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...

February 4, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Each year, tens of thousands of teens try heroin for the first time. Some believe that’s because drug education isn’t reaching adolescents before they’re exposed to the opportunity to take drugs, so 24-Hour News 8 sat down with some local kids to see what they think needs to be done to warn kids about the dangers of heroin.

 

This article includes an interview with Reach For Youth clinical supervisor Denise...

December 27, 2015

 

On a recent Thursday evening, three Warren Central High School students stood trial for battery, theft and consumption of alcohol as a minor. Each of their offenses had occurred on school grounds, and the youths could have been suspended or expelled for their misdeeds. Worse yet, school officials could have called police and the students would have been criminally charged in the juvenile justice system.

 

Instead, the students...

July 31, 2014

This story about Teen Court appeared in the Indianapolis Star.

April 18, 2014

This story about Reach For Youth appeared in the Indianapolis Star.

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