Troubled Teen

What Can I Do to Help My Child With “Entitlement” Issues?

Entitlement can be a fairly subjective term, depending upon our preconceptions and expectations. Generally speaking, entitlement refers to anything that a person receives unconditionally without earning. Before we talk about how to deal with entitlement, let’s clarify what our children should have a reasonable expectation of receiving unconditionally. We may be unintentionally pushing our mentality […]

Mother and Son

How Can I Help Build My Child’s “Frustration Tolerance?”

We all have a “frustration tolerance,” which refers to our ability to handle setbacks and manage our emotions when we have to remain patient. Some people have a high tolerance for frustration, meaning that they are not upset easily and can remain relatively calm when facing challenges. Other people have a low tolerance for frustration. […]

find your strengths

How to Find Your Strengths to Build Solutions

During recovery from drugs or alcohol, your kids might be feeling that change is too difficult or that they do not have the strength to get better. Helping your kids discover their inner strengths can help them push themselves through the challenge of changing for the better. Understanding strengths and interests can help your kids […]

The Power of the Mountains

The recovery process at Fire Mountain is an intricate and ever-evolving practice. The teens who enter into treatment with us receive a well-structured clinical treatment plan with group, family, and individual therapy built into their schedules. However, recovery is not just learning to work through ones issues in therapy, it is also learning to replace […]

4 Ways Group Therapy Helps You Get Sober

Group therapy is a safe environment where others understand your struggles. If you’re going through the trying time of getting sober, not everyone understands. Family may look at you in disbelief. Friends might shrug it off and encourage you to keep old habits. Group therapy, however, is a great way to meet others who understand […]