Our Vision

All Ray County youth will reach their full potential in safe, healthy and drug-free communities.

Our Mission

Through capacity building and collaboration, the Ray County Coalition will develop unified strategies that reduce substance use among youth.


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2022 Ray County Coalition
Candidates Forum and Annual Meeting

Please join us for lunch on June 29th from 11:30am-1:00pm at the United Christian Presbyterian Church in Richmond for our Candidates Forum. You’ll hear from local state representative candidates and presiding commissioners about their views regarding substance use prevention issues in our community. We will also use this time to review the coalition’s efforts over the past year. The event is free to attend and includes lunch. This event is free to attend and includes lunch. For questions, please contact Deborah at 816-468-0400, Opt. 5, Ext. 219 or deborahn@tri-countymhs.org. Please RSVP by June 24th 12:00pm.

What We Do

Ray County Coalition is committed to preventing and reducing substance use among our youth. We want to come alongside the youth in our community and help them thrive. We develop programs and campaigns that send a unified message: youth can reach their full potential in safe, healthy and drug-free communities.

Who We Are

Ray County Coalition is a member of  CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America). We are one of the hundreds of coalitions across the country working to prevent youth substance use in our communities. Ray County Coalition is made up of people from all areas of our community: from educators to parents, from law enforcement to government, officials, pastors, business owners and more.. our volunteers work together to help Ray County youth thrive.

How You Can Help

If you would like to get involved, please contact Deborah Neel, Community Prevention Specialist for Ray County Coalition. Email Deborah at info@raycountycoalition.com