Youth decision-making and healthy choices

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Think back to being a high school student and navigating the social world. What made you happy or lonely? How did you decide if you wanted to play sports or study hard or drink alcohol? Nowadays fewer kids are drinking and making risky decisions than many people think. And we have data showing why. This week’s Alaska Edition focuses on youth decision making and how the community is supporting healthy choices.

Listen now:

HOST: Anne Hillman


  • Deborah Williams, executive director, Anchorage Youth Development Coalition
  • Gabriel Garcia, associate professor of Public Health, University of Alaska Anchorage

KSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, June 12 at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 13 at 6:00 p.m.

Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 13 at 4:30 p.m.