Riverhead High School Seniors Help Teens Find Healthy Relationships and Prevent Abuse

March 2, 2023
The Retreat TLC

Riverhead High School seniors Aela Bailey and Kimberly Mendez have been highlighted for their exceptional work as teen leader advocates on The Retreat’s Teen Leadership Council. The Retreat is an East End non-profit that provides counseling, advocacy and safety planning for victims of domestic abuse. In their leadership roles, Aela and Kimberly help address and prevent abusive situations, build support networks and promote respectful and healthy relationships, a mission especially notable during February’s Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.

To learn more about Aela and Kimberly’s work and The Retreat, watch the News 12 feature here and read the Dan’s Papers article here.


The Retreat TLC

Riverhead High School seniors Kimberly Mendez, second from right, and Aela Bailey, far right, working as members of The Retreat’s Teen Leadership Council