Outcomes of Adventure Therapy at Momentum: Empowering Young AdultsJuly 25, 2023
At Trails Momentum, adventure therapy’s impact on young adults’ lives is evident through the remarkable results achieved by our graduates. Our unique approach, combining adventure programming with clinical services, family involvement, college coursework, and social skill development, has proven to be highly effective in helping struggling young adults navigate the challenges of adulthood. The 2022 graduation survey results speak volumes about the positive change experienced by our students and their families, setting Momentum apart from national averages in similar metrics.
Optimism for the Future:
One of the key takeaways from the graduation survey was the overwhelming sense of optimism reported by our students. An impressive 90% expressed optimism about their future, starkly contrasting the national average of 33%. This remarkable increase in positivity demonstrates the efficacy of our adventure therapy in instilling a renewed sense of hope and confidence in our young adults.
Improved Relationships with Parents:
Building healthy and supportive relationships is crucial for young adults as they transition into adulthood. At Momentum, we recognize the importance of family involvement in the healing process. The survey revealed that 86% of our students reported having improved relationships with their parents, surpassing the national average of 67%. This statistic showcases our program’s positive impact on family dynamics, fostering understanding, communication, and growth within the family unit.
Promoting Healthy Sleep Habits:
Quality sleep is fundamental to overall well-being and mental health. Our adventure therapy model emphasizes the importance of healthy sleep schedules, and the survey results reflect the success of this approach. An impressive 86% of our students reported having a good sleep schedule, compared to the national average of 66%. By prioritizing restful sleep, we empower young adults to restore their physical and mental health, enhancing their ability to face life’s challenges with resilience and clarity.
Mental health challenges, such as depression, can significantly hinder a young adult’s progress. At Momentum, we provide comprehensive support to address these issues, resulting in remarkable outcomes. An overwhelming 96% of our students reported not feeling depressed, surpassing the national average of 49%. This outstanding improvement underscores the effectiveness of our adventure therapy model in promoting emotional well-being and equipping young adults with essential coping mechanisms.
Adventure Therapy as a Catalyst for Change:
The outcomes of integrating adventure therapy alongside clinical treatment plans has proven to be a transformative combination for our students. By participating in challenge-by-choice adventure activities at Momentum, young adults become active participants, discovering their strengths and overcoming personal limitations. This self-discovery process not only contributes to the tracking of outcome data but also empowers students to recognize their progress and set goals for their future.
Demonstrating Outstanding Positive Change:
The graduation survey results testify to the exceptional outcomes achieved through adventure therapy at Momentum. These results reassure families, referring professionals, and colleagues that our program drives significant positive change. By blending adventure programming, clinical services, family involvement, college coursework, and social skill development, we create an environment where young adults can develop vital life skills, overcome challenges, and embark on a successful path toward adulthood.
Trails Momentum’s adventure therapy program continues to make a profound difference in the lives of young adults struggling to navigate the complexities of adulthood. The 2022 graduation survey results and outcomes demonstrate the significant impact of our program, with students reporting increased optimism, improved relationships, healthy sleep habits, and reduced feelings of depression. By providing a holistic approach that combines adventure therapy with comprehensive support, Momentum empowers young adults to reboot and rebuild their lives, fostering lasting positive change.