Mental wellness encompasses social and emotional health. While young adults, oftentimes with the support of their family, seek mental health help, they benefit from social opportunities throughout the therapeutic process. Programs that include group therapy and/or additional outlets for social interactions, support young adults in practicing the social and emotional skills it takes to enhance mental wellness.
Benefits of groups
As young adults take part in mental health programming, for concerns like addiction, eating disorders, or psychiatric illness, group therapy serves as a professionally guided environment that ultimately supports mental wellness. Psycho-educational groups and group psychotherapy provides planned social opportunities for young adults as they confront issues related to mental health with the support of peers and therapists. Group therapy empowers young adults to:
In addition, an optimal therapeutic plan for young adults includes plenty of opportunities for socializing with others outside of a group therapy setting.
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.