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RAYSAC is a group of concerned citizens striving to keep the youth of the Roanoke Valley alcohol, tobacco and drug-free. RAYSAC is dedicated to reducing substance abuse among our youth and throughout the Roanoke Valley. Our efforts and resources are focused primarily on educating and mobilizing our communities, parents and youth about the problem of youth substance abuse and the dangers of underage drinking.

Upcoming events

  • 22 Oct 2016

    National Prescription Drug Take Back

    The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription…
  • 23 Oct 2016

    Red Ribbon Week

    The Red Ribbon Week Campaign for Drug-Free Youth was initiated in 1985 following the murder of Federal Agent Enrique Camarena…

43% of Americans say relative or close friend has substance use issue

RAYSAC collaborates with 5 localities – City of Roanoke, Roanoke County, City of Salem, Botetourt County and Craig County – to provide programs and resources to reduce substance abuse and create healthier communities.

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RAYSAC RADAR is a great way to stay up to date and informed about current information on drug trends, youth behaviors, and health issues facing our community.

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