Gap Year Programs For New Mexico Young Adults

How do gap year programs help New Mexico young adults?

Gap year programs for young adults from New Mexico to discover more about themselves: their mission, their passions, what drives them in life. Many young adults feel like they still have no direction after graduating from high school or college. Many New Mexico young adults who feel unprepared for this transitional period decide to look for alternative options that will help them gain clarity.

What are the pros and cons of gap year programs?

Gap year programs appeal to young adults based on the fun activities it offers, reduced responsibility and the opportunity to postpone making significant life decisions. The positive things about gap year programs are also the faults: lack of academic credit or work experience while in a gap year program. If you don’t take advantage of what a gap year program can offer in helping you make more intentional decisions, you may find you are still stuck without a plan for the future.





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finding help at Journey Home Young Adult

At Journey Home Young Adult, we help teens between the ages of 18-23 build independent living skills after they have completed a residential treatment center or wilderness therapy program. Throughout the program, we support teens as they work towards self-set goals revolving around areas such as improving academic skills, career development and relationship skills. Our clients are seeking a nurturing environment in which they can build and grow independent living skills that will help them launch into a successful adulthood.

Clients at Journey Home Young Adult are teens who have started their journey towards gaining self efficacy, emotional development, and self confidence. The teens we help are hoping to build and make positive strides in their emotional, mental, and physical health.

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Are there gap year program alternatives? 

There are many alternatives to gap year programs, and the most important thing is about finding the right one for you. One option for teens from New Mexico is Journey Home Young Adult, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Just like in a traditional gap year program, our students come from all over the United States, including New Mexico. Young people ages 18-23 who have successfully completed a residential treatment program find that Journey Home Young Adult’s supportive environment allows them to be more independent and challenges them in all the right ways. Call (801) 444-0794 to learn more about our program.

Why choose Journey Home Young Adult for a therapeutic gap year program?

Traditional gap year programs offer young adults from New Mexico and around the world the chance to step away from their day-to-day lives and experience something new and different. Typically, these experiences are related to an interest – professional, educational, or personal – that they have.

At a basic level, Journey Home Young Adult is similar to gap year programs in this regard: the teens at Journey Home Young Adult are transitioning to a new place to spread their wings. One difference is the experiences that our teens have had prior to coming to Journey Home Young Adult. Journey Home Young Adult helps teens ages 18-23 that have made significant progress with emotional, behavioral, or mental health issues. All our students have had successful experiences at previous treatment program before coming here.

Journey Home Young Adult offers an independent yet supportive environment for teens from New Mexico transitioning into adulthood. Our beautiful home is the perfect location for this part of our young women’s journeys in Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake is home to multiple colleges and universities that our students can enroll in while living here. And there is no shortage on professional and vocational opportunities: Salt Lake City is consistently named as one of the best cities for teens to live and work. Call (801) 444-0794 to learn more about how we can help you on your journey!

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