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Being a Lifelong Member of the Bear Tribe

lthough you may have completed your treatment, you are still a member of the Bear Tribe. Others in recovery may look up to you as a role model for success. You might be surprised by who you may be an inspiration to! You might not realize who is looking up to you or following your […]

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How do Humans and Animals Relate to one Another?

“There is no greater gift of love than that of an animal choosing to share part of his soul’s journey here with you.” -Amy Miller, author and speaker Animal-assisted therapy can help teens in recovery from problematic behaviors or those in emotional distress. Pets and the domestication of animals have been a part of the […]

Is Your Teenager Just Angry or Is It Something More?

We hear from parents who have issues with their children all the time at Fire Mountain. These issues range from drug addiction to depression and everything in between. One of the most common issues we hear about, however, is children and teens who seem to be angry all the time. They are angry at their […]

Prescription Drug Abuse In Teens

It seems now more than ever that people are using prescription drugs for reasons other than why their doctor prescribed them. This is especially affecting the younger generation as they continue to have more and more access to harmful prescription drugs every day. While parents may be concerned that their children are getting ahold of […]

Is Your Teenager At Risk For Pregnancy?

While all parents have to worry about their children going down the wrong path and getting involved in the use of drugs and alcohol, only about 50 percent of parents have to worry about their child getting pregnant at a young age. The thought of your little girl becoming a mother before she even has […]