Help for teens and young adults with anxiety issues – bipolar disorder – schizophrenia – learning challenges – addictions – depression.
According to the Mental Health Commission, in any given year, one in five people experience a mental health problem or illness. These mental health problems or illnesses include depression in teens and depression in young adults, teen anxiety and anxiety in young adults and lastly, addiction (such as video game addiction and pot addiction). Only one in four young adults who experience a mental health problem or illness report that they have sought and received services and treatment.
The Big Question(s) for Parents
The world today is label-happy. Go see a specialist with a troubled child and end up with a fixed diagnosis that may or may not be helpful. It can be the start of true healing or it can become a self-fulfilling label that limits the child’s beliefs and capabilities by thinking that this is all that they are. How do we help our children when they are suffering from what seems to be a mental health problem without stigmatizing them, getting them the help they need and the support they deserve?
There is Too Much Misinformation Out There
The biggest danger is false or partial information. There are a lot of misconceptions and stigmas about mental health issues. They include but are not limited to:
Working With a Master Level Mentor Specializing in Helping Young Adults With Mental Health Issues
Ken Rabow – is a GrandMaster Level Mentor and creator of World Wide Youth Mentoring Inc., with a long track record of helping young people deal with all sorts of challenges. From schizophrenia, ADHD, anxiety issues, learning challenged to highly talented under-motivated young adults, Ken has helped many young people find their personal power.
The Big Answer for Parents
The big answer is that there are no big answers. We have to look at each individual client as their own person, free of the labels that some professionals would like to box them into. By looking at the total individual, we can come to an out-of-the-box way of seeing them and choosing the proper methods of creating a good mental health strategy. Starting them on a road towards their own successful lives, aware of but not limited by their conditions. With our life empowerment coaching added, you will also have ongoing support on this journey.
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