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Intercept brings help and hope to families in Maine

Intercept brings help and hope to families in Maine

Youth Villages has offered services in Massachusetts since 2007 and in 2010, expanded into New Hampshire. I’ve worked for Youth Villages for six years and, in that time, I’ve held multiple roles. I started as a family intervention specialist and transitioned to a regional supervisor.

Focusing on mental health to mend a family

Focusing on mental health to mend a family

Having children is a life-changing experience, and most parents will admit you’re never ready until you become one. There is certainly not a universal manual on how to parent, and at the end of the day, most parents want to raise their children the best way they know how.

From Hallway to Home  – Haley’s Story

From Hallway to Home  – Haley’s Story

The lack of mental health resources has become a crisis across the country, especially in Massachusetts.  On any given day in Massachusetts, there are over 100 children boarding in hospital emergency departments (EDs) because there are no psychiatric beds available.

Caiden’s Story

Caiden’s Story

On a rainy spring day, an Intercept specialist received a voicemail from Jade, a 23-year-old mother whose son, Caiden, was in our Intercept program. “Thank you so much for coming here today and always supporting me through this whole thing.

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