Trauma Ingrained Care

What Is Meant By “Trauma Ingrained Care?”

“To me, trauma ingrained care is about us. It’s how we live and breathe. It’s a way of life that involves self-care, emotional regulation, etc. The work we have to do to really be present for others.” -Shari Simmons, Executive Director of Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center (FMRTC) practices trauma […]

Combat Anxiety

Simple Self-Care Tips to Combat Anxiety

Anxiety can be common for many of us. We may feel excessive guilt or worry, which precludes us from engaging in the outside world. We may have difficulty building or maintaining relationships due to anxiety. Anxiety can keep us trapped in a way that may not make sense to those around us. They may think […]

Inspire Growth

Inspiring Your Personal Growth in Recovery

“Everything can be taken from a [person] but one thing: the last of human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”  – Viktor Frankl, Holocaust Survivor and Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl developed much of his philosophy and view of the human condition while surviving in concentration […]

Planning for Your Family

How Can I Create a “Family Behavior Contract” With My Child?

“Family Behavior Contracts” are part of the recovery curriculum at Fire Mountain Treatment Center. We believe that recovery does not begin and end with a stay in a treatment facility. Recovery for your child involves a commitment to supporting your child following their stay at Fire Mountain. We cannot “cure” or “fix” your child without […]

Relapse Prevention

Helpful Solutions for Relapse Prevention Skills

Relapse prevention is one of the most critical aspects of recovery. While “relapse” is usually often associated with drug or alcohol addiction, you can apply the term to other maladaptive behaviors or issues. Relapse prevention can refer to coping skills that help keep a person from experiencing depression, anxiety, cutting, or other conditions. Keep in […]