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3 Benefits of Adolescent Treatment During the Holidays

Every year, the holidays are a merry time, promoting generosity, peace, and goodwill on Earth. Unfortunately, if you’re struggling with a teen who is battling a drug or alcohol addiction, this time can also include unique challenges. Many parents are reluctant to send their children to an adolescent substance abuse treatment center during this time.…

a man tries to help his son see the benefit of addiction treatment during the holidays

3 Ways to Help Your Teen See The Benefit of Addiction Treatment

If your child is addicted to drugs or alcohol, one of the most challenging decisions you may need to make is sending them to an addiction treatment center. Unfortunately, many people under the age of 18 resist treatment. They may not understand how challenging their addiction will make their transition into adulthood, or they may…

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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…

a teen boy considers character traits for substance use

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…