Ring, Ring, Ring...Rye Youth Council is calling to invite you to an informative evening for parents and their children to discuss the effects cell phones have on our brain chemistry and safe and responsible use of cell phones and social media. Monday, October 2nd, 6:30-7:30 at the Rye Free Reading Room.
This two-part program from Rye Youth Council is for middle school students to learn tactical time management and organizational skills, with specific skill-building exercises that focus on weekly planning, organization, and habit building, and identifying areas needing improvement.
Tuesday, October 16th & Thursday, October 26th, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Rye Free Reading Room
Tickets are on sale now for the 5th annual RYC Rainbow Run for kids in grades K-6 on Tuesday, November 7th, at Rye Town Park. Kids can dress in colorful outfits and run, walk, or skip through a meandering .7-mile course at the beautiful Rye Town Park. For more info and to purchase tickets click here or visit www.RyeYouthCouncil.org
Every parent, teacher coach, grandparent, and adult who interacts with adolescents and teens should be certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid. It's like CPR but for mental wellness.
Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of emerging or existing mental health and substance use challenges; approach and talk with a young person you're concerned about; and connect a young person to appropriate.
RYC RESTORE Clinical Director Linda Tillmon, LCSW, will hold Support Groups for parents whose kids struggle with depression, anxiety, and other mental health challenges.
For parents/guardians with kids ages 5-11: Biweekly on Wednesdays, starting Oct. 18th, 10 a.m. or 6 p.m.
For parents/guardians with kids ages 12-18: Biweekly on Thursdays, starting October 19th, 10 a.m. or 6 p.m.
Choose the time that works best for you!
Learn how you and your family can create a habit of positive thinking!
Join Author, Life Coach, and Rye Mom Susan Ross to learn how responding to life's challenges with Positive Intelligence creates a more positive mindset. Susan will share how her middle school son's resilience and use of positive intelligence in the face of adversity inspired her award-winning book, Welcome to Planet Positive
Thursday, October 19th, 6:30-7:30pm,
Rye Free Reading Room.
Don't miss the opportunity to get your company name, brand and logo in front of 350+ kids, parents, and community members! Become a RYC Rainbow Run Sponsor and support Youth Mental Health.
Become an RYC Ally to Support Youth Mental Health. A 3-year giving commitment directly impacts RYC's ability to maintain and grow our programs and deliver our support services that strengthen the mental health and wellness of kids in our community.
Rye Youth Council provides a way for local businesses and organizations to offer employment and community service to local youth, and we make it easy for local youth to find available jobs and service opportunities.
RYC recently created a video to create awareness of our program and support services that promote mental health and wellness. Please watch to see our programs in action!
RYC Restore is a short-term (3-6 months) counseling and referral service for youth ages 5-22. To learn more or seek help, send a confidential email to: Restore@ryeyouthcouncil.org
Today, we hope that you join RYC Board Member Rammy Harwood in showing Rye Youth Council your support. Whatever your WHY, your generosity helps to support the social, emotional, and mental health of our kids with programming, mental health support, and educational events in our schools. All so our children can grow up with greater self-awareness, relationship skills, self-management, social awareness, and make better and more responsible decisions.
Monica Brenner, co-president
Kathleen Brigham, M.Ed.
Sally Joyce, co-president
Meghann Kelly, co-president
Michael Konicoff, Esq.
Laura Kovacs, M.Ed
Andrea Silviotti, M.Ed.
Rachel Spice, treasurer
Marnie White, LCSW
Ex Officio Advisors
Lisa Ruderman Chen
Susan Reid-Dullea, M.Ed.
M. Kim O’Connor, LCSW
Rye Youth Council engages, educates and empowers youth, strengthens family, and builds community. We focus on promoting social and emotional learning and mental well-being of young people in our community.
We cannot do this without your financial support!
100% of your tax-deductible contribution
supports the social, emotional, and mental health of youth in our community.