How to Resist Drugs in College

College is an exciting time for any young adult. With so much to learn and so many people to meet, it can be overwhelming at times. In this time of newfound independence, you’ll face many challenges. One challenge in particular: how do I say no to drugs? How You Can Say ‘No’ To Drugs in […]

6 Side Effects of Marijuana Abuse in Teens

Among teenagers, marijuana is the single most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “38% of high school students report having used marijuana in their life”. Some may tell you this is fine—but is it actually normal and safe for teenagers to engage in […]

How Can I Help My Teenager To Communicate With Me?

Many of the parents we talk to at Fire Mountain Programs have a similar problem. They feel as though the communication between their teen and themselves is lacking. In some cases, there is no communication at all. Much of the time, when the parent finally does try to talk to their teenager, it is because […]

13 Reasons Why: Putting The Spotlight On Teenage Suicide

A few months ago, the release of a Netflix Original series known as 13 Reasons Why was released, unleashing a world on controversy surrounding teen suicide. It is not unlikely that you have already heard about this in one way or another. The controversy stems from the thought that this show is glorifying suicides and […]