skills to avoid alcohol and drug use and talk about The Exit Plan. You and your family need to develop some strategies and skills to help...


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...



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.