Audio Stories – Youth Taking Action – is a miniseries sponsored by the National Training and Technical Assistance Center and Youth MOVE National. Audio Stories is a project created to look at the important work that youth and young adults across the nation are doing in areas of mental health and other youth-serving systems to highlight the achievements surrounding topics that advocate for change in the nation!
In the first episode, Adapting Youth-Run Support Groups to Virtual Environments, they speak with Haley Rizkallah who works as a Senior Youth Engagement Specialist at the Maryland Coalition of Families to talk about Adapting Youth-Run Support Groups to Virtual Environments.
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Haley Rizkallah is the Program Coordinator at Maryland Coalition of Families, an organization that works with caregivers and other loved ones to help them access needed support and services for their families. In 2019, she joined MCF as the Senior Youth Engagement Specialist and was a founding member of their local Youth MOVE chapter. She graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland in 2015 with degrees in Psychology and Sociology. Haley has worked at several residential treatment centers and passionately advocates for positive changes in all youth-serving systems. She also uses her lived experience with behavioral health challenges to support and empower her peers. Haley enjoys windsurfing, laying in her hammock, classic movies, and growing her record collection.