Aaron’s Place:Exchange

A place where teens aged 13-17 can come together and celebrate their unique strengths and opportunities.

Aaron’s Place Exchange (APEX) is a therapeutic intervention and mentoring program for youth aged 13-17. Taking place once per month for a couple of hours after school, Exchange offers an understanding environment that combines a teen addiction and drug prevention program with support sessions led by mental health professionals. Prior participation in Camp Mariposa: Aaron’s Place is not required to take part in Exchange.

Building a Support Network that
Empowers Positive Choices

Develop A Strong Support Network

By building meaningful
connections with mentors and other participants.

Build Trust Where
It Matters

And reduce shame and stigma related to the addiction of a family member.

Promote Positive

By looking beyond addiction and into everyday life.

Inspiring Change with an Evidence-Based Program

APEX takes a preventative approach to substance use disorder and young people affected by it. Each after-school session is structured around your child’s needs, with an emphasis on therapeutic approaches to community, education, and empowerment.

APEX is a drug prevention program provided through Overdose Lifeline: a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals, families, and communities affected by the disease of substance use disorder. Learn more.

Attending APEX

Exchange takes place once per month during after-school hours.

Dinner is provided for both teens and their families.

All program activities are free of charge.

Aaron’s Place can offer a gas card to help cover transportation costs.


Marion County, In

Cohatch Broad Ripple

6151 Central Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Apex Sponsors

Want to Get Involved?

Aaron’s Place needs people like you to help as mentors, camp facilitators, and volunteers.

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