Group Homes for Young Adults

Many parents who are struggling to help their child "in crisis," will look to group homes as a solution. While Group Homes are at times successful for some young adults, Wingate can provide a healthier and more direct alternative, with our therapeutic wilderness program.

Wingate Wilderness Therapy strives to provide a "new home" for your young adult that will empower them to reach forward and become their very best. Our unique approach gives them the courage and confidence they need to forge ahead and develop a mature perspective and thoughtful discipline. This wilderness atmosphere allows our students to gain insight, more quickly, into their previous, unhealthy behavior, thus enabling them to execute adequate changes.

Our philosophy, here at Wingate, is that during the process of treating young adults, we build an environment of responsiveness while at the same time subduing the opposition they may have toward change and to authority. At Wingate, we believe in "collaboration" rather than "confrontation." We have positive regard for each and every student, and our therapists strive carefully and vigorously to gain insights into each young adult student.

Please feel free to contact Wingate's admissions department for more information regarding enrollment and availability at (800) 560-1599.

Quality Group Homes for Young Adults

Our therapists prepare each student with independent living skills so that when they leave our program, your child will be equipped for achieving real success. Wingate's therapeutic program inspires each young adult with an elevated self-esteem. Thus empowering them to realize their full potential and what they can contribute, as adults, to society.

Through our nurturing yet challenging environment, our therapists help each student with overcoming the issues that have been, in the past, preventing them from moving forward in the world.

Wilderness Therapy Programs for Young Adults

Wingate has the ideal wilderness program, as an alternative to a group home, available for your at-risk child. Because of WinGate Wilderness Therapy - Young adults liking therapeutic healing of wilderness program our healing wilderness environment, your child will experience freedom from the typical disturbances and agitations that are commonly experienced in a group home setting.

With our skilled and experienced staff, your troubled young adult child can undergo changes that will evoke powerful ideas. If your son or daughter is struggling because of addiction, mental health issues, or low self-esteem, then we urge you to call into our program to see if Wingate Wilderness Therapy is the right choice for you.

Our program will help by providing a caring, stable environment for your child. Call (800) 560-1599 today.

WinGate Wilderness Therapy is one of the leading Group Home programs for troubled young adults, helping young adults with recovery from substance abuse, addiction, and issues related to mental health, such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and conduct disorder.

Through a highly trained staff of licensed counselors and medical staff, our program helps young adults to see their problems from an objective angle and to see that consequences do exist for their actions.
As one of the leading treatment programs for struggling young adults, WinGate may be located outside of your State our program is open to young adults (up to age 26) from across the country. Many of the young adults who have participated in our program state that the distance placed between them and home actually helped them to better disassociate from their issues 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 to refer to any treatment center that provides living accommodations.

WinGate Wilderness Therapy has taken this traditional model of providing recovery focused therapy and living arrangements to a more practical level. Placing troubled young adults in a wilderness environment has a remarkable effect of simultaneously humbling them and allowing them to see the actual scope of their issues and boost their confidence. Being in the outdoors for this extended period of time serves to disable the defensive stance that many young adults adopts that prevents them from talking with and building relationships with the therapeutic staff.

We have consultants available to answer any and all questions regarding our program model, as well as to help parents of young adults through the application process. Call (800) 560-1599 today!

Mental Health Group Homes for Young Adults

When looking for the best therapeutic treatment center for young adults, 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 young adults who may be struggling with substance abuse, mental health-related issues, or academic failure, for life after treatment.

WinGate Wilderness Therapy is co-ed therapeutic program, whose unique approach to wilderness therapy serves to produce consistent results in young adults , helping them to address their problems, create bonds with their program peers as well as their counselors, and learn essential skills for breaking the negative thought and behavior patterns that prevent them from moving forward in life successfully.

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 troubled young adults 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.

WinGate is a proud member of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs, a voluntary organization of therapeutic schools and programs committed to serving young adults and providing them with effective therapy and treatment to help them on the road to recovery. This dedication permeates our program model and is the foundation for our philosophy.

Adventure Therapy Programs

The cornerstone of WinGate Wilderness Therapy Program is the belief that struggling young adults 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, defiant disorder, academic failure, and other issues relating to mental WinGate Wilderness Therapy - Youths enjoying therapeutic healing of outdoors at wilderness program health can all be helped by providing a distraction-free environment that gives them to 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 troubled young adults. Without any avenues for escapist tendencies - such as video games, cell phones, or the internet; struggling young adults 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. Young adults will participate in a variety of therapies based upon their unique needs and struggles.

One of the most significant benefits of wilderness therapy is how quickly young adults begin to engage in therapies, reaching out to their counselors and initiating discussions of what they're experiencing. This is paramount in treating substance abuse and issues relating to mental health, as it allows young adults to see their struggles from a broader angle and to learn better methods for coping with their issues. This enables them to move forward more confidently and more likely to follow through on the recovery process.

Consultants are available to discuss the benefits that wilderness therapy and our innovative program has for troubled young adults . Call WinGate Wilderness Therapy at (800) 560-1599 to speak to someone today.