August 2022

Stephanie Siete to Speak at September Meeting

Experience Nationally Renowned Speaker Stephanie Siete at our September meeting! Stephanie is a passionate speaker about the impact of drug abuse on American culture today. 2016 Director’s Community Leadership Award Recipient, Stephanie Siete   People can no longer experiment or try just once, as one pill can kill. Many drugs are cut with fentanyl and...


April 2022

DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day | April 30

Thank YOU, Buckeye! Once again, you’ve helped keep our youth safe and healthy by disposing of your unused/expired medication at our DEA Drug Take-Back last Saturday. We collected 35.4 lbs! Distributed: 12 NARCAN® Nasal Spray 15 Resource Packets Until next time, WOW Coalition Missed it? Here is a DEA Drug Drop Off Locator:  ...


April 2022

Spring Celebration | April 9

Saturday, April 9, we’ll be at Spring Celebration from 9 AM—1 PM at Sundance Park! P.S. There will be knockerball!



The Gift of a Mentor

Posted on 11/12/21

What two words make you cringe more than “public speaking”? You may be able to name a few, but for many people the fear of this is real, myself included. So, to help with my fear, I joined a club that makes you give public speeches to improve on this. The odd thing about this...


The Power of Hope and Optimism

Posted on 11/1/21

Can you believe it? It is November! The leaves have changed, and the weather has cooled down. It is the season we all look forward to in Arizona—fall and another year is ending. It is the time to reflect and feel grateful for all the things in our life. Big or small, there is something...


Facts You Need to Know About Counterfeit Pills and Our Teens

Posted on 8/18/21

Marissa received a call from a family member telling her a picture of her 15-year-old son Issaiah is circulating on Snapchat, and he’s passed out. The post said he took a Percocet. She got a call informing her what hospital her son was at, and when she arrived at the hospital, the doctors said we...




The Way Out West Coalition (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.

The Way Out West Coalition is funded by the Buckeye Police Department in partnership with Youth4Youth.