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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 […]

4 Ways Group Therapy Helps You Get Sober

Group therapy is a safe environment where others understand your struggles. If you’re going through the trying time of getting sober, not everyone understands. Family may look at you in disbelief. Friend might shrug it off and encourage you to keep at old habits. Group therapy, however, is a great way to meet others who […]

How to Talk to a Loved One About Their Addiction

Talking to a loved one—whether its a brother, friend, or neighbor—about addiction is never easy. You want them to seek help, but you don’t want to push them away from you by broaching the subject confrontationally. Here are some helpful tips on how to communicate with loved ones through an addiction.  Tips on How to […]

Is Alcohol a Drug? And, How to Spot Drug Abuse in Teens

Teenagers are often peer pressured into drinking alcohol; or they find it a right of passage. You see it in the movies, on TV, and you likely experienced a bit of peer pressure to drink when you were young, too. For some, drinking an alcoholic beverage is nothing more than an acceptable form of entertainment […]

Three Important Qualities to Look for in a Teen Drug Rehab Center

Are you or a loved one in need of drug or alcohol rehab? If you’ve come to this conclusion, we want to encourage you to continue seeking help. Getting to the stage of accepting the idea of rehab is a major step to recovery—and we are so proud of you for realizing and seeking help.  […]