Mental Health/Counseling Services
We help provide education and awareness to attendees of our classes towards problematic life patterns. We are certified by the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) as a Batterers Intervention Program and contracted through Kidstrak and Recovery Works. Anyone can attend one class for free to see the numerous life area’s our classes bring awareness to and we work with other area resources.
We help people of our community work through the hard things they have experienced by providing the highest level of trauma therapy available. We offer outpatient counseling in our east side location. To make an appointment, please call our office at 812-471-1776. Please do not email to request an appointment or to seek emergency help.
Youth First provides a menu of proven programs to equip young people with the mental health resiliency necessary to respond to life challenges with positive choices rather than with risky “escapes” like substance abuse, self-harm, violence, or emotional withdrawal. Youth First Social Workers are embedded in schools and present every day school is in session, equipped with the best prevention and early intervention skills to help students build resilience and trust instead of turning to much more dangerous coping strategies like getting high, acting out with violence, or harming themselves. They are specialized mentors who are readily available to assess and address student, family and school needs. They also coordinate with community partners to connect students and families to resources and services. A list of social workers in area schools can be found at youthfirstinc.org. Students and families who have been victimized by crime can contact the Youth First Social Worker by calling the school office.