connecting with your child's pain

How Can You Connect with Your Child’s Pain?

Parents of troubled teens may struggle to talk with their kids about their emotional states. They may feel uncomfortable or their teen may not open up easily. As parents, we may feel confused about why our teen has a difficult time sharing their pain with us. We may question our ability to connect with our […]

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 […]

Food for Recovery

Our Recovery Process One very important element of the recovery process at Fire Mountain is our whole foods diet. We ensure that the teens who enter into our care receive healthy, well-balanced meals that are gluten and dairy-free with minimal sugar and caffeine available throughout the day. Learning how to cook their own healthy meals […]

Is Your Teenager Just Angry or Is It Something More?

We hear from parents who have issues with their children all the time at Fire Mountain. These issues range from drug addiction to depression and everything in between. One of the most common issues we hear about, however, is children and teens who seem to be angry all the time. They are angry at their […]

Prescription Drug Abuse In Teens

It seems now more than ever that people are using prescription drugs for reasons other than why their doctor prescribed them. This is especially affecting the younger generation as they continue to have more and more access to harmful prescription drugs every day. While parents may be concerned that their children are getting ahold of […]