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Creating Calming Rooms

August 25, 2021

A Calming Room is a space that is meant to be a supportive therapeutic environment which assists children in self-calming efforts by offering them a designated space to relax and self-regulate. It is a designated place designed to calm the senses where the student can experience calming visual, auditory, and tactile stimuli.       […]

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Alexander’s ASAP Program Provides Life Changing Support for Young Men Battling Substance Use

March 5, 2021

A  February ASAP Program graduate’s story shows the impact that our services and our team approach can have on those struggling with substance use. Through the Substance Use Programs at Alexander Youth Network, we are able to offer residential, outpatient, and intensive outpatient substance use treatment programs. These programs combine counseling with psychoeducation, conflict resolution, […]

Employee Spotlight: Thomas Montaglione

February 17, 2021

Thomas Montaligone’s career in behavioral health spans 8 years, with 5 of those years being spent in the Charlotte area. In that short amount of time, Tom’s impact has been tremendous as he worked to become the Young Adult Program Manager for The Relatives.  As the Young Adult Program Manager, Tom helps manage the On Ramp Resource Center, which is a drop-in resource center for any young […]

Employee Spotlight: Jasun Thompson

February 1, 2021

Jasun Thompson, the Program Manager for the Howard Day Treatment Program in Fayetteville, NC, has an extensive background in mental and behavioral health.  His passion for the work he does and the lives he can impact serves as his daily inspiration. Read more about Jasun’s passions and experience which continue to influence his career.  What is your background in mental or behavioral health?   I began […]

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Employee Spotlight: Adrienne Evans

October 19, 2020

Adrienne Evans has been with Alexander Youth Network for 12 years. In that time, from behind the scenes, she has seen programs and Alexander grow. Read more about her time at Alexander. What is your background in mental or behavioral health?  As the Electronic Health Record Technician, I don’t have much background in mental or […]

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Employee Spotlight – Kawanna Willis

September 22, 2020

Kawanna Willis is the program manager of our Liberty Day Treatment program. She has over 10 years of experience working in mental and behavioral health and her clients’ success stories have been featured during our Celebrating Our Kids event, in an impact video, and on the web. Originally from Greensboro, North Carolina, Willis has always […]

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Multiple Careers Paths With One Common Thread – Making An Impact

September 14, 2020

Jessie Britt shares his outlook on life, his career, and his community throughout his 20-year career working in children’s mental and behavioral health. Originally from Gates County, North Carolina, Jessie Britt has lived a life that not many have imagined in a rural farm town. He has played in the NFL, worked on the streets […]

Alexander News

Fall Letter from the CEO

August 17, 2020

Since Alexander Youth Network’s inception in 1988, we have remained steadfast though times of national upheaval. And during all of those times, Alexander has looked for ways to enhance its services to better respond to the needs of children and their families. Today is no different! As our country faces a world-wide pandemic, as well […]

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Employee Spotlight: Janice Buxton

August 3, 2020

Janice Buxton is a proud member of our team at Alexander Youth Network serving the Guilford County area and acting as a liaison for future therapeutic foster parents.  For the past 11 years, Janice has been working in the field of mental health. Her roles have varied from Community Support Associate to Director of Consumer Services but through it, all her […]

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Serving The Gaps As A Youth Advocate

June 29, 2020

Akeliah Stewart has dedicated her career to lifting the voices of children and young adults throughout the Carolinas. For the past nine years, Akeliah, has been a member of the Alexander team through our affiliate The Relatives. The Relatives is a crisis and resource center for homeless and struggling youth throughout the greater Charlotte Mecklenburg […]

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