Coalition for Placer Youth

5 Questions: Organizer dishes on Roseville Celebrity Chili Cook-off

      An evening of chili, raffle prizes and music will be delivered at the 2012 Roseville Celebrity Chili Cook-Off. Roseville celebrities will come togeth ...

Granite Bay dad went undercover to bust his son’s dealer

Even two years later, Brad DeHaven has to turn away when he plays videos of his son shaking and writhing in pain as he experiences withdrawals from Oxycontin. Tears still well up ...

Seminar to take on underage drinking

The Coalition for Placer Youth is holding an underage drinking seminar to educate parents on the epidemic. According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Co ...

Dad of ex-addict breaks the silence

One thing Bradley DeHaven didn’t do after immersing himself in his son’s Oxycontin addiction is remain silent. Two years ago, the Granite Bay father helped law-enforce ...

Placer teens struggle with pill popping

Roseville and Granite Bay are not immune to drugs seeping into the lives of local youth. In fact, studies show that no community is immune. But these two northern California local ...

Drug, alcohol test kits available at local schools

Several agencies in Placer County are hoping to prevent teen alcohol and drug use in the local community, and parents and students have mixed opinions. With a grant through the P ...

Youth alcohol abuse challenges our community

The youth drinking problem in the greater Auburn area is out of control. There is some good news and bad news that goes along with this fact. The good news is that local school ...

Placer coalition to prevent youth substance abuse receives federal grant

The war against drugs is gaining ground in Placer County. The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy recently awarded a local Placer County coalition $625,000 for a pe ...