We are mostly known for our Statewide Young Adult Warmline, but we certainly provide a wide range of other services as well. Below, you will find a bunch of wonderful opportunities that anyone, between the ages of 15-29, can get involved with. If you’re curious to learn more about any of our offerings, please feel free to connect with us via the Contact page. We look forward to collaborating or co-creating something beautiful that adds value to our communities with you!

The JRB X YAS Tour

We are visiting all Young Adult Services’ sites! Connect with us today to schedule a visit.

Call Patricia Young at 860-549-2435

Alternatives To Suicide

The Alternatives to Suicide approach is about openly exploring the meaning behind thoughts and feelings of suicide, as well as what might be worth living for. In “Alt2Su” groups we find strength in coming together to support one another in our times of greatest distress. This is an in person offering for young adults.

Statewide YA Advisory Board Meetings

These meetings now take place at 114 West Main St. New Britain from 11am to 1pm! Check out the Contact page to view a map that can help you with parking.

Starting December, our Social Media and Community Outreach Coordinator, Marco Stanley, will be facilitating virtual young adult peer support groups on a weekly basis.

The Cozy Corner‘s intention is to serve as a peaceful space of belonging where teens, young adults, and peers can creatively connect and hold space with one another.

If you’re curious about learning more about this offering, please reach out via the Contact page or email Marco at MStanley@joinrisebe.org.

You can join the meetings via Zoom here.

Coordinators Marco and Skyler use their lived experience to host the podcast by and for young adults, The Daily Flow.

It has already covered a wide range of topics, for example: the effects of isolation, adulting, and the spectrum of emotions. We are open to collaborations and below is the most recent episode. You can find the other episodes on most streaming platforms. Please reach out via the Contact page if you are curious about getting involved.

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