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Poster campaign addresses youth misperceptions



POSTER POINTERS: Posters such as these aim at encouraging county kids to confront substance abuse and its underlying causes.

Lyle and Klickitat schools are neighbors connected by a short stretch of highway, a wild river, and kids who are bursting with potential.

Teens Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse (TADAA!), the youth workgroup for the Klickitat & Lyle Against Substance Abuse Coalition (KLASAC), is a case in point. The group's long-term focus is on challenging both young people and adults to confront substance abuse and its underlying causes, while their current campaign invites the community to celebrate the strengths of its young people.

Finding positive things to do in a small town can be a challenge, which can make people vulnerable to drug or alcohol use, group members acknowledge.

However, says Ri...

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