Jessenia De Leon, BS, graduated from California State University Long Beach with a BS in criminology, criminal justice, and emergency management. She is currently attending the University of Southern California and pursuing a dual-degree program (master’s/PhD) in social work. Her general interests include adolescent development, juvenile justice, and mindfulness interventions.
As a clinician, working with young adults (ages eighteen to twenty-nine) can pose many challenges. Overall, young adults exhibit the highest rates of cannabis use (19 percent), alcohol use (59.6 percent), binge drinking (37.9 percent), ...
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