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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: https://apps.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/pubdispsearch/  ...

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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!

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February 2022

Community Views Survey | 2022

We are completing our Community Views Survey (CVS), and we need your help! This is your chance to let us know where to focus our efforts to continue making a positive impact on the future of our youth. Our focus is underage drinking, reducing teen marijuana use, and prescription drug abuse in our community. We...

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CURRENT BLOG

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...

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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...

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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...

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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. Get Involved!

 

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