Anti social behaviour

Anti-social behavior refers to actions that disrupt or harm the well-being of individuals or communities. Therapy can benefit young adults to reconnect with themselves and their loved ones. Read more about anti social behaviour and treatment options down below.

Anti social behaviour


Unacceptable behaviour

Disrupt daily life


What is anti social behaviour?

Anti social behaviour includes a wide range of activities that are considered unacceptable and can cause harm or distress to others, such as vandalism, harassment, noise disturbance, drug use, and violent or aggressive behavior. These actions are often repeated and can have a negative impact on the social and physical environment of a community.

Anti-social behavior can be committed by individuals or groups, and it can occur in various settings such as public spaces, workplaces, and residential areas. It is typically viewed as a breach of social norms and can lead to legal consequences if it persists or becomes severe.

Young adults with anti social behaviour

Anti social behavior in young adults is a complex issue that can have significant consequences for both the individual and the wider community. Some young adults may engage in anti-social behavior as part of their normal adolescent development, but others may have more persistent and severe symptoms that require intervention. Parents, caretakers and people who are close can feel lonely and estranged from the person who repeatedly shows anti social behavior. It’s important to understand you’re not alone in this situation. Professional help can turn things around.

Wat causes anti social behaviour?

The causes of anti social behavior are complex and can vary depending on the individual, their environment, and their circumstances. However, some common factors that are associated with anti-social behavior include:

  • Childhood experiences: Individuals who have experienced neglect, abuse, or trauma during childhood are more likely to display anti social behavior in later life.
  • Social and economic factors: Poverty, social exclusion, and unemployment can increase the likelihood of anti social behavior, as these conditions can lead to frustration, stress, and a lack of opportunities.
  • Mental health issues: Certain mental health conditions, such as personality disorders and conduct disorders, have been linked to anti social behavior.
  • Substance abuse: Drug and alcohol abuse can impair judgment and increase the likelihood of engaging in anti social behavior.
  • Environmental factors: Living in areas with high crime rates, poor social cohesion, and limited resources can also contribute to anti social behavior.

It is important to note that these factors do not necessarily cause anti social behavior on their own but may interact in complex ways to increase the risk of engaging in such behaviors. Additionally, some individuals may be more susceptible to anti-social behavior due to genetic or biological factors.

How to deal with anti social behaviour?

Anti-social behavior in young adults can have long-lasting effects, and early intervention is crucial for promoting positive behavior and reducing the risk of future harm. Young adults with anti social behavior can benefit from therapy, counseling, or other forms of support to address underlying issues and develop healthy coping mechanisms.

Need help? Contact us

Need help for someone you know? The Grange Youth Clinic offers treatment for anti social behaviour. Early intervention is important for the successful treatment and recreate healthy family dynamics. It’s vital for parents and caregivers to seek help if they notice symptoms in their child. Let go of shame, sorrow or guilt, and chose the wisest option for the future of your child and family. Appropriate treatment and support will learn many young adults to manage their behavior and lead healthy, productive lives.

If you would like to register a young adult (aged 18-25) for a treatment at The Grange Youth Clinic, please complete our intake form and we will contact you to schedule a personal intake interview. Our therapists have experience working with individuals from all walks of life and will help you overcome your problems and find hope for the future.

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If you would like to register (or register a young adult 18-25 years old) for a treatment at The Grange Youth Clinic, please complete our intake form and we will contact you to schedule a personal intake interview.

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At The Grange Youth Clinic, you’ll be guided through a tough experience with empathetic support. You will have access to a comprehensive range of services, including a minimum of 6 weeks of intensive residential treatment, family coaching & counseling for parents/carers and aftercare tailored to your individual needs.

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Our treatment has a very “Intensive goal directed specialised approach” which is uniquely tailored to each client, by a highly qualified and experience multi discipline team. We focus on primarily addictive  problems combined with addressing social, emotional behavioural.

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