How to Talk to a Loved One About Their Addiction

Talking to a loved one—whether its a brother, friend, or neighbor—about addiction is never easy. You want them to seek help, but you don’t want to push them away from you by broaching the subject confrontationally. Here are some helpful tips on how to communicate with loved ones through an addiction.  Tips on How to […]

Why Holistic Treatment for Drug Abuse Works

Proper addiction treatment can exist in many forms. Not every teenager responds well with every method of recovery—so, we aim to find the best method for each resident. When it comes to drug abuse, our team at Fire Mountain will work with your teen to find a holistic or non-holistic treatment method to put them […]

Is Alcohol a Drug? And, How to Spot Drug Abuse in Teens

Teenagers are often peer pressured into drinking alcohol; or they find it a right of passage. You see it in the movies, on TV, and you likely experienced a bit of peer pressure to drink when you were young, too. For some, drinking an alcoholic beverage is nothing more than an acceptable form of entertainment […]

Three Important Qualities to Look for in a Teen Drug Rehab Center

Are you or a loved one in need of drug or alcohol rehab? If you’ve come to this conclusion, we want to encourage you to continue seeking help. Getting to the stage of accepting the idea of rehab is a major step to recovery—and we are so proud of you for realizing and seeking help.  […]

4 Signs of Cocaine Abuse in Teens

Teenagers are expected to experiment with bending the rules, especially in the later years. As teens begin to feel like “adults”, they crave freedom—but, sometimes, too much freedom can lead to bad choices and life-altering consequences.  Drug use, for instance, can become addictive and detrimental. Cocaine, specifically, can have consequences that affect your teen’s health, […]