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Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.

What Posey County says about Youth First

“With the increasing demands for support in mental health, the role of our Youth First Social Worker is extremely valuable, not only to our students but also to our parents and faculty. South Terrace Elementary School is fortunate to have this outstanding resource in our building.”

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Bill GillenwaterDrew HeckertClark Stanfill
Andrew WilsonSteven HardingGeoff Gentil
Kelly CarltonAnna KunkelKeith Rawley

Posey News

It’s Red Ribbon Week! Take a Stand Against Drugs!

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By Diane Braun, Project Manager, Oct. 24, 2018 - Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions of young people each year.  This year’s event will take place October 23-31. According…

Up in Smoke – Marijuana and Teens

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By Grace Wilson, Program Coordinator, Oct. 16, 2018 - The conversation around marijuana is a hot topic in our society these days.  Most folks seem to choose one side or the other and not many fall in the middle. According to the Center…

Opioids and Rx Awareness

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By Salita Brown, Oct. 19, 2018 - Addiction…overdose…death…all of these serious consequences have become synonymous with opioid use. Opioids are very powerful drugs that have received a lot of news coverage lately. However, through…

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.

Youth First exists to strengthen and transform the lives of young people and their families. Youth First Social Workers provide specialized mentoring and caring support to students in partnering schools, readily available to assess and address students, family and school needs. Youth First prevention programs give kids the readiness, resiliency, and relationship skills needed to face life’s challenges.

Youth First in
Posey County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Posey County, contact Crissy Nunley, Development Director.

Find out more about Youth First Social Workers available in Posey County

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.

Youth First exists to strengthen and transform the lives of young people and their families. Youth First Social Workers provide specialized mentoring and caring support to students in partnering schools, readily available to assess and address students, family and school needs. Youth First prevention programs give kids the readiness, resiliency, and relationship skills needed to face life’s challenges.

Youth First in Posey County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Posey County, contact Ali Langen, Regional Development Officer.

Find out more about Youth First Social Workers available in Posey County

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.

Youth First exists to strengthen and transform the lives of young people and their families. Youth First Social Workers provide specialized mentoring and caring support to students in partnering schools, readily available to assess and address students, family and school needs. Youth First prevention programs give kids the readiness, resiliency, and relationship skills needed to face life’s challenges.

Youth First in Posey County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Posey County, contact Ali Langen, Regional Development Officer.

Find out more about Youth First Social Workers available in Posey County