What Are Transitional Living Programs?
Transitional Living Programs are designed to offer ongoing support and a smoother shift from previous treatment programs back to reality. They aim to be a middle ground for individuals coming out of treatment that aren’t yet ready to completely submerge themselves back into daily life.
Who are transitional living programs designed for?
Transitional Living Programs are typically for individuals who have a history of or currently struggle with any of the following:
- failure to launch syndrome
- video game addiction
- academic underachievement
- social functioning problems
- attachment issues
01GIVES THEM THE TIME THEY NEED
Transitional Living Programs allow for a gradual transition at an individualized pace for re-entering society. Giving them the support and care needed to successfully become independent and healthy in the real world.
02ABILITY TO APPLY IN REAL LIFE
These programs provide an environment to practice healthy habits and skills learned in previous treatments. They’re given the chance to use what they’ve gained in treatment out in the real world, allowing for a smoother transition.
03SKILLS TO HELP THEM SUCCEED
Resources and stability are provided to individuals entering the next stages of their lives. Instead of just being thrown back into the world, they’re given a helping hand with resources attached if they need help with challenges. They learn important skills, like how to cook a meal for themselves, apply for jobs, or solve roommate issues.
04CREATING LASTING, HEALTHY FRIENDS
Through the provided emotional support and being a part of a “healing” community allows one to develop healthy social skills and learn to manage challenging situations and process things with others.
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