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Members Needed for the KY Youth MOVE Council!

Do you know or are you a youth between the ages of 14 and 26 with a mental health or substance abuse diagnosis who would like to advocate for other youth and increase your own leadership skills? If so, the KY Youth MOVE Council may be for you! If you are interested in finding out more information, please view the documents below and feel free to contact us if you have questions!


KYM Application & Cover Sheet – Revised 2016

Kentucky Youth MOVE Council

The KY Youth MOVE Council is an eighteen member council that advises the KPFC Board of Directors. All members are between 14 and 26 years of age and have an emotional or behavioral health diagnosis or disorder. The KY Youth MOVE Council works to reduce stigma, to promote a youth-guided approach, and to provide youth voice at all levels of the system of care. The KY Youth MOVE Council meets approximately five times a year to focus on issues related to children’s mental health. Members have additonal opportunities throughout the year to serve as youth trainers, mentor and coach other youth, present workshops, attend conferences, and to sit on councils, committees, and boards.

If you would like to know more about the KY Youth MOVE Council,  please contact Kate Tilton at:

Youth Behavioral Heath Bill of Rights created by KY Youth M.O.V.E.

Regional Youth Councils

Regional Youth Councils across the state are usually started and supported through the Kentucky IMPACT program and the regional community mental health center. Regional Youth Councils are for youth with emotional and behavioral disorders and meet once a month. Regional Youth Councils focus on areas such as independent living skill development, peer support and mentoring, youth leadership, and community service.

If you would like to know more about Regional Youth Councils, please contact Carmilla Ratliff at:

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