Young Audiences of Western New York

Young Audiences Strategic Planning Initiative

“Grant funds will assist Young Audiences of WNY in launching a strategic planning process.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $15,000 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2019
WEBSITE: https://yawny.org/


Team Fourteen

In early 2016, Lahey Behavioral Health (now Beth Israel Lahey Behavioral Services) was looking to bring more family-focused counseling options to young people dealing with substance use disorders in Essex County.  Community-level data suggested that as many as 28% of patients in treatment were under the age of 25.   Young people leaving treatment (residential or … Continued