The adolescent and young adult years are filled with increasing responsibilities — and stresses. New life demands and prolonged stress can sometimes develop into mental health issues. In fact, more than three-quarters of all mental health issues develop before age 24.

If you or someone you know is struggling with any of the following issues, know that help is just a phone call away. Gerard Community Mental Health Services are affordable and easily accessible.

Young adults often struggle with a combination of these and other mental health issues:
  • Stress about grades and college demands
  • Trouble juggling school and work
  • Loneliness when leaving home for college
  • Difficulties with self-image and self-worth
  • Issues with romantic relationships
  • Questions about sexuality and sexual identity
  • Issues involving alcohol and drug abuse
  • Family relationship changes/issues
  • Sudden changes in mood or behavior
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Eating disorders
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