Young Adult Activities

We are deeply committed to the idea that maintaining a balanced lifestyle is fundamental to mental health and recovery. This means getting regular exercise for your physical health and to help manage stress, taking part in community events to feel connected and supported, and pursuing personal interests and hobbies for self-discovery and expression. By integrating…

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Rediscovering Joy: Empowering Young Women at Uinta Academy

Uinta Academy Young Adult Home Exterior Photo

Rediscovering Joy: Empowering Young Women at Uinta Academy Our mission has always been clear: to create an environment where healing, growth, and empowerment flourish. We believe in more than just academic and clinical success; we’re committed to helping our students rediscover joy in their lives. During our recent family seminar, Executive Director Daryn Reiner spoke…

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Young Adult Home

At Uinta Academy, our young adult program is not a step-down or transition program, but a sophisticated residential treatment program for young adults. We recognize that though we have a strong and comprehensive young adult program—which recently expanded to 14 beds— we historically have not shared much about it! Apart from our adolescent programming, Uinta…

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Understanding Horsenality: A Unique Approach in Equine Therapy

Understanding Horsenality: A Unique Approach in Equine Therapy

In equine therapy, one fascinating concept vital in achieving successful outcomes is “horsenality.” This innovative approach focuses on understanding and harnessing the unique personalities of horses to create transformative experiences for children and young adults undergoing equine-facilitated therapeutic sessions. By recognizing each horse’s diverse traits and behaviors, therapists at Uinta can skillfully pair them with…

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5 Ways to Communicate Respectfully Through Hard Times

5 Ways to Communicate Respectfully Through Hard Times

During hardship, effective communication becomes even more crucial in maintaining healthy relationships and fostering mutual understanding. Respectful communication is the key to navigating challenging situations, whether within a family or friendship circle or in a therapeutic setting like Uinta Academy. We can build stronger connections and support one another through the most challenging times by…

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Attachment Disorders: What They Are and How They Affect Relationships

Attachment disorders significantly impact emotional and relational patterns, particularly during the teenage years. By understanding these complex conditions, we can better support our teens in developing healthy relationships. Understanding Attachment Disorders: Attachment disorders emerge in early childhood due to disrupted or inconsistent caregiving experiences. These experiences hinder the development of secure attachments, leading to difficulties…

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