Youth Intervention Services

Who is the youth intervention program for?

  • Is something in the way of your child being successful?
  • Do you wonder if your child struggles with depression, substance use, or trauma?
  • Is your child in trouble at school or with the legal system?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, this program may be for you.

The Youth Intervention Program is offered to youth ages 4-18 in Shiawassee County that may be in need of mental health services.

What is the youth intervention program?

The Youth Intervention Specialist will complete a mental health screening.

Results of the screening will be shared with the youth and their parent/guardian.

The Youth Intervention Specialist then helps connect the youth to appropriate services for things like:

  • Substance Abuse
  • Anger
  • Depression
  • Suicidal thinking
  • Trauma
  • Signs of mental emotional distres

What does the program include?

  • Meeting with the Youth Intervention Specialist at SHW or other locations such as school, court, or another office location if necessary
  • A meeting time of about 45 to 60 minutes.
  • Completing a screening and answering questions.
  • This is a free service.
  • You are not obligated to follow recommendations unless court ordered.

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a free service for youth in Shiawassee County

The Youth Intervention Program is for youth ages 4-18

For more information, contact:

Youth Intervention Specialist
989.723.6791 Fax: 989.725.5061