Friends

No Longer Alone: Positive Impact of Support

Finding support in recovery is paramount to successful outcomes. After leaving a treatment facility, some individuals may feel overly confident, believing that they can get through their struggles alone. Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center understands the importance of support during and following treatment. We begin the transition process during a teen’s stay at our facility […]

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The Value and Importance of Choices With Consequences

As parents, our job is to teach our kids to become successful and healthy adults. Our kids might feel that responsible and healthy choices are too restrictive. They might feel we are taking their freedoms away. We can teach our children that choices have consequences, leading to more or fewer freedoms, depending on the choice. […]

Spirit

Find the Right Direction: Spirituality and Recovery

“Spirituality, technically speaking, is nothing more than focusing on something that’s bigger than oneself that gives life meaning.” –Dr. Bruce Liese, Therapist and Professor  Many support groups and treatment facilities mention the importance of spirituality in the recovery process. What does spirituality mean within the context of recovery? Many 12-step groups discuss spirituality as the […]

Friends

How to Build a Strong Connection Through Common Interests

Recovery from addiction is about building strong and healthy connections to significant parts of our lives. As parents, we might struggle to connect with our kids, especially when struggling with mental health issues, behavioral problems, or addiction. Many of these issues can be challenging to discuss, and we might not understand our kids’ point of […]

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Choosing a Support Group: What You Need to Know

In recovery, we can experience loneliness and alienation without support that is positive and helpful. When we get back home from a stay at a treatment facility, our friends outside of the recovery community might not relate to our experience or accept our newfound sense of self. When we feel lonely and isolated, we are […]