Six Myths About Self-Harm

We talk to parents all the time who are worried about the wellbeing of their teenager. This fear stems from being unsure about how their child is coping with their stresses and responsibilities. With much talk surrounding self-harm in recent years, parents seem to be searching for more answers surrounding this coping mechanism. They want […]

My Teenage Child Has Anxiety

Anxiety is something that many people deal with on a daily basis. Even as an adult, having to go through your routine each day while dealing with extreme emotional and even physical side effects really does have a huge effect on a person. This disorder can be even more difficult to handle if you also […]

The Power of Art Therapy for Troubled Teens

Most of the time, people consider art to be something people do in their free time as a hobby. Additionally, most think that in order to create art, you have to be talented. At Fire Mountain RTC, we do not share this opinion. Instead, we think that art is an amazing therapy practice that allows […]

Will Your Teen’s Depression Make Them Violent In The Future?

Depression that goes untreated in any person can turn into an extremely destructive force. That endless feeling of hopelessness and a complete and utter lack of motivation is a hard thing for anyone to deal with for an extended amount of time. However, when a teenager is depressed and does not receive treatment, this condition […]

How Can Your Anxious Teen Manage Their Symptoms?

There is no doubt in the mind of any parent that being a teenager is a difficult thing to do. When describing their adolescent, we often hear parents use words like chaotic, dramatic and hormonal. And rightfully so. Teenagers are dealing with a whirlwind of feelings while also navigating the complicated world they live in […]