anxiety recovery for teens

Supporting Anxiety Recovery in Teens

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 80 percent of the kids who meet the diagnostic criteria for an anxiety disorder will not get the treatment they need. Parents tend to patronize their children’s symptoms, reducing their emotional experiences as personality traits or character defects. Kids aren’t supposed to be stressed, anxious “worry…

opioid abuse and childhood trauma

Opioid Abuse In Adulthood Might Be Linked To Childhood Trauma

Has your son ever suffered from emotional abuse? Medical experts define this as a method a person uses to control another individual using criticism, embarrassment, blame, or shame. If there is a consistent pattern of emotionally abusive behaviors and bullying, it may undermind a person’s mental health and self-esteem. No parent wants to believe that…

personality disorder and mental health treatment

Is It Drama Or Is It Histrionic Personality Disorder?

If your child has a histrionic personality disorder, you may be stunned by your child’s ability to react in the volatile and dramatic way that they do. You can’t seem to say anything to them. None of your suggestions, rules, enforcements, boundaries, gifts or anything else helps to stave off the unnecessary drama. You can’t…

teenage self-esteem

4 Ways to Encourage Better Self-Esteem in Teenagers

Adolescence is an awkward time for anyone’s self-esteem. For teens who have become chemically dependent upon drugs and alcohol and are in recovery, focusing on positive self-esteem building is especially important. Our family recovery support program is an essential part of healing each person in the family and allowing them to overcome their poor self-esteem.…

eating disorder awareness

About the “F” Word: Taking “Fat” Out of Your Teen’s Vocabulary

American society places extraordinary pressure on how a person looks and their body weight. While many people think this applies only to teenage girls, adolescent boys also feel pressure to conform to society’s expectations. It is becoming extremely important for teens and their families to practice body positivity and eating disorder awareness. Doing so can…

individualized education program in oxford, mississippi

Signs Your Child May Need an Individualized Education Program

Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center can offer your teen educational assistance through our Nationally Accredited Boy’s Private School program. You and your family become a part of our family recovery support therapy program when your teen enrolls in our boys’ substance use treatment center. We offer a series of online-based classes provided by a third-party virtual platform to coordinate coursework…

teens with learning challenges

5 Things To Keep in Mind for Teens Who Have Learning Challenges

At Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center, we recognize that teens face all kinds of challenges, especially when dealing with addiction and recovery. As part of our programs, our caring and professional staff will support you and your teen throughout the entire treatment and recovery process. This support can even include education assistance as your teen continues…

mental health awareness month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Research indicates that approximately 10-20% of adolescents globally experience mental health conditions. Unfortunately, not all of those affected will seek treatment in a family recovery support program. Discrimination and negative stigmas attached to mental illness are the main factors that prevent people from seeking treatment. Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center is committed to helping reduce these…