Emerging Adult Program

The transition into adulthood can be challenging, as individuals grapple with newfound responsibilities and the process of establishing independence post-adolescence. Numerous young adults face mental health challenges, often stemming from a sense of unpreparedness to navigate the complexities of functioning independently as adults.

Common conditions treated

  • Feelings of aimlessness towards their life: a sense of purposelessness in life is marked by struggles in handling school demands due to their intensity. Individuals may feel easily overwhelmed by daily responsibilities and adult roles, making it challenging for them to establish independence.
  • Identity confusion: a condition of ambiguity or hesitation regarding one's own identity.

Ages treated

  • 18 to 25

Level of treatment offered

Treatment approach and techniques

In the Emerging Adults Program, we continuously use evidence-based practices with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) to help address young adults’ needs and promote long-term growth. We also incorporate our Occupational Therapy team to help young adults with establishing autonomy. The program includes Intensive Outpatient Programming (IOP) or Partial Hospitalization Programming (PHP) and provides mental health treatment while also addressing key stressors, so young adults can gain a better sense of self and direction for their life.

Treatment hours (dependent on your level of care)

  • Inpatient: 24/7 around the clock care
  • Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP): 6 hours a day, 5 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)

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