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Tempe Tuesday Talks….but it’s Wednesday!

By SafeYouthInTempe | Apr 29, 2020 |

Greetings friends! Ooops. What day is it anyway? Saw this FB post recently that mocked how we don’t know what day it is anymore. This day, that day, the other day, the day after that day. We don’t even recognize the weekend anymore. Thank God it’s whatever day this is! Hump Day? Who cares. Well,…

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The Healing Powers of Neuroscience

By SafeYouthInTempe | Apr 26, 2020 |

By Stacey Smith, PhDVitanya Brain Performance Centers While we continue to know more and more about the human brain, it is still one of the most mysterious, complicated biological structures currently known to man. Over the last decade, we have begun to reveal some of the underlying processes of the brain and discover how to…

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Tempe Tuesday Talks 4/21

By SafeYouthInTempe | Apr 21, 2020 |

Good morning, Tempe Arizona! Here we all are. Tuesday. How have you all been doing? I get to talk to many of you by phone, zoom, text, drive by sightings. I even got to have an in person meeting with a former colleague this past week. She is my neighbor and we sat at her…

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Tempe Tuesday Talks 4/14

By SafeYouthInTempe | Apr 14, 2020 |

Good morning, Tempe! As I wake up this morning, I am reminded why we live here. It is 57 degrees out, beautiful! And it’s so very quiet out there. Eery but also beautiful. The birds have taken over the world! Note: learn the calls of the different birds. I only recognize the mourning dove. Well,…

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Tempe Tuesday Talks

By SafeYouthInTempe | Apr 7, 2020 |

Good morning Tempe! The sun is just coming up near Mill Avenue as I can see out my home office window. The birds are wide awake and loving that they own the world right now without all the cars, planes and people. It’s a very different world than it was just three weeks ago. In…

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Vaping Lunch & Learn ft. Shane Watson of notMYkid; July 26, 2019

By SafeYouthInTempe | Jul 29, 2019 |

Tempe Coalition: Funded since 2011 by the Drug Free Communities Support Program (White House Office of National Drug Control Policy) In existence since 1987 More than 75 members on the Coalition representing a broad array of community sectors:  business, schools, law enforcement, media, faith based, youth serving organizations, parents, youth and others. Been addressing mainly…

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National Prescription Drug Takeback Day: Saturday, April 28

By SafeYouthInTempe | Apr 18, 2018 |

Nearly 1 in 10 Tempe teens have abused pain relievers, stimulants, sedatives and other prescription drugs according to the 2016 Arizona Youth Survey. Of those, 14 percent got the drugs from their home medicine cabinets. It’s time to clean out your unused drugs! On Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m., you can…

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Tempe Coalition’s Youth Go To Mill Avenue

By SafeYouthInTempe | Feb 27, 2018 |

High School Students Remind Mill Avenue Bar Managers It’s 21 or Too Young   TEMPE – February 19, 2018 – Students from the It Starts With You Club at McClintock High School in Tempe visited seven bars and restaurants along Mill Avenue in February to remind managers it’s 21 or Too Young when it comes…

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Teen Volunteer Finds His Voice With Tempe Coalition

By SafeYouthInTempe | Jan 31, 2018 |

Post Date:01/11/2018 3:00 PM http://www.tempe.gov/Home/Components/News/News/11286/ Like many young kids, Alberto Valenzuela wondered about his place in the world. Would he be a successful student? Could he be a leader someday? How could he stay on the straight and narrow? In the noise of adolescence, would a soft-spoken kid like him ever be heard? Yes, it…

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