Young Adult Group Homes in Meridian, ID

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Looking for Group Homes in Meridian, ID? At The Crossroads is a premier Transitional Living Program for young adults who are struggling to live independently. At The Crossroads (ATC) "launches" young adult men and women toward a successful adult life by equipping them with the firm foundation needed to make important life decisions that are both proactive and powerful.

ATC's home is found in St. George Utah, neighboring the gorgeous world-famous National and State Parks of Southern Utah. Presently, we are admitting and serving young adults from all over the nation, including those from the Meridian, ID area.

ATC advises against local Group Homes found in Meridian, ID for your struggling young adult. Living far from home "pushes" a struggling young adult to put "unsupportive" peers behind them, thus making a pivotal fresh start for success and independence more likely. We know that the crucial step of moving away and developing new relationships, free of undesirable perceptions, will "open the door" to growth and restoration.

Many parents may not know that over the past several years, there seems to be an "epidemic" among this "millennial" generation of an incapacity to make the "natural transition" into successful adult life. Although adult life beckons, it seems mysteriously out of grasp. Authorities are calling these young adults "avoiders," because of their apparent "avoidant" behavior; and the dilemma is both pervasive and escalating.

In many cases, this pervasive "failure to launch" can be attributed to an undiagnosed mental illness, and/or a substance use dependency that, for an untreated young adult, has developed into an unmanageable habit.

ATC's comprehensive, thorough transitional living program administers a robust and life-changing curriculum that addresses both mental illness and substance use problems for the troubled young adult. Call At The Crossroads today at (866) 439-0354 for help today.

Residential Group Homes

What are group homes? Traditional Group Home is a privately owned "habitation" designed for people of all ages (typically 8-16 individuals) who are either diagnosed with chronic disabilities or cannot live with their families. In the past, the term "group home" was used in reference to "shelters" that housed tenants possessing some handicap such as autism, a chronic psychiatric disorder, an intellectual disability, a physical disability, or even multiple disabilities.

We see the term "group home" being used today as a "loose" and more general term referring to "treatment programs" and "therapeutic facilities." While these more traditional shelters do exist for young adults with disabilities, it's reasonable to believe that this is not the intent of most parents searching the internet.

Specifically, At The Crossroads is a "transitional independent living" facility, created for "struggling" young adults ages 18 to 25, needing a safe, supportive, learning environment that assists with the "transition" to adulthood. Our "transitional living" environment is meant for young adult undergoing "failure to launch." Whether it be the result of undiagnosed mental illness or a drug abuse (prescription/otc) habit, we recognize that counseling, life skills training, and help with accessing community resources will lead these young adults on a triumphant path.

Treatment for Young Adults from Meridian, ID

Mental health conditions are relatively prevalent among young adults today when you consider that 20% live with a mental health issue. While half of these sufferers develop the condition by age 14, three-quarters of them are diagnosed by age 24.

For many sufferers of mental health problems, encountering the first signs can be both alarming and confusing. It's important to know that encouraging the sufferer to discuss "what they are going through" is an essential first step to acquiring help. Talking about their experiences and issues will also build strength, awareness, and confidence.

Young adults diagnosed with mental illness typically exhibit timely "symptom relief" when actively engaging in the treatment plans offered here at ATC. While many support the "group home" setting as a solution, we know our "transitional living" program is likely the most beneficial solution for young adults. Our encountered therapists and counselors provide our students with the crucial life skills needed for independence and for navigating through the adversities of adult life.

Young adults who are experiencing a chemical dependency will require therapy therapy and activities, based upon both their "development" needs and their "gender" requirements. Experts now know that the adolescent/young adult brain is not yet fully developed, but continues its development until the approximate age of twenty-five. Therefore, our young adult students receive extended monitoring and supervision during their daily living activities here.

Gap Year Programs for Meridian, ID Young Adults

At The Crossroads - Young adult female enrolled in college and working toward her degreeOur students who receive treatment, focused on "developmental" needs, results in improved engagement and more success in their process of restoration. Learning to "identify" and then "achieve" personal goals gives any young adult a great sense of accomplishment. Advancing in schoolwork, whether finishing high school or attending college, and learning valuable life skills, offers a "pathway" to educational excellence and a life of prosperity.

Our students progress through what we call our "Pathways" program, here At The Crossroads. The Pathways were designed to help our students with the experience of success and achievement on a more personal level. Both the "educational" and "career" progression are central components of our philosophy, enabling continued and long-term success.

Separated into four distinct areas, ATC's Pathways Program is: Independence, Healthy Living, Spiritual Awareness, and Strengthened Relationships. As our young adult students come to recognize the meaningful "life values" gained from each component, they inevitably "transition" toward a more profound level of maturity and a greater sense of independence.

Call At The Crossroads today to begin the process of enrollment for the future of your son or daughter. We are more than just a "Group Home." Through our educational, spiritual, emotional treatment programs, we are confident that we can facilitate a life-changing impact with your young adult. Our vision for your child is to see him or her experience lasting success, long after they've left our program. Contact us at (866) 439-0354 to learn more about enrollment and fees.

National Resources for Parents and Young Adults

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) - Narcotics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a narcotics problem. NA is a global, community-based organization with a multi-lingual and multicultural membership. NA was founded in 1953, and our membership growth was minimal during our initial twenty years as an organization. For a new way of life, each addict around the globe has the chance to feel our message in their own language and culture to find their opportunity.

Psychology Today - Devoted exclusively to everybody's favorite subject: Ourselves. At Psychology Today, they have assembled renowned psychologists, psychiatrists, scholars, therapists and authors in the mental health field to share their findings and ideas on what makes us "tick."

Meridian, ID Area Mental Health Resources for Parents:

Narcotics Anonymous Southern Idaho Region - As a nonprofit alliance or fellowship of people for whom drugs had become a significant problem, NA Southern Idaho was created for recovering addicts who wish to meet and engage frequently in an effort to encourage sober living. NA Southern Idaho is a program of total abstinence from all drugs. The "desire to stop using" is the only one qualification for membership. NA Southern Idaho recommends keeping an open mind while giving yourself a break. The NA plan was deliberately formulated a set of simple beliefs and principles for "daily living" for the purpose of being easy to follow.

Important facts that parents should know..

Do you know someone who absolutely freaks out over an object or a situation, which interferes with life and is totally beyond voluntary control? It’s probably a phobia. Some common ones include a fear of spiders, rodents and snakes, which is totally understandable but excessive and unreasonable.

Now your grown son has crashed and is needing help. He has pretty much lost everything, has no money, and is desperate for the next fix or for detox, the only two ways to avoid the physical agony of withdrawal. You are the parents, you love your son. What do you do?

Independent Living Programs for Young Adults from Meridian, ID

We understand the common issues that teens and young adults are faced with every day. Here At The Crossroads, we will support and assist your child with their related problems in a healthy and productive way. An At The Crossroads advocate is standing by for your call. Reach us at (866) 439-0354.