At the heart of Riverside County, the Friday Night Live (FNL) Partnership illuminates the path for youth by initiating prevention activities both at school and within community organizations. Embracing diversity, our youth-adult partnership targets the prevention of substance use, ensuring a brighter tomorrow. 

  • Youth-Adult Partnership: Bridging the gap between generations for collaborative success. 
  • Multi-Cultural Approach: Celebrating diversity in every endeavor. 
  • Youth-Led Initiatives: Empowering young voices for genuine impact. 
  • Substance Use Prevention: Taking a stand against alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse among students. 

Our Team

Youth Development, Prevention, and Wellness Program serving Riverside County.

FNL is a youth-adult partnership that supports a lifestyle free of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. It can be a chapter on your school campus, or in community based organizations and extends into a county youth council.

The RUHS Difference


  • Safe Environment: A sanctuary where youth can thrive. 
  • Community Engagement: Connecting, contributing, and growing with others. 
  • Skill Building: Preparing the leaders of tomorrow. 
  • Meaningful Relationships: Foster connections that last a lifetime. 
  • Leadership & Advocacy: Be the voice. Make a difference. 

What Friday Night Live (FNL) Stands For

  • Promoting wholesome lifestyle choices within our community. 
  • Fostering and enhancing leadership capabilities for impactful social transformations. 
  • Hosting student-centric conferences to address substance-related challenges. 
  • Conducting informative sessions for parents on pertinent youth topics. 

Our Services

  • Red Ribbon Week: Advocating for drug-free lifestyles with motivational talks, rallies, and campaigns. 
  • Social Gatherings: County-wide fun events, including amusement parks, movie nights, family fun days, and more. 
  • 3-Day Conference: Dive into workshops for team building, conflict resolution, and substance use prevention. 
  • Awards Recognition Banquet: An evening celebrating our dedicated chapters, partners, and youth. 

Anyone in grades 4-12 can join FNL. To join FNL, please call 951-782-5000 or email FNL@ruhealth.org.

What Students are Saying 

  • “FNL gives us many opportunities to meet new people who become life-long friends.” 
  • “FNL is a strong community full of kids and teens helping them become better selves.” 
  • “Being in Friday Night Live is important to me because I never felt so involved and connected with a program.” 
  • “FNL is an amazing family that change lives in the community.”