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Anchors Up: Fish Out of Water

Anchors Up! (AU) is a federally funded youth development program for teens in Bladen County, North Carolina. The program is open to middle and high school students in grades 7-12. Visit the Anchor's Up website here

Through the AU program, you will learn:

  • Strategies for success
  • How to prevent poverty
  • How to have healthy relationships
  • How to avoid teenage pregnancy 
  • How to resist risky behaviors such as drinking, drug abuse, and bullying
  •  How to set goals for your life

Anchors Up! gives you access to coaching, fishbowl talks, and wellness workshops. Through AU, you will also have access to community health and service agencies that can help you address wellness needs.