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Welcome to RCYC Online - your inside report to creating a healthy, supportive and safe environment while solving the significant alcohol, drug and violence problems of youth and their families in Rusk County.
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RCYC Executive Board
RCYC Executive Board members are Chairman Jeremy Allard, Vice-Chairperson Stacey Armitage, and Treasurer Corrine Dewitt. We hope that they find their new positions both rewarding and challenging!!
It is the mission of the Rusk County Youth Council to combine the resources of the county for the purpose of preventing and solving violence, alcohol, tobacco, and other drug problems of our children and youth integrating resources through communication and collaborative planning towards prevention of at risk behavior, encouragement of health and wellness, positive youth development, and resiliency for youth ages 0-21 years and their families.
~RCYC Mission Statement~
Some important facts to be considered:
Our youth in Rusk County report that:
04% have their first drink before
they reach 13 years of age
28% have had alcohol
in the past month
14% have used prescription drugs without a doctor's prescription
35% of our youth have tried smoking