bonds of the bear tribe

The Strong Bonds of the Bear Tribe

At Fire Mountain, we instill a sense of belonging among our clients and alumni with the concept of belonging to the “Bear Tribe.” When our clients join the bear tribe by entering our program, they are encouraged to “get each other’s backs.” Past clients, who have completed our program are considered lifetime members of the […]

animal therapy

How do Humans and Animals Relate to one Another?

“There is no greater gift of love than that of an animal choosing to share part of his soul’s journey here with you.” -Amy Miller, author and speaker Animal-assisted therapy can help teens in recovery from problematic behaviors or those in emotional distress. Pets and the domestication of animals have been a part of the […]

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 […]

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 […]