Recognition, Empowerment, and Action for Child Mental Health

Project REACH

Project Recognition, Empowerment, and Action for Child mental Health (REACH) focuses on training people in rural communities in North Central Florida and North Central Missouri who have frequent contact with youth to recognize the signs of mental health concerns among youth, and to respond with help and support.

On this page, we will post resources and strategies for youth mental health. We will also post information on our upcoming Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) trainings. Click the “Register” tab in the upper right hand corner to sign up today!

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Featured Resources

Here, you’ll find featured resources, techniques, and tools for youth ranging from mindfulness meditations and anchoring strategies to yoga practices; all proven effective to promote mental health and self-care for youth and adolescents.

Also check out our full list on the RESOURCES page. For more information on Youth Mental Health First Aid trainings, reach out to us at

Mindfulness and Organization apps

There is a wide range of mindfulness, mental health, and organization apps that have been proven effective for assisting with a wide range of issues. These apps can be useful for individuals looking for conveniant access to strategies, trackers, and strategies for overall wellbeing. 

Yoga Practices

Restorative yoga focuses on winding down after a long day and relaxing your mind. At its core, this style focuses on body relaxation. Restorative yoga also helps to cleanse and free your mind from anxiety and rushing thoughts.

Visual Grounding Excersizes

Grounding exercises are things you can do to bring yourself into contact with the present moment – the here and now. These techniques are helpful for many situations where you find yourself becoming overwhelmed or distracted by distressing memories, thoughts or feelings. They can reduce immediate distress and help promote calmness and self-regulation.

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