Op-Ed

Family Youth Interventions Program Created After Youth Emergency Services Closing—Is It Enough?

Youth Emergency Services (YES) closed on December 31, 2009. YES provided what previous YES Program Director John Kennedy called, “pre-system, in person, crisis care, 24/7, without an appointment, adjudication or diagnosis!” These services were available to provide comfort and safety to children and families during crisis or to intervene before the situation became a crisis. …

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Closing of Youth Emergency Services (YES) Leaves a Gaping Hole in Central Indiana’s Early Intervention & Prevention Efforts

By Shanna Malott On December 31, 2009 a valuable service in Marion County will be closing its doors; what will happen to the children, youth and families who will no longer be able to walk through those doors? Youth Emergency Services (YES) provides what YES Program Director John Kennedy calls, “pre-system, in person, crisis care, …

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