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Finding The Right Independent Living Program For Young Adults From Delaware

Have you been considering different forms of therapeutic help for your young adult child? Are you looking for a therapeutic solution for a son or daughter who is currently living in Delaware? Have you considered an independent living program? There is a phenomenal independent living program for young adults in St George, UT, known as At The Crossroads (ATC). ATC is highly recommended by Educational Consultants and therapists from Delaware. We encourage you to find out more.

At The Crossroads has helped hundreds and families of struggling young adults find solutions to the growing problem associated with young adults who are stuck, and unable or unwilling to transition into adulthood. According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness, there are 3 million young adults in America diagnosed with serious mental health issues and most of which are struggling to find a pathway into the adult world.

NAMI published an article titled, "On The Move: Helping Young Adults with Serious Mental Health needs Transition into Adulthood," stating, in part, "Youth and young adults who have been diagnosed with a Serious Emotional Disturbance or Serious Mental Illness (SED/SMI) such as major depressive or anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorder, schizophrenia, or conduct disorder face a number of risks and challenges as they struggle to become adults." (for more on this article, click here). The facts are that some young men and young women need professional help to complete the shift from adolescence to adulthood.

Young adults learning on the job skillsAt The Crossroads is a therapeutic transitional living facility with programs for struggling young adults. Our services are designed to teach life skills and encourage personal growth through a combination of education, restructuring, and therapeutic intervention. We provide an environment that fosters this type of growth by focusing on job training, academic assistance, and transitional living assistance. At The Crossroads provides behavioral and emotional counseling from psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, substance abuse specialists, and professional counselors (as needed). ATC professional staff reinforce self-discipline and help students to build self-respect while developing a positive self-image. All of these elements work together to transform a young adult into the person they want to be.

What is the best Independent Living Program in Delaware?

At The Crossroads is considered the best independent living program for young adults by many educational consultants certified by the IECA (Independent Educational Consultant Association).

Job Training and Academic Support For Young Adults From Delaware

At The Crossroads isn't just an independent living facility dedicated to helping troubled young adults from Delaware.  We're are known for providing the best job training and academic support for young adults in need of therapeutic intervention. We strongly believe that getting the right training and education to secure a job will push a young adult forward with their life. Successful independence is directly related to successful employment, and employment is predicated on training and education. Independence is always attached to a person's ability to provide for themselves, and getting the right support is the best way to make this happen.

Students finishing school and learning new career pathOur job training programs provide young men and women a new perspective and a new start toward a successful and fulfilling future. We provide a very effective approach by providing specialized job coaching. Effectual employment training and practical applications of workplace "best practices" will be key components to their success. Crossroads’ students attend school and go to work while living in a structured environment (including therapeutic support when needed).

Another important aspect of the treatment we provide is academic assistance.  Many of the young adults from Delaware who enroll with ATC are still in need of completing their education. However, before they can successfully pursue a degree or trade, most of our students need to develop study skills and change their approach (attitude) toward academics. We have been very successful in helping young people restore their academic hopes and dreams. In addition, we provide specialized assistance for those with learning disorders (like ADHD). For more information about our academic assistance programs click here.

All of the ATC elements work together to help the young adults transform into the person they want to be. For immediate assistance call At The Crossroads (866-439-0354) to speak with our Admissions Specialist. Start your child and your family on a path of restored hope - through life skills training with therapeutic transitional living. We can help! 

For more for parents from Delaware resources visit:

DOE’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
DisabilityMeasures.org
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
American Psychiatric Association

Some parental advice for understanding your young adult child..

Feeling good about yourself is healthy. But people should feel bad if they have hurt someone or have done something wrong. Do not be afraid to let your child feel guilty in certain situations, they need to feel bad sometimes. Guilt can be a healthy emotion. When kids have done something wrong, they need to feel bad, they need to feel guilty so that they won’t want to feel that way again.

Have respect for your son or daughter by assuming that they have a legitimate reason behind their views or behaviors. It may not be what YOU would consider a good reason, but it is a reason. If you want to understand him/her, you’ll need to give the basic respect of trying to see things from their point of view. Say whatever you need to say and then close your mouth and listen.

Independent Living Programs In Delaware

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.

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“Starting out in the program I had few responsibilities, but as I got a job and worked harder, I started paying my own bills. It became really gratifying to know I could budget my money, work hard at a job, and accomplish the things I have.” -Miles (Former Student).

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