Youth Services: MST - Emerging Adults (MST-EA) Programs Youth Services Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Multisystemic Therapy (MST) Multisystemic Therapy for Emerging Adults (MST-EA) Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) Youth Residential Aggression Replacement Training (ART) Other Program Expertise Tailoring Services to Unique Populations Multisystemic Therapy for Emerging Adults (MST-EA) was designed for young people aged 17-26 at the highest risk for negative long-term outcomes – those with multiple co-occurring problems and extensive systems involvement. MST-EA is an adaptation of standard MST, an evidence-based treatment with decades of research supporting its effectiveness with juvenile justice populations. MST-EA has been tested with young adults who have justice involvement and co-occurring behavioral health disorders (including mood, anxiety, trauma, psychotic, and/or substance abuse disorders). These young adults present extraordinarily high rates of recidivism and are at elevated risk for expensive placements. Treatment Targets MST-EA has been used to: Reduce recidivism and Treat mental illness: Mood Disorders (including Bipolar Disorder) Anxiety Disorders (including PTSD and other trauma-related symptoms) Psychotic Disorders (including Schizophrenia) Treat substance use Target housing and independent living skills Target education and career goals Develop an effective social network (including family, friends, and partners) Reduce interpersonal conflict and maintain client and social network safety Information from MST Services website. Click to learn more about MST-EA.