Premier Realty Group Charitable Fund at The Community Foundation Martin – St. Lucie donates $ 2,500 to Tykes & Teens

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Funding for the provision of sandboxes and telehealth equipment for four outpatient mental health services for children

October 25, 2021 – Martin Community Foundation – St. Lucia Community Foundation Premier Realty Group Charitable Fund has awarded $ 2,500 to Tykes & Teens, a leading provider of the highest quality, evidence-based mental health services and programs. evidence for children and adolescents for 25 years. The funding provides sand trays for play therapy, as well as webcams to expand the agency’s telehealth services from outpatient offices in Palm City, Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound and Port St. Lucie.

Sandboxes made possible by the Premier Realty Group Charitable Fund are an essential part of Tykes & Teens’ evidence-based play therapy used to treat children with trauma, abuse and neglect.

“We are very grateful to Premier Realty for their continued support of children’s mental health,” said Tykes & Teens Director of Outpatient Services, Dr. Alethia DuPont, Psy. D. “Because of you, we are able to continue to provide the highest quality children’s mental health services that are so desperately needed – now more than ever. “

“I am very proud of the impact the Premier Realty Charitable Fund has had on Tykes & Teens programs and services,” said Jessica Bohner, broker / owner of Premier Realty Group. “During our tour of the facility, we got to see the sandboxes and see their importance firsthand. We hope they will bring healing to many children in the future.

Sandboxes made possible by the Premier Realty Group Charitable Fund are an essential part of Tykes & Teens’ evidence-based play therapy used to treat children with trauma, abuse and neglect.

Tykes & Teens provides high quality, affordable outpatient mental health services to children in need across the Treasure Coast. In addition to offering services virtually via HIPAA-compliant telehealth, the agency provides outpatient services from offices in Palm City, Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound and Port St. Lucie, including:

General mental health
Treatment of domestic violence
Youth Enrichment Services (YES)
STARS – Empower adolescents to acquire resilience for success
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
LGBTQ support group

For more information on all of Tykes & Teens’ programs and services focused on prioritizing children’s mental health, visit www.tykesandteens.org or call 772-220-3439.

To learn more about how you can make a difference in a child’s life today by supporting children’s mental health in our community, visit www.tykesandteens.org/give-help/ or donate now .

About Tykes & Teens

Tykes & Teens has been a leading mental health provider of evidence-based programs and services for children and adolescents for 25 years. Our mission prioritizes children’s mental health in our families, schools and communities through a wide range of prevention, education and treatment programs and services. Our passion and commitment is to empower children and strengthen families by ensuring that all children have access to high quality mental health and counseling services, regardless of their financial situation. We also advocate for increased awareness of mental health to eliminate the stigma and shame often associated with seeking treatment in mental health. We provide quality, affordable mental health services to children in need across the Treasure Coast from over 50 service points including outpatient offices in Palm City, Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound, Port St Lucie and Vero Beach, on-site services in all Martin County schools and schools in Okeechobee and Indian River counties, as well as collaboration with many community partners, in addition to telehealth services Virtual. We continued to offer our services and programs throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, including virtual telehealth care. We accept most insurance, private payments and are a Medicaid approved provider. For more than 20 years, we have successfully administered a sliding scale of fees for those who need it. As a 501 (c) (3) non-profit agency, we also provide $ 750,000 in non-reimbursed services to the communities we serve each year. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.


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