June 3, 2020

Dear Members of the Indianapolis Community,

What we are witnessing in our city and in cities all across the nation is a sense of grief, anger, righteous indignation, and hope. We are feeling and seeing a mix of emotions that are both complex and simple. Many of you may be having conversations with family and friends about your own experiences with injustice or suffering and in relating to those you know who have suffered.

Keep h...

April 9, 2020

Now, more than any time we can remember, we have been required to stop, to slow down, and to rearrange most of our daily routines. This change has seemed to come about very quickly - almost suddenly. In the urgent call to take precautions in how we interact, in who we can see, and in not being able to go to our favorite places – we are experiencing a type of loss. I wonder if you have felt sad, worried, anxious, depressed and...

November 4, 2019

Did you know that when you shop for the holidays at smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7456842, AmazonSmile donates to Reach For Youth?

Help support Reach For Youth and spread the word!

October 21, 2019

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...

September 17, 2019

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.

  • MAKE TIME TO UNWIND: Parents--Remember t...

June 25, 2018

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...