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Deciding Between Young Adult Therapy Programs: Wilderness vs Outpatient

The benefits of outdoor activities and programs aren’t just limited to people who are predisposed to having a stronger connection with the environment. Wilderness-based therapy programs for young adults who are struggling with mental health issues can significantly improve their mood and self-esteem, strengthen their values, and build a sense of adventure and interconnectedness. Young …

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Overcoming the Anxiety Epidemic in Young Adults

According to preliminary results in a forthcoming study conducted by UC Berkeley, the number of 18-to-26-year-old students who report suffering from anxiety disorder has doubled since 2008 from 10% to 20%. Anxiety in young adults is becoming an epidemic. Although rates of anxiety are increasing, so are young adults’ rates of health behaviors. The majority …

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How to be a Catcher in the Rye for Unmotivated Young Adults

After growing up under their parents’ roof for almost two decades, many young adults can’t wait to move on and move out but are struggling to do so successfully. Failure to launch is becoming a more common phenomenon for many people stuck in between high school and finding a career that works for them. Many …

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The Vicious Cycle of Stress and Bad Habits for Failing College Students

Unhealthy habits usually don’t occur in isolation. According to a new study by researchers at SUNY Binghamton, “the adoption of one harmful behavior, such as heavy alcohol use, can lead college students into a vicious cycle of poor lifestyle choices, lack of sleep, mental distress and poor grades.” Most failing college students are failing because …

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Roads Not-So-Less Travelled: Help for College Dropouts Who May Want to Take a Different Path

Immediate college enrollment rates may be on the rise, but high schools have not changed their curriculum to better prepare students for postsecondary education. The high school-to-college pipeline is responsible for 30% of college students dropping out during their first year for a variety of reasons. By year six, 56% of students have dropped out. …

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Leaving Your Comfort Zone: Adventure-Based Therapy Helps Young Adults Launch Their Dreams

Adventure-based therapy helps struggling young adults rediscover their passions and improve their physical and emotional well-beings. As young adults transition into adulthood, it is normal to feel overwhelmed by responsibilities and discouraged about one’s ability to succeed. Social bonding is often replaced by unstructured activities that contribute to higher rates of substance use, risky behaviors, …

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Young Adult Helpline: Failure to Launch Treatment Programs

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 adult. This increases their desire to …

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