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Amid teen mental health crisis, north Charlotte nonprofit is making a difference
Two years ago, Tiphanie Martin felt helpless. Her daughter Kiana was struggling with anxiety, depression and an eating disorder. Martin had taken her to an inpatient facility and an outpatient facility, with little success.
As ER waits stretch for days, Mass. turns to in-home care for children’s mental health
When Haley was brought to the emergency department in October, she was one of 115 children and teenagers who went to a hospital emergency room in a mental health crisis and got stuck there.
Mental health support program helps youth by breaking the mold
The High-Fidelity Wraparound Program is a personalized model of mental and behavioral health care that breaks the traditional mold. It aims to help youth and their families set and achieve goals for their lives
Prioritizing Mental Health as Kids Head Back into the Classroom
As children head back into the classroom, it’s important that Youth Villages equips the communities we serve with information that can help kids, and their families, have a successful school year. According to the CDC: 1 in 6 children in school have one or more mental impairments.
Private, non-profit organization expands mental health services to ENC
A new mental health service is expanding in Eastern North Carolina. The program is part of Youth Villages, a private non-profit group that helps children and families.
How to protect your family’s mental health amid inflation
With the recent inflation and rise in costs of everyday items, families are experiencing financial strain/stress in recent months. That financial stress/strain has created a “domino effect” that reaches into the area of mental health for families and youth.
Lack of adequate mental health care places heavy burden on young people
A PBS NewsHour team followed staff in our Intercept and Specialized Crisis Services programs in East Tennessee for this powerful report on the children’s mental health crisis.
Woburn Nonprofit Raises $830k For Mental Health For Foster Teens, Kids
Youth Villages Massachusetts and New Hampshire help their Spring Celebration gala in-person for the first time in three years and raised $830,000 for young people in our programs.
5 signs a child might be struggling with their mental health
Balancing life’s many demands can be stressful for anyone, including children. Unexpected transitions at home like a parent losing a job, grieving a loved one or dealing with health issues…