Young Adults in Recovery: Meeting the Needs of the “Millennial Generation”
August 17, 2013
This Recovery Month web show focuses on the particular needs and preferences of young adults as they engage in treatment for mental and substance use disorders and follows their journey of recovery. Effective strategies for preventing young adults from initiating substance use, escalating their substance use, or developing mental disorders are also explored. Young adults have been raised in an era in which the Internet provides vast quantities of information with rapid access to this information facilitated by mobile technologies. Also, these lifestyle factors—which have strong implications for prevention strategies, treatment approaches, and recovery systems for this age group—are examined.