Dr. Prino, Clinical Director, and Andrea Bednarz, Assistant Clinical Director, joined by Facility Administrator Mr. Diab, hosted a celebration of teamwork. The event kicked off with a historical overview of the clinical progress, and how far we have come in the last seven months.

The equine students had the opportunity to learn how to care for a horse, and how to apply polo wraps to their legs. They learned that caring for the horse can help prevent injury during strenuous workouts.

Ocala Youth Academy serves 72 males between the ages of 15 and 18 in a non-secure residential program which provides mental health overlay services (MHOS) and Substance abuse overlay services (SAOS). Services are provided 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Contact Ocala Youth Academy at 352-397-4629 or visit youthopportunity.com/locations/ocala-academy