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  • Emerging Adults

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    Are you feeling a bit wobbly transitioning from adolescence to young adult? We are here to help.

    Emerging adulthood is a more self-focused time of identity exploration, with the young person poised on the cusp of opportunity, attempting to actively create the future ahead while also feeling the inherent instability of the fledging process of as well. Navigating the demands of life before and after college, finding an alternative path to college, and transitioning to a new career and new relationships is challenging. It can feel overwhelming. You do not have to do this alone. We offer a variety of solutions that assist in the following ways:

    • Exploring identity development in a safe and confidential setting
    • Learning to negotiate conflicts with peers and adults
    • Increasing self-regulation
    • Exploring role transitions within the family l Becoming more independent from family
    • Creating more intimate friendships and relationships with peers
    • Consolidating identity and self-regulation
    • Developing greater organization and time management skills
    • Making healthier lifestyle choices
    • Learning to be assertive
    • Establishing oneself as a capable and valued person within society

    Did you know? Emerging adults are particularly at-risk for mental health issues. In a given year, over 40% of U.S. 18 to 29 year-olds meet the criteria for a psychiatric disorder, a higher rate than for any other adult age group. The most common disorders are anxiety (22.3%), substance use (22.0%), and mood disorder (22.0%).

    To read more about emerging adulthood visit: https://www.apa.org/monitor/jun06/emerging

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