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Finding The Right Independent Living Program For Young Adults From Oregon

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 Oregon? 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 Oregon. 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 Oregon?

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 Oregon

At The Crossroads isn't just an independent living facility dedicated to helping troubled young adults from Oregon.  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 Oregon 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 Oregon resources visit:

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

Mental Health Resources for Parents in Oregon:

Addictions and Mental Health - At Addictions and Mental Health, their objective is to accommodate those living in Oregon with services regarding mental health and addiction treatment. They cater to both adults and children so that anyone who is need may live a productive lifestyle within their communities.

Oregon Family Support Network (OFSN) - Oregon Family Support Network is a mental health service with one objective: Promote wellness in families who are suffering from the afflictions of the psychological struggle of loved ones. Oregon Family Support Network accomplishes this by assisting families by working together, and educating them in psychological treatments. Moreover, OFSN provides mental health skill building services, allowing the growth of the family dynamic for those who are in need of their services. Oregon Family Support Network serves over 1,400 families and young people annually.

Important facts that parents should know..

Sex education may be taught in health class, but your teen might not hear or understand everything they need to know to make tough choices about sex. Awkward as it may be, sex education is a parent's responsibility. By reinforcing and supplementing what your teen learns in school, parents can prepare them for a lifetime of healthy sexuality.

Find ways to be with your teen daily, and longer times on weekends. Listen more than you talk. Over time, the connection with your teen will get better, even while she's spending lots of time with her friends and activities. Every teen needs at least one parental relationship that they can be confident in while they journey towards independence.

Failure To Launch Programs for Oregon Young Adults

We understand that one individual's condition cannot be applied to all of our clients. Because of this, At The Crossroads is committed to the guidance of each child's needs, and we do this with consideration and care. An At The Crossroads advocate is standing by for your call. Reach us at (866) 439-0354.

“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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