Embark at San Martin
A Premier Residential Mental Health Facility in San Martin, California
Embark at San Martin is a residential mental health facility in California that offers a serene and private environment perfect for preteens and teens struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues. Our short-term residential program's 10 beautiful acres in the golden state provide a peaceful, healing setting for your son, daughter, and family to reflect and grow. This country-home feel location features a pool, yoga, strength training, and more.
For teen girls and boys experiencing and struggling with school refusal, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, suicidal ideation, and other mental health issues below, the earlier they are diagnosed, the more effective treatment can be. Identifying those behaviors and symptoms early on and implementing a course of care and specialized treatment can prevent further and more severe problems from developing as teens grow into adults.
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Short-Term Residential Treatment Across the Country
Embark at San Martin offers coed short-term residential care and support for preteen and teen girls and boys ages 12-17 who may be struggling with mental health issues. We provide a healing, nurturing, and safe environment to help families and their sons and daughters overcome behavioral health issues that may be affecting their everyday life. Our residential mental health facility is proud to offer customized treatment from experienced clinicians who use evidence-based methods to heal students and families from all over the country.
Short-term treatment at Embark at San Martin typically lasts between one and three months. Preteens and teens best suited for short-term treatment often come to our residential mental health facility from another treatment program or an unsuccessful living environment seeking 24-hour care. In our trusted, homelike environment, we provide an empathetic and supportive therapeutic structure that helps preteens and teens manage their daily life tasks and make healthy lifestyle changes.
If you're looking for a short-term residential program for only preteen and teen boys, visit Embark at The Forge.
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Two Short-Term Residential Treatment Homes in San Martin
The two beautiful homes at our residential treatment center in California offer a variety of amenities for your teen and young adult while they go through mental health treatment. We feature luxurious pools for therapeutic activities and swimming, as well as gazebos and outdoor lounge areas for those who want to soak up some sun. Our homes provide spacious shared and single bedrooms where your child can create strong bonds with others overcoming mental health challenges.
Adolescents staying at our short-term residential program can enjoy a selection of healthy menu items like oats with fresh fruit, taco bars, or prosciutto-wrapped chicken breast in our vibrant dining areas. We provide comfortable individual and group therapy offices for those working their way through issues like anxiety, depression, and eating disorders. Both of our homes feature beautiful outdoor areas where adolescents can practice yoga and other therapeutic exercises that will help them heal. In the evenings, teens and young adults can share poetry and participate in group support by the fireplace before winding down for the night.
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment at Embark at San Martin
Embark at San Martin believes that substance abuse and substance addiction co-occur alongside many mental health issues. For troubled preteens and teens struggling with substance abuse issues, Embark at San Martin offers substance abuse counseling through recovery programs that provide simultaneous education and recovery for addictions that develop alongside mental illnesses. At Embark at San Martin, our treatment options include self-management and recovery training (SMART), substance abuse recovery, substance abuse counseling, recovery groups, and substance abuse education. These treatment options help pre-teens and teens understand how to navigate their way through difficult drug and alcohol issues while overcoming difficult mental health issues.
Embark at San Martin FAQ
In short-term residential treatment at Embark at San Martin, pre teens and teens will live at our beautiful residential treatment center in California and participate in a schedule of activities centered around treating mental health conditions and healing. The benefit of short-term care at Embark at San Martin is that it is more affordable than long-term care, the shorter care we provide makes it easier for adolescents to jump back into life at home, and it is frequently reimbursed by insurance.
The main differences between short-term care at Embark at San Martin and inpatient treatment are the treatment environments and lengths of care. Embark at San Martin’s beautiful location in the hills of California provides teens and young adults with a home-like environment and a schedule that mirrors home life, but has more therapy mixed in throughout the day. Inpatient treatment usually takes place in a hospital environment. Embark at San Martin also provides a longer treatment time in comparison to inpatient treatment, which can last around 30 days on average.
The length of treatment differs for each pre-teen and teen, but on average short-term residential treatment can last anywhere from 30 to 90 days.
People from all over the United States come to Embark at San Martin due to the intensive 24-hour care it can provide for a wide range of mental health and substance abuse issues. For pre-teens and teens who have educational needs, safety issues, lack of support at home, need intensive treatment after inpatient care or needed a more in-depth treatment option after outpatient treatment, treatment at Embark at San Martin can be a good option.
Embark at San Martin’s treatments are necessary when your teen or young adult’s mental health needs are too great for outpatient care, or when they are stepping down in treatment intensity, for example from an inpatient hospitalization program. Short-term residential treatment can also be a good option if someone feels unsafe at home, or for those who are trying to break out of a negative daily routine.
Therapeutic Activities at Embark at San Martin
In addition to traditional therapy methods, our residential mental health facility’s beautiful California location will allow your preteen and teen to participate in therapeutic and experiential activities like state park outdoor activities and horseback riding. We implement these activities for your child to not only get a break from the house but also learn how to apply the skills learned on campus in real-world environments, while also learning healthy and appropriate ways to find enjoyment in life.
All the activities that we do fall within one of the five domains of functioning, which include social functioning, emotional functioning, intellectual functioning, physical functioning, and spiritual functioning. We also love to hear suggestions of ideas from each of our students and take their interests into account when scheduling the monthly activities. Here are some examples of activities that we do that fall under each category:
White water rafting
State park outdoor activities
Aerial park/ropes course
Conditions We Treat at Embark at San Martin
Interventions and Therapies Offered at Embark at San Martin
Our services are highly recognized. Specialized services and areas of focus include:
• Recovery groups
• Substance abuse education
• Substance abuse counseling
A Day at Embark at San Martin
Embark at San Martin offers a structured, supportive learning environment designed to promote healing, self-care, and emotional wellness. The schedule includes activities of daily living, group therapy, exercise, and meals. This approach, in combination with individual and family therapy, is designed to build confidence, strengthen relationships, and improve social-emotional functioning.