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 […]

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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 […]

Why Holistic Treatment for Drug Abuse Works

Proper addiction treatment can exist in many forms. Not every teenager responds well with every method of recovery—so, we aim to find the best method for each resident. When it comes to drug abuse, our team at Fire Mountain will work with your teen to find a holistic or non-holistic treatment method to put them […]

What Does It Mean When Your Teen Goes Through Withdrawal?

When your teen is dependent on drugs or alcohol, withdrawal can haunt them when the substance is taken away or cut down in dose. Anyone with a dependence on drugs or alcohol can experience symptoms of withdrawal when they’re looking to get clean. It’s simply part of the process—but what is it exactly? And, what […]

4 Signs of Cocaine Abuse in Teens

Teenagers are expected to experiment with bending the rules, especially in the later years. As teens begin to feel like “adults”, they crave freedom—but, sometimes, too much freedom can lead to bad choices and life-altering consequences.  Drug use, for instance, can become addictive and detrimental. Cocaine, specifically, can have consequences that affect your teen’s health, […]