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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 […]

Male teen with beer on a bridge

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 […]

A Halloween of Haunts!

This Halloween, staff and residents celebrated by carving pumpkins, playing spooky games, having a costume contest, reading fortunes, and Trick-or-Treating! Holidays Away from Home Holidays away from home can be difficult for our residents as many of the teens in our care as many are used to spending these occasions with friends and family. Our […]

Depressed teen girl sitting in the woods holding leaves

What is a Residential Treatment Center for Troubled Teens?

Our children are our pride and joy. When they are first born, that instant connection is what turns us into the parents they deserve. From day one, we love them whole-heartedly. They are our world and in need of our attention, no matter the age. As our children age and start the process of growing […]