North Carolina Families United hosts a Leadership series geared to youth/young adults ages 15-21 who have struggled with mental health, and substance issues including trauma-based experiences. The leadership series unites the voices of traditional and non-traditional leaders with lived experiences in various systems including mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare. Youth/young adults who successfully complete the Young Adult Leadership Series are encouraged to join Youth M.O.V.E (Motivating Others through Voices of Experience). Youth M.O.V.E is a nationally recognized, youth-driven organization devoted to improving services and systems that support positive growth and development. The organization unites the voices of individuals who have had experiences in various systems including mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare.
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