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The Whole Solution for
Children’s Mental Health

Our Services

Alexander Youth Network provides the whole solution for children’s mental health treatment.

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Children’s mental health issues can be challenging. Let our team connect you to the treatment your child needs.

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What We Do

About Us

Founded in 1888, Alexander Youth Network provides mental and behavioral health care to children of Charlotte and all over the state. Alexander offers 12 different mental health programs and services in Charlotte and surrounding counties. Last year, Alexander and its affiliated agencies served over 10,000 children and families.

“Picking up the pieces after they have been shattered is a process, but with determination and resilience, you can emerge stronger and more resilient than before.”

Our Programs and Services

Crisis Care

Residential Treatment

Day Treatment

Therapeutic Foster Care

Intensive In-Home

Multi-Systemic Therapy

Substance Use

Outpatient Therapy


Care Management

30-Day Assessment Program
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Career Opportunities

Embark on a fulfilling journey in children’s mental health services, and discover your new career at Alexander Youth Network—an esteemed leader within the industry. At Alexander Youth Network, we take pride in creating a work environment that not only promotes professional growth but also embraces longevity. Our dedicated team members, who have built long and fulfilling careers at Alexander, demonstrate just how rewarding our roles can be. Whether you’re a seasoned clinician or venturing into the mental health field for the first time, you will find a wide variety of professional opportunities at Alexander Youth Network!

AYN University Professional Development

AYN University is a professional development program that includes our flagship leadership development program— the AYN Leadership Institute. Our course offerings at AYN University are free to all employees who have a keen desire to develop their knowledge and advance in their careers. So, whether you are an individual contributor or a tenured leader, AYN University has something right for you!

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Happy Anniversary Melvin Askew!

Melvin Askew Celebrates 21Years at Alexander Youth Network! Happy 21-year “AYN*niversary” to Charlotte Behavioral Health Counselor, Melvin Askew! Melvin began working for Alexander to take

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