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How Does Mindfulness Change the Brain for Addicted Adolescents?

Today, the reasons for anxiety are everywhere. Between an unexpected virus closing many states and countries across the world and stress from school and work, your teen is under an extreme amount of pressure. To deal with this mental health condition, many teens turn to substances, such as drugs or alcohol, which can lead to…

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EMDR Might Help Adolescents Process Depression Due to Life Changes

Today, depression is at an all-time high. According to the ADAA, the leading cause of disability in the United States is major depressive disorder, affecting more than 3.2 million teens. This statistic by itself may be troubling. However, when you couple that with the fact that depression often leads to other conditions, such as anxiety…

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Children With Specific Character Traits at Higher Risk for Substance Use

Is your child particularly anxious? Are they particularly gloomy or impulsive? Do you often find them sensation seeking? If so, these characteristics could be cause for concern. According to recent research, these four character traits could indicate a future problem with substance use. Fortunately, there is help available. At Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center, we’re proud…

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Does Faith Make a Difference in Adolescent Substance Use Treatment? The Answer Is Yes!

If your teen is struggling with substance use, seeking treatment is essential. However, you may wonder if you should seek secular treatment or faith-based substance use treatment. Today’s recent research states that faith in adolescent substance use treatment can be extremely helpful for long-term recovery. If you need faith-based adolescent substance use treatment, contact Stonewater…

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Music Therapy Is Clinically Sound for Lessening Noise

When it comes to substance use treatment, there are a range of methods treatment specialists may use. Some of these are evidence-based, which means that experts in substance use treatment have studied them extensively. Others are holistic. These treatments are useful in substance use treatment for the entire person: mind, body, and soul. One exceptional…

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How To Manage Depression At Home? Include More Exercise

DoMore teens and adolescents than ever have struggled with depression. However, it is challenging to manage depression at home. Therefore, it is essential to learn how to help support your teen while they recover from depression. At Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center, we offer your teen and your family the support they need throughout the recovery…

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CBT vs. DBT in Substance Use Treatment

One thing that has become clear over the years is that there is no one-size-fits-all treatment approach for recovering from substance use. Two popular forms of therapy often used in treatment centers and outpatient programs are cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Let’s look at CBT vs. DBT and their role in substance…