Franklin County YouthBuild Wellness Initiative

The Problem

By promoting mental health and substance abuse awareness; providing essential preventive health screenings for the public, and presenting outreach opportunities to end mental illness stigma, I seek to end gun violence in my community.

Plan of Action

FCYB currently serves ninety low income Transitional Age Youth ages 18-24 in our 2012-2013 cohort. FCYB students enter the program with a history of “multiple system” involvement, exposure to and experience with substance abuse, trauma, and violence. Our goal is to get the community energized and informed. Healthy minds make better, more informed decisions. An integrated family health awareness day can benefit the city of Columbus by:

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