The life of a young adult is a like a rollercoaster that last for years. With emotional ups and downs and ins and outs, a young person can feel on the verge of something — anything — long after puberty sets in. Early adulthood is a period marked by changes and growth physically, mentally, and emotionally. It is also during this time that the onset of mental health disorders can occur — illnesses that can severely impact the life of the individual for years to come.
Three Challenges Facing Young Adults
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Money is a common concern for young adults throughout history, and this generation is no exception. Competition and expectations are up as well. On top of that, educational standards have simply changed over the years. More is expected of students in this generation than in previous generations.
What Common Challenges Are Young Adults Facing Today?
We're here to help. In a Buzzfeed article, Jessica Misener may have put it best: childhood is like a paint-by-numbers art activity while young adulthood is a blank canvas. The guidance and structure afforded in youth dissolves with age and instead of coloring within the lines provided, young adults must create their own path for independence, financial stability, work or school achievement, and interpersonal relationships.
More than four decades of healing history is combined with the latest treatment methods and a team that specializes in this unique age group to provide a program like no other. Our treatment program addresses addiction, co-occurring mental health issues, and underlying trauma to uncover root causes and bring lasting healing. Each person is different, so we employ a variety of proven, time-tested techniques to create personalized treatment that addresses their unique needs. Get in touch with us, send mail to a loved one, learn about our enhanced safety measures, or discover current career opportunities with the Claudia Black Center or Meadows Behavioral Healthcare. Young adults have a lot on their plates and, at times, their lives can feel overwhelming.