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The Power of the Mountains

The recovery process at Fire Mountain is an intricate and ever-evolving practice. The teens who enter into treatment with us receive a well-structured clinical treatment plan with group, family, and individual therapy built into their schedules. However, recovery is not just learning to work through ones issues in therapy, it is also learning to replace […]

Teen girl crying due to depression

Signs, Symptoms, & Causes of Teen Depression & Suicide

What is teenage depression? Teen depression is a mental health disorder found in youths ages 12-17. It is an overwhelming feeling of sadness and solitude that can cause further adverse feelings and actions. Are you concerned that your teenager is acting differently? Maybe their moods have changed or their actions differ than how they were […]

Acudetox and What it Does for Teens in Recovery

What is Acudetox? Acudetox is the application of up to five fine-gauge, sterilized, one-time use stainless steel needles just under the skin at designated points in each ear. The needles then remain in the ear for roughly 30-45 minutes. How Does it Assist with Recovery? The procedure functions as an adjunct within a comprehensive treatment […]

Food for Recovery

Our Recovery Process One very important element of the recovery process at Fire Mountain is our whole foods diet. We ensure that the teens who enter into our care receive healthy, well-balanced meals that are gluten and dairy-free with minimal sugar and caffeine available throughout the day. Learning how to cook their own healthy meals […]

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Signs Your Teen is Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol

Teenage alcohol and drug abuse is an unfortunate reality in today’s society. According to a 2017 survey conducted with teenagers in the United States, 20 percent of high school students were offered, given, or sold an illegal drug on school property. In another study conducted in 2018, 43 percent of 10th graders drank alcohol, while […]