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Young Adult Helpline: Failure to Launch Treatment Programs

Failure to Launch Syndrome and Treatment Failure to launch syndrome is not something young adults sign up for. This is something that impacts their ability to achieve their fullest potential and to navigate themselves socially. Beyond that, it impacts the whole family. As a parent, it can seem impossible to say no to your young …

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Challenges of Young Adulthood Romanticized Through the Media

In today’s society, we have become so obsessed with beauty and staying young that we have resorted to Botox and plastic surgery despite dangerous complications they are known to cause on our health.  But this is not really a surprise, and instead a result of the romanticization of youth portrayed by the TV and media …

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Dropping Out or Taking Time Off? Taking Advantage of Gap Year Programming

There is a belief that attending college is the logical next step after completing high school. Then they are expected to graduate college and go out and find a job. But the reality is that many young adults find themselves at the intersection of these big life changes and find themselves asking: “Now what”. Some …

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Making Mental Health A Priority: Help for Young Adults

Mental health is a hot topic in media today with hashtags like #SelfCareSunday trending on social media and more celebrities and athletes than ever are coming forward and talking about their own mental health struggles. For example, professional tennis player Naomi Osaka recently withdrew from the French Open after being fined for not participating in …

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Help for Depression in Young Adult: Resources and More

Depression can quickly take over one’s life. Even before COVID-19, the prevalence of mental illness among adults was increasing. In 2017-2018, 19% of adults experienced a mental illness, an increase of 1.5 million people over last year’s dataset. And youth mental health is worsening. 9.7% of youth in the U.S. have severe major depression, compared …

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How Can Social Connections Help Prevent Depression In Young Adults?

The early stages of adulthood can have a variety of changes as young adults transition from adolescence into adults. They are seen as grown up and many of them leave home for the first time. And while these changes can be exciting for some, for other young adults they can be challenging. The new responsibilities …

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