Friends

No Longer Alone: Positive Impact of Support

Finding support in recovery is paramount to successful outcomes. After leaving a treatment facility, some individuals may feel overly confident, believing that they can get through their struggles alone. Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center understands the importance of support during and following treatment. We begin the transition process during a teen’s stay at our facility […]

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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 […]

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Harm Reduction and Improving Life in Recovery

Recovery from addiction or other harmful behaviors can be challenging to approach. We might want to see significant changes quickly or hear someone promise to stop the behavior altogether before they begin recovery. This is especially true of potentially dangerous or hazardous behaviors, such as drug abuse, alcohol addiction, or self-injurious behaviors. Due to the […]

Supporting Your Child Through a Crisis

How Can I Remain Calm While My Child Is In a Crisis?

When your child or teen is going into a crisis mode, you might feel your own emotional state beginning to rise. You may start to feel angry, frustrated, upset, sad, or shocked. When you see someone have an overreaction to a situation, your first instinct might be to try to fix the problem quickly. If […]

Supporting a Loved One

How to Help Those Struggling with Suicidal Ideation

Suicidal ideation can be distressing to those who are suffering from these types of thoughts as well as their worried family members. When kids are feeling this way or having these types of thoughts, they are likely suffering from other issues, most likely related to high amounts of anxiety or depression. Suicidal ideation can also […]