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YOUTH COALITION: Leadership Program


Fun! Attend events and activities, work with younger kids and your friends!

Education! Learn about tobacco, alcohol, drugs, mental health, trauma and more and how they affect us, gain leadership skills and focus on things you are passionate about.

Travel! (When possible) attend training and competitions in Knoxville, Chattanooga, Nashville and more!

Volunteer hours! Youth leadership activities look great on resumes and college applications!

Make a difference! Things you teach and do may change the lives of people around you.

This discussion provides tips about what parents can do to help their teens with mental health and suicide prevention.

To apply, just fill out the form below. If you have questions, please contact Melony Ison at 423-742-1025 or email at

Upcoming Event: June 5-7, 2022

TN Strong Conference is on this year. If you would like to participate in this tobacco/vape prevention conference, check out the website here.

Youth Coalition member Ezra Smith-Howard interviews Emily Wells, Northeast Coordinator for Mental Health Association of East Tennessee about youth mental health and suicide prevention.