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How often should I communicate with my son/daughter while they are in treatment?
How often should I communicate with my son/daughter while they are in treatment?

How often should I communicate with my son/daughter while they are in treatment?

It’s probably best to expect that your Emerging Adult will need a period of separation from you, especially in the…

How often should I communicate with my son/daughter while they are in treatment?

It’s probably best to expect that your Emerging Adult will need a period of separation from you, especially in the…

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How do families receive information about treatment progress and recommendations?

How do families receive information about treatment progress and recommendations?

There are several ways in which parents receive information about treatment progress and recommendations from Yellowbrick. At Yellowbrick, we believe…

How do families receive information about treatment progress and recommendations?

There are several ways in which parents receive information about treatment progress and recommendations from Yellowbrick. At Yellowbrick, we believe…

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Is family therapy part of the treatment program at Yellowbrick?

Is family therapy part of the treatment program at Yellowbrick?

Family therapy is an integral part of nearly everyone’s treatment at Yellowbrick. It is also individualized as to frequency and focus,…

Is family therapy part of the treatment program at Yellowbrick?

Family therapy is an integral part of nearly everyone’s treatment at Yellowbrick. It is also individualized as to frequency and focus,…

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How does Yellowbrick support families during treatment?

How does Yellowbrick support families during treatment?

We view parents as integral partners in treatment, and we have a variety of ways, formal and informal, to support…

How does Yellowbrick support families during treatment?

We view parents as integral partners in treatment, and we have a variety of ways, formal and informal, to support…

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To what extent do you involve parents in the treatment of their emerging adults?

To what extent do you involve parents in the treatment of their emerging adults?

Family involvement begins within the Assessment process. A Family Liaison is available for timely discussions with families about inter-current events…

To what extent do you involve parents in the treatment of their emerging adults?

Family involvement begins within the Assessment process. A Family Liaison is available for timely discussions with families about inter-current events…

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What are some strengths of the emerging adult stage that you look to enhance in your treatment?

What are some strengths of the emerging adult stage that you look to enhance in your treatment?

They have a lot of energy! A lot of the people we see have a lot of energy and ability,…

What are some strengths of the emerging adult stage that you look to enhance in your treatment?

They have a lot of energy! A lot of the people we see have a lot of energy and ability,…

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What happens once my family member leaves The Residence?

What happens once my family member leaves The Residence?

The emerging adult begins to work with the Career Specialist upon admission to Yellowbrick Residence. Individualized plans revolve around the…

What happens once my family member leaves The Residence?

The emerging adult begins to work with the Career Specialist upon admission to Yellowbrick Residence. Individualized plans revolve around the…

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Can my family member continue going to school and/or work?

Can my family member continue going to school and/or work?

Yes. The intent is for Yellowbrick to function as a normative community setting where residents aged 18 or older are…

Can my family member continue going to school and/or work?

Yes. The intent is for Yellowbrick to function as a normative community setting where residents aged 18 or older are…

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How do we connect with the outside community?

How do we connect with the outside community?

Yellowbrick offers emerging adults the ability to be active simultaneously in their treatment and their lives in the Evanston community….

How do we connect with the outside community?

Yellowbrick offers emerging adults the ability to be active simultaneously in their treatment and their lives in the Evanston community….

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What about help for education or work?

What about help for education or work?

A comprehensive career services program is also available including: motivational assessment job readiness interviewing preparation resume preparation volunteer work or…

What about help for education or work?

A comprehensive career services program is also available including: motivational assessment job readiness interviewing preparation resume preparation volunteer work or…

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How long does treatment last at Yellowbrick?

How long does treatment last at Yellowbrick?

There is no minimum or maximum length of stay at Yellowbrick. Most of the individuals coming for treatment at Yellowbrick…

How long does treatment last at Yellowbrick?

There is no minimum or maximum length of stay at Yellowbrick. Most of the individuals coming for treatment at Yellowbrick…

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What services are available at the Consultation & Treatment Center?

What services are available at the Consultation & Treatment Center?

Yellowbrick’s treatment services are delivered and directed by a full-time, senior, and expert professional staff with decades of experience working…

What services are available at the Consultation & Treatment Center?

Yellowbrick’s treatment services are delivered and directed by a full-time, senior, and expert professional staff with decades of experience working…

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What treatment resources does The Residence offer?

What treatment resources does The Residence offer?

Residents will be challenged with all of the actual tasks of independent and communal living (with a roommate), but will…

What treatment resources does The Residence offer?

Residents will be challenged with all of the actual tasks of independent and communal living (with a roommate), but will…

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What are the requirements of participation in the residential programs?

What are the requirements of participation in the residential programs?

Prospective residents and their families must demonstrate the willingness and capacity for treatment along with a personal pay financial commitment….

What are the requirements of participation in the residential programs?

Prospective residents and their families must demonstrate the willingness and capacity for treatment along with a personal pay financial commitment….

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Who is NOT a candidate for treatment at The Residence and Supported Apartment programs?

Who is NOT a candidate for treatment at The Residence and Supported Apartment programs?

Yellowbrick is not suitable for everyone. Those suffering from developmental disorders with reduced intelligence or severe limitations in relationships would…

Who is NOT a candidate for treatment at The Residence and Supported Apartment programs?

Yellowbrick is not suitable for everyone. Those suffering from developmental disorders with reduced intelligence or severe limitations in relationships would…

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Who are the individuals living at The Residence?

Who are the individuals living at The Residence?

Yellowbrick works with a diverse population of individuals. They are emerging adults whose emotional and behavioral difficulties impair daily functioning…

Who are the individuals living at The Residence?

Yellowbrick works with a diverse population of individuals. They are emerging adults whose emotional and behavioral difficulties impair daily functioning…

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What happens during the assessment process?

What happens during the assessment process?

Yellowbrick’s assessment and consultation process defines the core strengths and struggles integral to a realistic vision of an authentic life…

What happens during the assessment process?

Yellowbrick’s assessment and consultation process defines the core strengths and struggles integral to a realistic vision of an authentic life…

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How is the residential program different than entering a psychiatric hospital?

How is the residential program different than entering a psychiatric hospital?

The residents at Yellowbrick are provided with a naturalistic, real-time setting. They live with us and live out who they…

How is the residential program different than entering a psychiatric hospital?

The residents at Yellowbrick are provided with a naturalistic, real-time setting. They live with us and live out who they…

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Is Yellowbrick an acute care hospital?

Is Yellowbrick an acute care hospital?

No. Yellowbrick is not licensed as a hospital and is not an acute care setting. While residents may be struggling…

Is Yellowbrick an acute care hospital?

No. Yellowbrick is not licensed as a hospital and is not an acute care setting. While residents may be struggling…

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What are some of the distinct challenges of the emerging adult life stage that might lead to problems?

What are some of the distinct challenges of the emerging adult life stage that might lead to problems?

Separation and loss are powerful stressors throughout the life cycle. Individuals also have neurobiological differences and experiences which create vulnerabilities…

What are some of the distinct challenges of the emerging adult life stage that might lead to problems?

Separation and loss are powerful stressors throughout the life cycle. Individuals also have neurobiological differences and experiences which create vulnerabilities…

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What kinds of disorders are treated at Yellowbrick?

What kinds of disorders are treated at Yellowbrick?

Yellowbrick sees a broad spectrum of psychiatric and developmental difficulties. What every patient has in common is that they’re all…

What kinds of disorders are treated at Yellowbrick?

Yellowbrick sees a broad spectrum of psychiatric and developmental difficulties. What every patient has in common is that they’re all…

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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.

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    Real-Time Treatment for Emerging Adults and their Families

    Bipolar Disorder

    A mental health condition that’s characterized by intense shifts in mood including both manic and depressive episodes.

    Major Depressive Disorder

    People living with Major Depressive Disorder, or MDD, experience episodes of depression and sadness that are debilitating to daily life.

    Anxiety Disorders

    Those living with anxiety disorders experience high levels of anxiety and stress that interfere negatively with daily life.

    Thought Disorder

    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.

    Personality Disorders

    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.

    PTSD

    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.

    ADHD

    A mental health condition that is characterized by specific symptoms of forgetfulness and lack of concentration, which makes it challenging to complete necessary tasks.

    Eating Disorders

    Mental health conditions that interfere with a person’s eating habits, thought patterns, and behaviors in negative ways.

    OCD

    A mental health disorder diagnosable with the DSM-5 that is characterized by both obsessions and compulsive behaviors.