The Youth Wellness division strives to help youth reach their full potential, mentally, emotionally, physically, and intellectually.
Our goal is to help youth not just survive, but thrive.
Help & Hope for Youth is a multi-sector initiative of Arizona Youth Partnership and was created to expand youth mental health awareness and education to reduce stigma that surrounds mental health and encourage self-help in our youth. Help and Hope for YOUth interacts with community partners, schools, and other youth based organizations throughout Arizona to provide resources, education and spread mental health awareness.
Mind Matters: Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience supports the healing process in young people who have experienced trauma. This research-based curriculum offers strategies to help teens and young adults (ages 12-25) understand the effects of adversity and toxic stress, and teaches them skills to soothe and calm their mental and physical stress responses.
Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program acknowledges that adolescence is a time of rapid change and growth physically, mentally, emotionally and socially. This program aims to help teens improve social and emotional learning, support a positive sense of self, strengthen connections to others, improve academic outcomes, decrease risky behavior, and build life skills.
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach teachers, family members, caregivers, school staff, health and human services workers and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health challenge or is in crisis. Topics include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (AD/HD), and eating disorders.
Wake Up! is a drug education diversion program for individuals aged 12-22 who have been arrested for drug and/or alcohol related charges. This program allows participants to consider their choices and thought processes in an environment where they are free from judgement and are given perspective regarding the decisions they make.
Teen Maze is an interactive, one-time, 30-minute event for high school youth to think about their decision-making process. This exercise emphasizes non-fatal, unintended consequences of using alcohol, marijuana, and prescription drugs. The goal is to educate the teens, increase their perception of risk of substance abuse, and change their behavior around these substances.
Services are provided statewide either in person or through virtual programming throughout the state of Arizona.
If you are interested in seeing one of our programs at your location please contact us.