Most Warrick teens don’t drink, encourage alcohol use

“The Truth Is” slogan is part of a media campaign encouraging Warrick County students to change the conversation about alcohol use with parents, teachers and adults. The premise of the campaign is that widespread student alcohol consumption is a misconception — that in actuality, most Warrick teens do not drink alcohol nor encourage alcohol use in friends. http://archive.courierpress.com/news/education/making-the-grade/community-coalition-says-most-warrick-teens-dont-drink-encourage-alcohol-use-ep-621572493-325550741.html

Group focuses on educating teens

Exciting things are happening in Warrick County! For the past several years Youth First, Inc., a local non-profit organization devoted to strengthening youth and families, has been coordinating the Warrick County Communities That Care Coalition. Communities That Care is part of a national and statewide initiative to engage community members in the prevention of substance abuse, juvenile delinquency, teen pregnancy, …

Care coalition to help parents, kids

The Warrick County Communities that Care Coalition (WCCTCC) was awarded a grant worth $125,000 a year for five years this fall. Marge Gianopoulos, Youth First’s WCCTCC coordinator, said part of this year’s grant money was used to revamp a program that Castle High School implemented long ago. Basically, parents filled out a form pledging not to host underage drinking parties. …