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4 Ways to Help Your Child Adjust to Family/Social Gatherings After Treatment

Family and friends can ask a lot of questions when they know that your adolescent loved one has struggled with addiction, gone to treatment, and come back home. Recovery is not something to be ashamed of but something everyone should take great pride in. Unfortunately, early interactions in the first few months of recovery can…

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What Should You Look for in a Rehabilitation Center for Your Teen

Choosing the right adolescent treatment center is a tough decision during an already difficult time. Rehabilitation centers vary widely in their treatment approaches and capabilities, so it’s not a simple matter of choosing the best one. You need to select the unique method that fits your teen’s individual situation and needs. At Stonewater Adolescent Recovery…

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Top Reasons Your Teen Needs a Treatment Center

We understand that the decision to transition to an adolescent treatment center can weigh heavily on teens and their families. Supporting teen health and wellness during substance abuse cases is generally beyond the abilities of even the most loving caregivers. A teen treatment center is often the best option for persevering through these difficult times.…

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3 Tips for Helping Your Adolescent Through Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most prevalent problems in adolescents and teenagers in America today. Even after attending an adolescent treatment program like the ones offered at Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center, your child might still struggle to cope with anxiety. What can a parent do? At Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center, we’re committed to providing support…

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June is Men’s Health Month: Focusing on Development for Adolescent Boys

It’s time again for Men’s Health Month, an entire month out of the year dedicated to raising awareness about boy’s and men’s health and wellness. Encouraging a healthy lifestyle for all the men in our lives is always essential. However, June allows for a particular focus on the subject and offers extra support, especially to…

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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…

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5 Benefits of Teen Detox Programs

Addiction treatment for teenagers with substance problems can be highly effective and allow them to get their young lives back on track. Furthermore, detox can save lives. While there isn’t a one-size-fits-all cure, the time spent at addiction treatment centers is a wake-up call to teens who don’t realize the dangers of their substance abuse.…

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The Structure of Aftercare Recovery Programs

Aftercare is a general term used to describe any ongoing or follow-up treatment for substance abuse. The level of care happens after your teen leaves an initial rehabilitation or treatment program. Prolonged substance abuse can affect brain function, and the effects can last long after someone stops using drugs or alcohol. Therefore, it’s essential to…