October 23rd starts the Red Ribbon Week which is drug prevention awareness program.
The Truth Initiative reports that 1 out of every 5 middle and high school students have seen a vape used in school. The vape industry has opened its doors appealing to a younger audience with sweet and fruity flavors and is easily obtainable to minors. This is increasingly apparent with copycat products that are harder to regulate. Now with 1,2...
Where did the summer go? Its hard to believe its already back-to-school season for many of our clients and their families. We asked our clinicians share some mental health tips for parents and students to help with the stresses that can occur during that back-to-school transition!
GET ENOUGH SLEEP: Make sure your child is getting adequate sleep (8-10 hour) and no devices in bed.
Reach For Youth's Teen Court Program is looking for Youth Volunteers to serve as Teen Court Attorney's and Juror's in Johnson County! Trained youth volunteers serve as the defense and prosecuting attorneys during Teen Court hearings.
What is Teen Court?
Teen Court is an innovative program offering an alternative to the traditional Juvenile Justice penalties for young, first-time offenders. It works due to great young people...
Roll For Youth 2018 was a huge success with more Reach For Youth supporters than ever before! We wanted to give a HUGE thank you to all of the sponsors that made this event such a success!
A huge thank you also goes out to everyone who came out to bowl, bid, and show their support for Reach For Youth and the services we provide to kids and families in Indiana. We couldn't do this important work without your help!...
Thanks to a generous funding by the Kendrick Foundation, Teen Court held the first hearing for Morgan County in February with two cases. Special thanks to our volunteer attorney M. Webb and our youth jurors for making a difference and giving youth second chances!
Teen Court staff has provided juror training and attorney training to multiple youth volunteers from the Morgan County community, but an ongoing need for youth volunte...
Once again, Reach For Youth invites youth ages 13-18 and their families to attend an interactive workshop about the effects of gun violence on youth, a presentation made by Marion County Prosecutor’s Office and Eskenazi Health.
This event is set to take place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm at the Reach For Youth location at 3505 N. Washington Blvd. Indianapolis, IN 46205.
Reach For Youth's Teen Court Program is planning to expand into Morgan County which means we need volunteer judges to participate in Teen Court! We are so excited to share this wonderful opportunity with our community!
Who can volunteer as a Teen Court judge?
Licensed attorneys, from any specialty, can volunteer as a Teen Court judge. Attorneys do not have to practice criminal law to volunteer.