How Can I Support My LGBTQ+ Child in Their Coming Out Process?

When a child comes out as LGBTQ+, we might be unsure of how to support them in their process. It might be shocking or confusing to us, but it is essential to remind our children that they are loved. Like all kids, LGBTQ+ kids need to be met with compassion. Many LGBTQ+ children feel rejected […]


The Best Ways to Support Each Other During COVID

Staying connected to our friends and peers during the pandemic can be difficult. Isolation, however, can lead to relapse. As we are beginning to open up more social outlets safely, many of us are still restricted in many of the activities we loved before the pandemic. Some of us may have been doing fine during […]


What Apps Are Available For Those in Recovery?

Technology can provide useful tools for individuals in recovery. Most of us carry cell phones with us daily, and some software developers have created apps for recovery. Dr. David Gastfriend and Fire Mountain’s Aaron Huey discuss the app DynamiCare Health during the “Beyond Risk and Back” podcast “An app that can help control recovery?” The […]

Managing Symptoms of OCD

How Can I Manage Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder or (OCD) can be detrimental to those suffering from the disorder. You may have a child who is suffering from these symptoms. You may also have some of the symptoms yourself and may need some help in minimizing your symptoms in order to be there for your child. OCD can be confusing and […]

Healthy Relationships

The Value of Healthy Relationships in Recovery

Healthy relationships can be crucial to our recovery. We can find people to connect with that help us grow into the best versions of ourselves. As parents, we might be worried about the friendships that our kids are making in recovery. We always want to be sure to guide our children in making healthy decisions, […]