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How to Be EPIC!

Thursday, February 6, 2020
10:45 AM
12:00 PM
National Harbor 12-13


This session is youth-led and will help coalitions interested in developing a successful peer-led leadership group use the toolkit developed by EPIC students. The youth will share their toolkit, which covers youth recruitment, meeting do’s and dont’s, risk and protective factors, and implementation of an action plan using the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Strategic Prevention Framework and the 7 strategies for Community Change.

30th Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA's 16th Prevention Day


Kathi Viola
Prevention Coalition
Kaytie Maguire
College Junior
EPIC Youth Coalition
Patryk Klag
High School Junior
EPIC Youth Coalition
Melanie Reynoso
High School Junior
EPIC Youth Coalition