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A community united in preventing substance misuse among Taos youth by providing information, empowerment services and community support.

Our Vision


Our Mission:

Taos Alive Coalition strives to unite the community by planning and implementing strategies that prevent and reduce substance misuse and its consequences among Taos County youth.

(photo is of Taos Alive staff Miles with clinicians at TCCY)

OUr goals

Establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, public and private non-profit agencies; as well as federal, state, local, and tribal governments to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent and reduce substance use among Taos County youth.

Reduce substance use among youth and, over time, reduce substance abuse among adults by addressing the factors in a community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse.

What We are Currently Doing...



1- Multi-Week Botvin's LIfe Skills series  This is in high demand and must be scheduled well in advance.  Workbooks included - More info at
Contact us to schedule.


2- Single presentations on drug education and prevention.  Focuses on VAPEs but touches on Self Care, Fentanyl and illicit pill awareness, as well as minimal slides on strength of marijuana as a prevention measure regarding psychosis. 


3- ACEs & Trauma - Largely for adults, 1 hour long.


4- Narcan and OD Response -Supplied by NMDOH.


5- Mentorship / Support for teens and young adults - Supporting teens on goal setting and other needs - for those who may benefit from another adult or mentor to feel supported by. -


6- Youth Activities connection - connecting youth to activities  -

Taos Alive is a Community Coalition focusing on reducing substance misuse in Taos County. 


Join us for our coalition meeting held quarterly on the 1st Wednesday of the month. 


We also have workgroups focusing on more specific subject matter

-Substance Misuse

-Alcohol Policy

- School Wellness

Thank you NMHIDTA and NMDOH for their continued support and partnership in our efforts. 


If you want to get involved ? Click the button below to learn more about our workgroups and when to attend our next meetings! 




125 La Posta Road Suite B9, Taos NM 87571

Tel:  575-737-8404‬




It takes a whole community to create lasting change

Taos Alive Coalition wouldn't exist if it weren't for all the individuals and organizations that collaborate with us to create a drug free community.

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