Empowering Youth and Families – Spring 2022

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Engaging sessions empower middle schoolers & caregivers to successfully navigate the teen years and avoid substance misuse before it occurs.

EYFP Program Flyer

Information Session will be held on February 15, 2022 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the Burke County Agricultural Building located at 130 Ammons Drive in Morganton. Register to attend on Eventbrite!

Empowering Youth and Families is a FREE 10-week family program with sessions for middle school youth and their parents/caregivers.

Meetings are held weekly at the Burke County Agricultural Building starting in February and dinner is provided!

The goals of the program are to reduce youth substance use in rural North Carolina, to improve parenting skills of caregivers to assist youth in making healthy choices, to improve family relationships, and to empower families to lead community change to leverage support for healthier lifestyles within those communities. At the end of the weekly sessions, a free family retreat is held. Families will also join together and design community outreach events to impact each county as a whole.