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Apply Now for the 2024 OAYI Youth Advisory Board


Applications to serve on the 2024 Opioid Affected Youth Initiative (OAYI) Youth Advisory Board (YAB) are now open! The OAYI YAB – formally the Youth National Opioid and Wellness (YNOW) Task Force – aims to create collaborative opportunities for emerging leaders ages 18 to 24 to lead actionable efforts toward improving support for youth and families impacted by opioids and other substance use disorders through the lens of their lived experiences. In partnership with the OAYI training and technical assistance team and other key stakeholders, the board will advise on effective strategies for successfully engaging youth in local communities and advocate for sustainable systemic change on a national level.

Please review the informational flier that outlines the core components of the board and includes information about the application process. You may also access the flier on the Trending News page of the OAYI website. 

Register to attend one of these four "Opioid Affected Youth Initiative Youth Advisory Board – 2024 Applicant Interest Meetings": 

To apply, submit your online application here. Applications will be accepted through February 16, 2024.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the OAYI YAB Coordinator, Darian Appleton, at [email protected] or [email protected]

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Date Created: January 8, 2024