A Leader in Young Adult Mental Health Treatment

Posts Tagged ‘Family’


5 Reasons Why Treatment Is Important for Young Adults During the Holidays

Reading Time: 5 minutes For young adults, the holidays are typically about catching up on sleep, going out with friends, and spending time with family. Entering or remaining in treatment for mental health conditions doesn’t usually look like an appealing option, even when they know they need help. However, treatment is important even during the holidays—and can be life […]
Mental Health

10 Signs Your Young Adult Is Struggling

Reading Time: 9 minutes Parent intuition is real. Parents usually have a gut feeling when something isn’t right with their child, even when that child is a young adult who’s not living at home anymore. And those instincts are often accurate. However, because young adulthood is such a tumultuous time, parents sometimes recognize the signs that a young adult […]

What to Expect in a Sober Living Home for Young Adults

Reading Time: 5 minutes A sober living community can be a great solution for young adults who are in recovery. In a supportive and caring sober living home, young people can build strong connections with peers while learning to live independently. When researching how to choose a sober living home, it’s helpful to have an understanding of what to […]

Empowering Young Adults with a Strengths-Based Approach

Reading Time: 4 minutes Strengths-based programming is founded on the belief that each person, no matter their challenges, has unique strengths that can support them throughout their life. All too often, our culture prompts adolescents and young adults to focus on their failures rather than their successes. Well-meaning parents, teachers, clinicians, and other helpers and mentors tend to focus […]

The Role of Empathy in DBT Work

Reading Time: 5 minutes by Leigh McInnis, LPC, Newport Executive Director The nature of a healthy, harmonious relationship is that it is mutually beneficial. Both individuals feel assured that they are worthy of being heard, voicing their opinions, and having their wants and needs considered. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) offers the tools to allow this ideal to become a […]
Mental Health

The Journey of Healing the Inner Child

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Kristin Wilson, MA, LPC, Vice President of Clinical Outreach Within each of us, whether we are aware of it or not, is an inner child—with all the emotions and vulnerabilities of our younger selves. This inner child represents our capacity for innocence, wonder, awe, joy, sensitivity, and playfulness, and it also holds our accumulated […]