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    Individuals who are age 13 to 17.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Alcohol/Drug Abuse ServicesProvides substance abuse prevention education to elementary and secondary students, teachers, and parents, including one-to-one counseling to students struggling with, or at risk of alcohol or drug addiction. Works at the community level to change policies and practices related to alcohol and other drug abuse; supports local mobilization efforts Offers an Alcohol Awareness Program for youth (16-20) who are referred by the courts with ABC violations, assistance and information on Heroin and Opioid prevention Coalition (ECHO)EssexSUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION SERVICESSUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION TEAM OF ESSEX COUNTY
    Case/Care Management ServicesThe Aging Out Adolescent Program works with the Albany County Department of Mental Health helping adolescents "aging out" of the Children's Mental Health System make the transition to adult services and live as independently as possible. In addition to counseling and case management, we also help with housing, education, vocational training and employment.AlbanyAGING OUT ADOLESCENT PROGRAM (AOA)HOMELESS AND TRAVELERS AID SOCIETY (HATAS)
    Crisis Intervention ServicesThis mobile crisis service assists individuals of all ages through mental health and substance abuse crises by providing them with alternative community services. They also provide telephone consultation and information to family/adults experiencing crisis and also professionals who are working with such individuals. Face-to-face crisis assessments is performed after screening of appropriateness. Crisis intervention and stabilization services can be given on-site at the individual’s location in the community. Care management follow-up is used specifically to facilitate transition from crisis intervention and stabilization to other agencies in the community for ongoing treatment and support. If individual require additional evaluation for inpatient treatment; referrals to services are available to them, such as outpatient mental health services, emergency department, housing, child services, etc. ClintonMOBILE CRISIS TEAMBEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES NORTH (BHSN)
    Helpline/Hotline ServicesTeen Talk is a peer-staffed confidential hotline for teens. This teenhelping- teen support service provides trained listeners to address teen issues as well as sources for appropriate referrals. Adult supervision is provided.SaratogaTEEN TALK HOTLINECAPTAIN COMMUNITY HUMAN SERVICES
    Mental Health ServicesThe Child and Adolescent Mobile Team (CAMT) provides an immediate community-based crisis response service to any family with a child-adolescent in Albany, Rensselaer or Schenectady Counties, under the age of 18 (or older if still in day school programming) experiencing a serious emotional, psychiatric or behavioral crisis. The team will respond to homes schools, community agencies as requested by family members or law enforcement. A multidisciplinary team will provide consultation, information, crisis assessment and intervention, and facilitation of alternate levels of care directly to the families during crisis episodes, whien it is most likely to have a significant impact, and next day phone support to help the family gather knowledge and resources to prevent-deal with future crisis episodes. The guiding principle of this initiative is that children and families must be assisted in the least intrusive, least traumatizing manner possible.AlbanyCAPITAL REGION CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MOBILE CRISIS TEAM (CRCAMT)PARSONS CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER
    Mental Health ServicesProvides an 8-week anger management group for adolescents. The goal is to help them explore, learn and implement anger management coping skills, techniques and improve social relationships with others.ClintonCHILL (CONTROLLING HOW I LIVE LIFE) GROUPCATHOLIC CHARITIES OF CLINTON AND ESSEX
    Mental Health ServicesOutpatient services provided to children, adolescents, adults, families include assessment/evaluation, psychotherapy and referral, using individual and group modalities.SaratogaMENTAL HEALTH CLINICSARATOGA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES
    Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesThe Thomas Sports Group has a Basketball League for teenagers Monday evenings. SchenectadyBASKETBALL LEAGUETHOMAS SPORTS GROUP
    Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesOffers a number of daily programs to get kids to spend a portion of their time everyday enjoying an activity designed to stimulate both body and mind through individual and team sports, games of skill, educational video games, and more. Also offers arts and culture programFranklinYOUTH RECREATION PROGRAMSAKWESASNE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
    Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesProvides several sports programs for children and adolescents throughout the year. Sports include Kindergym and Swim, Floor Hockey, Outdoor Soccer, Indoor Soccer, Basketball and Baseball.ClintonYOUTH SPORTSPLATTSBURGH YMCA
    Residential Care ServicesResidential services for court-placed male adolescents aged 11-18 with psychiatric issues-diagnoses. This dorm has an 8-bed capacity and intensive staffing with a staff-to-resident ratio of 1:3. All youth residing in this dorm receive educational services at the School at Northeast. They are typically in self-contained classrooms where they receive specialized academic instruction and attention from teaching staff which includes a teacher and two teacher assistants. Individual, group, and family counseling focused on the reason for referral is provided. Medication is monitored by a psychiatrist. Northeast recruits volunteers to assist with teaching and instruction in the residential treatment center, who must go through a training program.SchenectadyRESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTERSNORTHEAST PARENT AND CHILD SOCIETY
    THE TREVOR HELPLINEOffers 24 hour toll free helpline that promotes tolerance and provides support to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth.THE TREVOR HELPLINETHE TREVOR PROJECT
    Youth Enrichment ServicesMusic lessons (piano, brass and percussion) for school-aged children.AlbanyERIK LEIDZEN MUSIC SCHOOLSALVATION ARMY - ALBANY
    Youth Enrichment ServicesProviding area teens with free physical and recreational activities in a safe and supervised environment makes them less likely to be involved in negative activities. The staff is dedicated to the youth and listens to what they have to say. The teens themselves have a vital role in sculpting the program to fit their needs. Implemented changes and program design are intrinsically tied to teen input. Staff regularly interacts with youth, and are not only good role models but can also recognize if referral services are necessary and have access to resources for outreach programs.SaratogaTEEN PROGRAMBALLSTON AREA COMMUNITY CENTER (BACC)
    Youth Enrichment ServicesOffers a variety of resources specifically for children and adolescents. Pre-School Story Time provided year round Fridays at 10:15. Homework Club Tuesdays (when school is in session) 3:15-4:30. Books 4U! Thursdays Oct. 17-Nov. 14, 2019 3:00-4:00. MS/HS Math Tutoring available by appointment. Special programs throughout the year.EssexYOUTH RESOURCESLAKE PLACID PUBLIC LIBRARY

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