2012 YADAPP: 27 Youth Leaders Attend State Conference

It Can Wait! Take the Pledge

Did you know that texting drivers are 23 times more likely to be in an accident? More than 100,000 crashes a year involve drivers who are texting, causing life changing injuries and death.  Join the It Can Wait movement and make a lifelong commitment to never text and drive. The Prevention Council of Roanoke County is […]

Yay for YADAPP! March 1st @ Northside HS! Guest speaker Johan Khalilian, from LA!! Check-in starts at 2pm! Dinner @ 6:30. Bandfest @ 7 PM!

2014  YADAPP Program

yadapp program 2014   Please plan to attend.  Save $5  if you register on line at  www.YADAPP2014.eventbrite.com  There will be something for everyone even parents!  See program details in the above attachment.   We have a fabulous motivational speaker booked for this Saturday’s Regional YADAPP at Northside High School starting at 2pm.  Johan says, “We […]

Please take time to check out this video of Dr. Nora Volkow, NIDA Director. She gives us the facts about how Marijuana affects young people!


“A new report from the National Institutes of Health indicates that a growing number of teens do not believe regular marijuana use is harmful. But Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, warns that regular exposure to the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana can have a potent effect on the teenage brain.” […]

Roanoke Children’s Theater Production of the “Teen Brain” reveals what your teens are really thinking!

Teen Brain

Check out this interview with Pat Wilhelms and Doug Zschiegner about the 2014 production of “Teen Brain.”       http://www.wsls.com/story/24786350/roanoke-childrens-theatre-teen-brain?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=9867652

It’s My Prom Fashion show made the news!

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Would you like to have a picture of you brain and get paid for it?


adol risk flyernotabs 1.13.14   Virginia Tech Research Institute here in Roanoke is now recruiting adolescents ages 13-14 to participate in an exciting study to examine brain development and decision making processes related to risky vs. healthy behaviors. Both adolescent and caregiver get compensated for their time in the amount of $75- $105. Click link […]

Tips for Parenting Young Drivers!