Residential Treatment for Young Adults During the Pandemic

There’s no question that coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed the world over the past six months. Nearly every industry has been impacted, with many families staying and/or working from home. With the pandemic changing the pace of many lives, mental health issues have come to the forefront of the news as people struggled with the effects…

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Signs of Mental Illness in Young Adults

Recent months have brought unprecedented isolation to young adults in America and an onslaught of mental illness and health concerns. How can you tell if a young adult is working through normal changes associated with coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantines or truly struggling with mental health? Take a closer look at the signs of mental illness in…

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Joy Sign

At Embark Behavioral Health, our programs focus on developing a sense of joy for children, adolescents and young adults. Take a closer look at the profound difference between joy and happiness, why it matters and how we cultivate lifelong joy at Embark programs across the country.  Differentiating between happiness and finding joy is an important…

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How Can Kindness Reduce Stress?

“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind, the second is to be kind and the third is to be kind.” ― Henry James The American novelist Henry James made this astute observation about the concept of kindness in the late 19th century. Research has shown, for many years, how…

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Girl swinging in the sunset

News of the recent coronavirus, or COVID-19, has brought with it feelings of anxiety, panic and stress, impacting the emotional, mental and physical health of many families across the United States. As a family of providers of mental health, we understand these feelings are normal in times of uncertainty, but it is important not to…

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