Group Homes for Young Adults Florida
Expanse Wilderness is one of the leading programs for struggling young adults from Florida, helping young adult men and women with transformation from alcohol abuse (dependency), drug abuse (prescription/otc), and problems related to mental health, such as family conflict, grief and loss or lack of motivation. Through a highly trained staff of experienced practitioners and accredited clinicians, our program helps our young adult participants to see their issues from an objective angle and to see that consequences do exist for their actions.
As one of the premier wilderness therapy programs for at-risk young adults, Expanse Wilderness may be located outside of Florida; however, our program is open to emerging adults ages 18 - 28, from across the country. Many of our adult wilderness clients who participated in our program state that the distance placed between them and home actually helped them to better disassociate from their problems 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 issues that prevented them from living independently in the community. However, the term is now more loosely used to refer to any residential treatment center that offers 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.
Providing Change Focused Therapy
Expanse Wilderness has taken this traditional model of providing restoration focused therapy and living arrangements to a more practical level. Placing emotionally challenged young adult men and women in a wilderness environment has a remarkable effect of simultaneously humbling them and allowing them to see the actual scope of their problems and boost their confidence. Being in the outdoors for this extended period of time serves to disable the defensive stance that many young adults from Florida adopt that prevents them from talking with and building relationships with the practitioners.
We have admissions counselors available to answer any and all questions regarding our program model, as well as to help intervening relatives of emerging adults in Florida through the application process. Call (800) 685-3059 today!
Mental Health Group Homes for Young Adults
When looking for the best inpatient rehabilitation center for young adult men and women from Florida, 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 adults who may be coping with drug abuse (prescription/otc), mental health related issues, or sexual promiscuity, for life after treatment.
Expanse Wilderness is co-ed therapeutic program, whose unique approach to wilderness therapy serves to produce consistent results among emerging adults from Florida, helping them to address their problems, create bonds with their program peers as well as their clinicians, 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 issues 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 struggling young adult men and women 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 adults 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 emerging adults and providing them with effective therapy and treatment to help them on the road to transformation. 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 at-risk young adult men and women from Florida can make the right choices for themselves, they just need to be shown how. The problems these young adults face, such as alcohol and drug abuse, addiction, depression, anxiety, and other problems relating to mental health can all be helped by providing a distraction-free environment that offers 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 emotionally challenged emerging adults in Florida. Without any avenues for escapist tendencies -such as video games, cell phones, or the internet; struggling young adult men and women 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. Emerging adults from Florida 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 participants begin to engage in therapies, reaching out to their practitioners and initiating discussions of what they're undergoing. This is paramount in treating substance abuse and issues relating to mental health, as it allows our adult wilderness clients to see their struggles from a broader angle and to learn better methods for coping with their problems. This enables them to move forward more confidently and more likely to follow through on the recovery process.
Admissions directors are available to discuss the benefits that wilderness therapy and our innovative program has for at-risk young adults from Florida. Call Expanse Wilderness at (800) 685-3059 to speak to someone today.