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Office of Mental Health

Transition Age Youth

Resources for young people transitioning to adulthood, their families, and for service the providers that care for them.

Behavioral Health and Addiction Support
Being a teenager is a challenge for every young person. In meeting the needs of youth living with behavioral health diagnoses or a substance use disorder, appropriate services and supports are critical to recovery.

Education and Employment Sites
For young people wishing to pursue an education and/or work. Information on preparing for college life, how to find and keep employment, and managing the transition with a disability.

Health, Wellness, and Relationships
People transitioning to adulthood must learn how to be proactive about their health care and wellness.

Life Skills, Independent Living, and Housing Resources
Life skills and independent living resources are necessary for an individual to become an independent adult. Stable housing provides a foundation to pursue life goals. Financial literacy resources and applications for important documents are included.

Parenting Resources
Offers helpful tips for parents of babies and young children as well as supportive resources when parenting with a mental illness.

Provider Support and Resources
Information for service providers of young people transitioning to adulthood as well as resources for this developmental stage.

Youth Culture and LGBTQ Youth Resources
Transition from childhood to adulthood in the context of our larger culture. Resources for LGBTQ youth that respect and affirm their whole experience of self and can help them navigate some of the challenges posed by social stigma and other factors.