Our Mission:


Thrive Mat-Su has been our community’s leader in addressing underage substance abuse issues.


Key Strategies

All Youth & Families Have access to quality Programming & Resources.

Thrive Mat-Su envisions all Valley youth engaged in community-based, positive peer-to-peer programs that strengthen relationships and build connections. We strive to improve the infrastructure of youth-centered services around the Mat-Su Borough.

Highlighting Youth Leadership, Volunteerism & Service.

There are so many amazing accomplishments by Mat-Su Youth! Thrive Mat-Su wants to recognize and reward them, while offering opportunities for leadership and skills development, positive interaction, and advancing educational goals.

We believe with the proper support, all Mat-Su youth can reach their full potential.

The Be [You] Campaign: 78% of Mat-Su Youth Choose Not to Drink Alcohol. Find Out The real facts, How Be[You] promotes the positive, and ways to get involved here!


Community Support


Thrive Mat-Su supports local efforts related to our goal of addressing substance use in the community.


drug education books

Printed for Wasilla Police Department’s school outreach program .



Mat-Su Valley Resource Guides

Distributed to families in need.



of Alaska teens don’t drink

A statistic that we celebrate!

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Our Mission

Thrive Mat-Su will lead a data-driven coordinated community response to prevent and reduce underage substance use.

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September 16, 2016

Recently, Thrive was awarded two grants to help further their local mission: the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grant and the Strategic Prevention Framework Partnerships for Success (PFS) grant.

The People’s Paper / Read Full Article


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