“Failure to launch” has become a popular phrase to describe young adults who end up back at home after graduating from high school or college. And while some individuals sail into adulthood without many bumps, for others, it can be a much rougher terrain. 

Why do some young adults struggle to enter adulthood?

The failure to launch issue develops for many reasons. One reason could be the intense pressure that is linked to the high stakes game of college admissions. For some parents, they’re so afraid of their child not getting into a good college that they coddle their teen throughout school and refuse to allow them to fail–but the issue with that is that failure is essential for growth.

Teens need to make mistakes and understand the consequences of their actions. Without those important lessons, they’re unable to become truly independent. Failure to launch programs for young adults foster and build these lessons through a variety of ways.

Just because your child hasn’t jumped headfirst into adulthood doesn’t mean they’re incapable. Some individuals just need a bit of extra support that will show them their own abilities and potential for success. Programs that address failure to launch help young adults who are struggling to gain the independence they need to take the next step in their lives. Maybe they have dropped out of college or are struggling with unaddressed mental health issues. Whatever the problem may be, a failure to launch program can help young adults build the skills and independence they need to move into their future. 

What can failure to launch programs for young adults offer your child?

Young adults battling failure to launch syndrome may feel stuck and unable to move forward. Some may have made some mistakes in the past, and the fear of failure makes them believe that staying at home is the safest option. They worry that since they failed at reaching a goal in the past, they will never be able to reach their goals. They may struggle with social skills and have anxiety around being in new situations and meeting new people. 

A wilderness therapy program creates an environment that teaches essential lessons needed for thriving in adulthood by addressing underlying issues and using wilderness activities to show young adults their own potential for growth and success. This helps them create motivation and excitement for their future. blueFire PulsaR uses wilderness therapy to help young adults build life skills they can use to transition into adulthood responsibilities without feeling overwhelmed.

blueFire Pulsar helps young adults find their footing

At blueFire Pulsar, we help young adults and their families overcome challenges that limit their potential. We work with bright 18- to 28-year-olds to address behavioral or motivational attitudes impacting their success in life.

Each treatment plan for clients is highly individualized and based on the specific needs of each client. Our program helps young adults struggling to find the confidence and motivation to succeed in adulthood. Many of our clients are working through challenges such as depression, anxiety, trauma, low self-esteem, substance use, ADHD, and learning differences.

For more information about blueFire Pulsar, call us today at 1 (844) 413-1999.

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