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Alexander is Now a Care Management Agency

October 3, 2022

The Whole Solution for Children’s Mental Health. Alexander Youth Network has passed all mandated reviews with the state of North Carolina, and we are happy to announce that we are now officially considered a Care Management Agency (CMA). Currently, Alexander Youth Network provides case management to our clients through our enhanced services such as our […]

How Safe is our Donor and Volunteer’s Information?

August 16, 2022

As the Database Administrator for our donor relationship management application – The Raiser’s Edge (RE), I understand how important it is to take your data seriously. It is our top priority at Alexander Children’s Foundation to make sure your digital information is protected from unauthorized access or theft. Below are some of the steps that […]

A New Way to Reach Out for Help: 988

August 16, 2022

As of July 16, 2022, people experiencing a mental health crisis have a new way to reach out for help in the U.S. They can now call or text 9-8-8. It is modeled after the 911 emergency assistance line. The new 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is an easy way to connect people who are […]

Bark and Heal is Reopening at Alexander!

July 22, 2022

After a hiatus, we are excited to announce that the Bark and Heal Program will be returning! Due to Covid restrictions, the program was put on hold for the safety of its participants. Following the program’s continuation this year, more children and canines will benefit from the services of Bark and Heal.   Bark and […]

Providing a Safe and Affirming Space for LGBTQ Teens

June 14, 2022

Importance of Relationships in Therapeutic Foster Care Over 20 years ago, Gladys welcomed her first foster children into her home. With four biological daughters of her own, adding three more young girls to the family made for a very full house with love and laughter. Since that first placement, Gladys and her family have cared […]

Alexander Pilots New Program to Recruit Foster Parents to Serve LGBTQ Youth

May 23, 2022

  Guilford County Foster Care System to Benefit from New Alexander Youth Network Program to Support LGBTQ Youth Blue Cross NC and the Guilford Green Foundation & LGBTQ Center are funding a pilot program to help recruit and train foster families to serve LGBTQ youth Alexander Youth Network, an organization serving children with emotional and behavioral […]

Alexander Youth Network Congratulates Dr. Rebecca Tomsyck on Her Retirement!

December 2, 2021

Alexander Youth Network congratulates Dr. Rebecca Tomsyck on her retirement! Rebecca Tomsyck, M.D., began her career as a pediatrician and then went back to school to become a psychiatrist. As a member of Charlotte Psychiatric Associates and Arboretum Behavioral Health, she became a well-regarded and sought out physician. Alexander Youth Network was fortunate to have […]

Mental Health Minute: Venus Williams on Mental Health: Being Tough Means Taking Care of My Whole Self

September 13, 2021

How do we fight the stigma surrounding mental health?  In a blog post, NAMI leads with the importance of talking openly about mental health. With this in mind, it has been encouraging to see some of our “strongest” athletes talk about their mental health journey, the importance of reaching out for support, and the fact […]

Mental Health Minute: Take Care of Yourself and Others

August 26, 2021

Since early 2020, it seems like the world around us has been in chaos. If economic hardship, political protests and recurring natural disasters weren’t already enough to cause distress, add a global health crisis to the mix. We end up with a well-documented increase in stress levels and feelings of depression for people across the […]

Letters from Lynn: Fall 2021

August 26, 2021

Welcome to the new and improved eNews.  In this edition I hope you will enjoy some new additions to this newsletter: Mental Wellness tips, what’s happening at AYN and our volunteer opportunities corner. Just like many of you, everyone involved with Alexander Youth Network this past year has been riding a roller coaster.  We’ve been […]

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