Family Help & Wellness

Young Adult

Young adults are individuals aged 18 – 24, they are considered and expected to act maturely. This is the “student age,” thus most are schooling and either living with a roommate or alone, with a mentality that adult life is stress-free. To many youth, this seems to be the best age set of their life.

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Wilderness Treatment Center

Noun A wilderness treatment center provides therapeutic help to people battling with behavioral and emotional health problems. A wilderness treatment center uses wilderness therapy to assist people deal with their challenges and realize positive results. A wilderness treatment center regularly offers outings that involve physical activities such as mountaineering...

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Wilderness Therapy Programs

Noun Wilderness therapy programs provide therapeutic assistance to people battling with mental and behavioral health problems. The programs usually offer an integrated approach to therapeutic procedures, coupling traditional therapeutic methodologies with wilderness therapy. Wilderness therapy programs make of the wilderness as a therapeutic object. Upon removing...

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Wilderness Therapy

Noun Wilderness therapy utilizes therapeutic intervention to assist struggling people, a majority of which are children, young adults, and adolescents.  The main difference between wilderness and traditional therapies is that wilderness therapy gives a student a better chance for uninterrupted self-focus through additional natural settings. A classical therapeutic...

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Wilderness Programs

Noun Wilderness programs are any type of recreational or therapeutic program that offers activities in a rough country (wilderness) setting. The programs can be Outward Bound or therapeutic (such as wilderness therapy) forms. Wilderness programs make use of the outdoors as an instrument to enhance the client experience. This may be considered to be an

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Treatment Centers for Depression

Noun Treatment centers for depression provide support for people who want to recover from mental conditions such as depression. They are ordinarily live-in programs providing a wide range of treatment options depending on the diagnosis. Treatment centers for depression specialize in assisting young adolescents, young adults, or teenagers. They normally operate out...

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Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

noun Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, (TF-CBT) is a mutual parent and child psychotherapy approach for teens and children suffering from emotional and behavioral difficulties as a consequence of traumatic events. TF-CBT is widely acknowledged and highly effective treatment for young people with a history of trauma and abuse. Several studies have...

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Therapeutic Boarding School

A therapeutic boarding school is a live-in school that utilizes the therapeutic community model combining therapy with an educational program uniquely structured for students experiencing emotional and/or behavioral complications, substance abuse complications, and/or learning difficulties. Similar to residential treatment centers (other than RTCs), therapeutic...

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Teenage Mental Health

Teenage mental health is the general well-being of a young person’s state of mind. It includes an adolescent’s ability to handle common stress such as family issues and school. If a person’s mental health is poor, he/she may have emotional, behavioral, or psychological issues. The number of young people experiencing mental health issues is on

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Residential Treatment Centers for Depression

Residential treatment centers (RTC) are care facilities that provide therapy for behavioral problems such as mental illness and substance abuse. In some instances residential treatment centers specifically focus on depression resulting from trauma or other life circumstances. Thus, there is a type of residential facilities for depression.

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Summer Camp

Summer camp is a controlled program for adolescents and children that take place during summer. Traditional summer camps are located in woodsy settings and activities taking place may include: campfires, canoeing, hiking, and rafting.  These are being modified to accommodate modern summer camps, which typically offer a wide range of dedicated events. For example...

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Stressful Environments

n.noun   The average person encounters multiple stressors in his/her environment, however youth who are constantly battling stressors such as bullying, negative family relationships, divorce, lack of friendships, etc., are at risk for developing behavioral health issues.  Stressful environments are not predictable and impact the normal physical and...

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