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PTSD Awareness Month  |  We Can Help

PTSD Awareness Month | We Can Help

June is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. Recently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, gave a statement on the importance of this challenging and debilitating condition. View the Calendar PTSD is an...

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How to Leave a Gang.

How to Leave a Gang.

Being a gang member in New Mexico and around the world can be a scary and dangerous endeavor. Members often realize that the reality is far different than the perception and want out. It is not uncommon that gang members have information that could compromise the...

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We are Still Here for you.

We are Still Here for you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evp2v_ifjuU Thanks for everything each of you has done to help keep us safe during this COVID-19 pandemic! Here at YDI, we have continued to provide services to those we serve through a modified service delivery model primarily...

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National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This month and throughout the year, Youth Development Inc. (YDI) encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making New Mexico a better place for children and families. By ensuring that parents have the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to...

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Are you struggling? We can help.

Are you struggling? We can help.

We hope this notice finds you safe and well during these times of the Covid-19 virus. We wanted to let you know that we are continuing to provide assistance to youth and families. Currently, we have openings at Casa Hermosa, our Transitional Living Program and our...

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5 Things to do During Quarantine

5 Things to do During Quarantine

Like most of the YDI team, many of you are spending your days at home, only venturing out into the world for essential needs. If you aren't proactive about staying busy, it might make you a little crazy. Here are 5 ways to help you beat the boredom of Quarantine, Do a...

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Staying Healthy During COVID-19.

Staying Healthy During COVID-19.

The infamous Coronavirus has made its way overseas and threatens to infect the people in North America. The YDI team would like to take a few minutes to remind people how they can reduce their risk of catching the virus and to stay healthy. Common signs of infection...

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A Head Start Valentine.

A Head Start Valentine.

Love, Cupid, hearts, chocolates, cards, and flowers are everywhere-it's Valentine's Day! On February 14, Americans celebrate love and friendship. But where did this holiday of affection come from? The origins of Valentine's Day are murky. We do know that the ancient...

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Date Night On A Budget

Date Night On A Budget

Valentine's Day doesn't have to break the bank. Here are some ways to celebrate this special day of love with your significant other and will make your wallet happy too. Movie Night! Not everyone has the time to sit down, relax and watch a movie with their significant...

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Si Se Puede (Yes We Can)

Si Se Puede (Yes We Can)

Respect Without Violence was selected as the theme for the Si Se Puede Leadership program based on discussions with youth participating in the program regarding the increase in Violence to include Gun Violence in our Communities.  Youth identified drugs (Meth),...

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