Group Homes for Young Adults California
Expanse Wilderness is one of the top programs for emotionally challenged young adults from California, helping emerging adults with remediation from drug addiction (dependency), alcohol abuse (dependency), and challenges related to mental health, such as gender issues, learning differences or failure to launch. Through a highly trained staff of professional mental health counselors and expert field therapists, our program helps our young adult clients to see their dilemmas from an objective angle and to see that consequences do exist for their actions.
As one of the premier wilderness treatment programs for troubled young adult men or women, Expanse Wilderness may be located outside of California; however, our program is open to young adults ages 18-28, from across the country. Many of our adult wilderness students who participated in our program state that the distance placed between them and home actually helped them to better disassociate from their challenges and move forward unburdened and focused on their future.
Historically, group homes for young adults had referred to residential facilities for individuals with learning disabilities, cognitive disorders, and severe mental health dilemmas that prevented them from living independently in the community. However, the term is now more loosely used to refer to any long-term residential rehab center that provides living accommodations.
Expanse Wilderness, through their parent company WinGate Wilderness Therapy, also helps adolescents, ages 13-17. For more information, please visit the WinGate Wilderness Therapy program for youth website, or call them at (800) 560-1599.
Offering Recovery Focused Therapy
Expanse Wilderness has taken this traditional model of offering change focused therapy and living arrangements to a more practical level. Placing struggling emerging adults in a wilderness environment has a remarkable effect of simultaneously humbling them and allowing them to see the actual scope of their challenges and boost their confidence. Being in the outdoors for this extended period of time serves to disable the defensive stance that many young adult men or women from California adopt that prevents them from talking with and building relationships with the mental health counselors.
We have family consultants available to answer any and all questions regarding our program model, as well as to help families of young adults in California through the application process. Call (800) 685-3059 today!
Mental Health Group Homes for Young Adults
When looking for the best rehab treatment center for emerging adults from California, one of the simplest choices to make is choosing between a gender specific program and a co-ed therapeutic program. There are benefits to both program models, however, the real life scenarios that are encountered within a co-ed group home serve to better prepare young adult men or women who may be suffering from alcohol abuse (dependency), mental health related dilemmas, or personality disorders, for life after treatment.
Expanse Wilderness is co-ed therapeutic program, whose unique approach to wilderness therapy serves to produce consistent results among young adults from California, helping them to address their challenges, create bonds with their program peers as well as their field therapists, and learn essential skills for breaking the negative thought and behavior patterns that prevent them from moving forward in life successfully.
To Better Ensure Lasting Change
This co-ed environment is far from distracting, as opponents argue, as the shared struggle with personal dilemmas serves to create an atmosphere between peers that is familiar - without any romantic undertones. As part of the treatment received, new communications skills learned are strengthened as emotionally challenged emerging adults have the opportunity to engage these new skills immediately, with members of both sexes who often different styles of communication. This helps to better ensure lasting change and better encourage young adult men or women to apply the skills they've learned in our therapeutic program once they're out in the real world.
Expanse Wilderness is a proud member of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs, a voluntary organization of therapeutic schools and programs dedicated to serving young adults and providing them with effective therapy and treatment to help them on the road to remediation. This dedication permeates our program model and is the foundation for our philosophy.
Adventure Therapy Programs
The cornerstone of the Expanse Wilderness program is the belief that troubled emerging adults from California can make the right choices for themselves, they just need to be shown how. The problems these young adult men or women face, such as alcohol and drug abuse, addiction, depression, anxiety, and other challenges relating to mental health can all be helped by offering a distraction-free environment that provides them the chance to reconnect with their true self and to see others (parents, siblings, teachers, etc.) as people rather than obstacles and pawns to manipulate to get what they want.
Wilderness therapy is a highly effective alternative to group homes for struggling young adults in California. Without any avenues for escapist tendencies -such as video games, cell phones, or the internet; emotionally challenged emerging adults commit themselves more fully to the treatment, engaging in activities and therapy sessions willingly and relating to their peers in a supportive and encouraging manner. Young adults from California will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of therapies based upon their unique needs and struggles.
The Most Significant Benefits Of Wilderness Therapy
One of the most significant benefits of wilderness therapy is how quickly our young adult clients begin to engage in therapies, reaching out to their mental health counselors and initiating discussions of what they're taking part in. This is paramount in treating substance abuse and dilemmas relating to mental health, as it allows our adult wilderness students to see their struggles from a broader angle and to learn better methods for coping with their challenges. This enables them to move forward more confidently and more likely to follow through on the recovery process.
Family consultants are available to discuss the benefits that wilderness therapy and our innovative program has for troubled young adult men or women from California. Call Expanse Wilderness at (800) 685-3059 to speak to someone today.