Young Adult Mental Health Programs

Many young adults experience various mental health challenges due to not feeling prepared enough to function as an adult on their own.

Common conditions treated

  • Addiction: uncontrolled use of alcohol, illegal drugs or prescribed drugs for mood-altering purposes.
  • Anxiety: involves persistent and excessive worry about multiple different aspects of life that interferes with daily activities.
  • Depression: persistent feelings of sadness , hopelessness, and lose interest in activities they once enjoyed lasting more than 2 weeks.
  • Eating disorder: psychological problems associated with unhealthy eating habits caused by dislike towards food, or concern about gaining body weight or losing body shape.
  • Feelings of aimlessness towards their life: characterized with difficulty managing school due to intensity, easily overwhelmed with daily responsibilities and adult roles, and difficulty building independence for themselves.
  • Identity confusion: a state of uncertainty or doubt about one's sense of self
  • Trauma/PTSD: condition that develops following a traumatic event characterized by intrusive thoughts about the incident, recurrent distress/anxiety, flashback and avoidance of similar situations.

Specialty programs

  • Addictions/Dual diagnosis Program: variety of services at each stage of the addiction and recovery process, including dual diagnosis and group therapy
  • Anxiety Program: variety of services to address symptoms relating to anxiety.
  • Autism and Mental Health (Aspirations) Program: designed to help individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) more effectively manage their anxiety and/or depression.
  • Creative Arts Program: a program that utilizes creative arts therapy to stimulate healing, personal development and self-exploration. 
  • Depression Program: a program that treats symptoms relating to depression. 
  • Eating Disorders Program: a highly individualized program that focuses on the impact of mood and eating behavior, improving dietary patterns and body image, and reducing the use of inappropriate eating and compensatory behaviors. 
  • Emerging Adult Program: a program for young adults who are struggling with creating direction in life.
  • Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Program: a program for new moms navigating through a spectrum of mental health disorders following childbirth. 
  • PTSD Program: a program that assist in processing symptoms following a traumatic event or after living with recurring trauma.

Ages treated

  • 18 - 25

Levels of treatment offered

Treatment approach and techniques

Group therapy is provided through Endeavor Health/Linden Oaks Behavioral Health's Intensive Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization, and Inpatient programs. This includes both educational groups, skills groups, and individual meetings with a licensed clinical therapist.

Patients will learn a variety of skillsets with a focus on healthy lifestyles promoted by Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Exposure Therapy.

Treatment hours (dependent on your level of care)

  • Inpatient: 24/7 around the clock care
  • Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP): 6 hours a day, 5-6 days a week
  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP): 3 hours a day, 5 days a week
  • Counseling/medication management: By appointment (daytime, nighttime and weekend hours)

Linden Oaks locations