Girl with cut scars all over her body

Cutting and Self-Harm: Symptoms and Prevention

A 2014 study from the US National Library of Medicine (NLM) reports that nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is most commonly found among adolescents and young adults. Many teenagers begin self-harm at the ages of 13 or 14. Self-harm is in relation to hurting or injuring oneself through various means such as cutting, hitting, bruising, or breaking. […]

Teen girl crying due to depression

Signs, Symptoms, & Causes of Teen Depression & Suicide

What is teenage depression? Teen depression is a mental health disorder found in youths ages 12-17. It is an overwhelming feeling of sadness and solitude that can cause further adverse feelings and actions. Are you concerned that your teenager is acting differently? Maybe their moods have changed or their actions differ than how they were […]

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 […]

Depressed teen girl sitting in the woods holding leaves

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 […]