EVENT DESCRIPTIONS

REAL Team: The RAYSAC Empowered Activist Leaders Team consists of local high school youth and focuses on building a stronger foundation of youth participation in the community by helping to decrease youth substance abuse.
Young Adult Advisory Team: YAAT is a group of concerned local Young Adults who desire to raise awareness surrounding addiction through social activities.
Steering Committee: A group of community members, partners, and stakeholders who have joined RAYSAC to actively participate in community prevention efforts.
DEA National Drug Take Back: RAYSAC helps raise community awareness of the dangers of prescription drug abuse and supports proper disposal of unwanted medications.
Elevate Your Vibe: A fun and engaging family festival event that raises awareness about addiction and alternatives to prescription pain medication.
Red Ribbon Week: An National coordination of drug prevention awareness activities in the Roanoke Valley every October.
Legislative Roundtable: Discussion focused on Virginia laws and policies that may give communities new tools to address current substance abuse issues. 

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