Youth First exists to tranform and strengthen the lives of young people and their families through evidence-based programs that promote healthy behaviors, prevent substance abuse, and maximize student success.
Youth First Social Workers work with students individually and in groups, free of charge. Common Reasons studnets see the Youth First Social Worker include depression, anxiety, anger management, academic issues, divorce and grief adjustment, family problems, substance abuse and suicide prevention.
Youth First Social Workers also often give classroom presentations at school. Presentation topics vary according to what is needed but may include peerpressure, dating, bullying, friendship issues, family relationships, etc.
For further information about all Youth First Inc. has to offer, to volunteer, or donate to the cause, please visit the website at www.youthfirstinc.org or call at 421-TEEN.
Tyler Patchin, MSW, LSW
Youth First Social Worker
(812) 476-4973 ext. 2210