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Please note, at Alexander Youth Network we respect our clients and their families. In order to maintain their anonymity, Alexander has changed the names of individuals and some identifying details such as physical properties, place of treatment and location.

AYN legacy gift Helen Solomon
“Our fingerprints don’t fade from the lives we touch.” – Judy Blume You just don’t see many 90-year old women
Bark and Heal therapeutic activity
There is a special magic that happens when children and dogs connect. An exciting new one-of-a-kind pilot program at Alexander
On Tuesday, June 13, Kyauna Allen did something she once thought impossible – she graduated from Mallard Creek High School.
  Have you ever found yourself completely lost in a song or piece of music, perhaps bopping your head or
Forest Hill Middle School volunteer
This past July, the Forest Hill Middle School Urban Serve group brought to life the old adage that your greatness
Albert Einstein hit the nail on the head when he said, “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your
Dr. Kamilah McKissick
It’s that time again. The start of the school year can bring excitement, as well as fear and anxiety. Back-to-school
  Meet Alexander volunteers Carole and Larry Nicholson. They moved to Charlotte from Tennessee and have been living here for
Thank you to Speedway Children’s Charities for providing a $17,930 grant to Alexander Youth Network’s Occupational Therapy program. The funding will help provide the
Dance as a therapeutic activity
Children in Alexander’s Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) are discovering the joy and the benefits of dance therapy. Introduced in
Pressly Williams AYN volunteer
  Meet Alexander volunteer Pressly Williams. Pressly is 25 years old and grew up a couple of miles from Alexander.
back to school tips for parents
Heading back to school can be a time of great excitement for kids and parents. Getting new school supplies, wearing