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Young Adult/Transition

Young Adult/Transition

Transitioning to Adulthood

11.2% of adults aged 18 and over have regular feelings of worry, nervousness, or anxiety.  And 4.7% of adults aged 18 and over have regular feelings of depression. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2019)

Mental health issues can emerge during an individual’s early twenties, with the onset of most mental illnesses peaking between ages 18 and 24. However, individuals with the proper support, skills and symptom education can thrive while learning to cope with mental health and adjustment issues.

Treatment Programs

We offer a secure place where young adults can reach their goals of regaining wellness. To maximize success and minimize the length of stay, we develop a treatment plan tailored for each patient.

We can treat depression, anxiety and personality disorders, as well as psychotic disorders and their accompanying symptoms. The multidisciplinary team is comprised of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, therapists and other clinicians.

Through group, family and individual therapy, we focus on recovery strategies, stress management and building social support. Our staff offers a combination of education, therapy and medication management to help young adults on their journey toward a better life, without any stigma attached.

Group topics can include:

  • Healthy relationships
  • Work and study habits
  • Planning and goal-setting
  • Using community resources
  • Job searching
  • Daily living
  • Budgeting and paying bills
  • Substance use and how it impacts medication potency
  • Smoking cessation
  • Computer access to remain engaged with schoolwork

This program can also include:

  • 24-hour supervision by licensed nurses and physicians
  • Comprehensive, initial assessment and evaluation of emotional, intellectual, social and physical needs
  • Strengths-based approach during assessment and treatment
  • Individual, group and family therapy services
  • Individualized treatment plans
  • Therapeutic and educational groups
  • Pharmacotherapy when indicated
  • Active involvement with family or significant others
  • Active individual participation in discharge planning
  • Coordination of care with referral sources, aftercare providers and community supports to continue the process of recovery

Whether you are just beginning or continuing on your mental health journey — call us at 833-MEAD-ARC (833-632-3272) for an assessment 24/7. Tele-assessments are also available.