Youth Services


HRA Youth Center

Health Resources of Arkansas, Inc. Youth Center is a non-secured residential outpatient facility located at 1355 East Main Street in Batesville, AR. The Youth Center houses male and female youth ages 13 to 17 years. Clients enter the program either by court order from the 16th or 17th Judicial District, or by referral of the Division of Children and Family Services or Division of Youth Services on a statewide level. Other affiliations include hospitals treating youth, medical communities, schools and families.

All clients who are referred to the program are screened by a therapist to determine whether the client is appropriate for the program. The Youth Center does not accept any youth who are sex offenders, arsonists, in need of medical detoxification, who are homicidal, suicidal or whose I.Q. and social functioning is not high enough to participate or benefit from the program. Clients also must be able to attend public school or the Community College during normal school hours.

Youth Center clients attend an in-house community-based rehabilitation program five days per week. This is a day treatment type program that focuses on improving Social Skills and Community Living, Independent Living Skills, Vocational Development, Coping with Disabilities, Understanding Psychiatric Disabilities or Behavioral Health Needs, Use of Leisure Time and Recreation, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Education and HIV/AIDS Education.

Clients also receive the following services as needed:




Individual, Group & Family Counseling


Case Management


Medication Management


Psychological Evaluations


The Interdisciplinary Treatment Team consists of a staff psychiatrist, primary therapist, psychologist and primary case manager.

Clients, parents, guardians and referral personnel are invited to attend staffing on a monthly basis.


DISCLAIMER:  Please consult your local doctor, behavioral health care provider or substance abuse treatment center for information regarding SPECIFIC cases.  This website is intended for informational purposes only and is NOT staffed by professionals.  We are unable to respond to any contacts regarding personal case information.  If you are a resident of Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Sharp, Stone, Van Buren, White or Woodruff counties in Arkansas and are in need of help, please call the clinic nearest you directly.  If you are a resident of Crittenden, Cross, Lee, Monroe, Phillips or St. Francis counties in Arkansas, please contact the clinic nearest you.







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