Yellowbrick recognizes that many adolescents are struggling with psychiatric challenges which strain their well-being and ability to function effectively at school, with peers or at home. Emerging Adult Integrative Services at Yellowbrick provide a range of services geared toward preventive intervention within the context of a developmentally facilitating platform for teens who have already begun to manifest disruptive psychiatric difficulties.
The principles and emphasis of Emerging Adult Integrative Services are:
Interventions available include:
Paths to engage treatment based on level of care desired and needed
The Emerging Adult Services program is designed to provide the initiation of treatment through several assessment paths. Once initiated, treatment can involve a limited package of therapy services, a package drawing on a broader range of interventions, or participation in our After School Intensive Outpatient Program that integrates the full range of available services.
Treatment begins with one of three assessment paths:
Available Assessment Components
There are three paths of treatment engagement varying by level of comprehensiveness and involvement. There is flexibility to move from one level to another as the need and desire indicates.
Yellowbrick collaborates with adolescents and emerging adults, ages 16-30's, their families and participating professionals toward the development and implementation of a strategic “Life Plan.” An integrative, multi-specialty consultation clarifies strengths, limitations, and risks, and defines motivations, goals and choices.
A mental health condition that’s characterized by intense shifts in mood including both manic and depressive episodes.
People living with Major Depressive Disorder, or MDD, experience episodes of depression and sadness that are debilitating to daily life.
Those living with anxiety disorders experience high levels of anxiety and stress that interfere negatively with daily life.
A mental health issue in which a person’s cognitive function is impaired, resulting in symptoms like experiencing challenges with conducting speech, reading and writing, and behavior.
Mental health disorders that negatively affect a person’s behaviors, thought patterns, and function. People diagnosed with these disorders experience challenges with managing relationships and understanding various situations.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that people can develop as a result of experiencing traumatic situations, characterized by symptoms including flashbacks, avoidance behaviors, and more.
A mental health condition that is characterized by specific symptoms of forgetfulness and lack of concentration, which makes it challenging to complete necessary tasks.
Mental health conditions that interfere with a person’s eating habits, thought patterns, and behaviors in negative ways.
A mental health disorder diagnosable with the DSM-5 that is characterized by both obsessions and compulsive behaviors.