mindfulness for addicted adolescents

How Does Mindfulness Change the Brain for Addicted Adolescents?

Anxiety and addiction are conditions that commonly occur together. Unfortunately, when a teen begins using drugs or alcohol to cope with anxiety, it can have lasting impacts. In such cases, a dual diagnosis treatment center is necessary. At Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center, we strive to provide treatment for both anxiety and addiction using the practice…

talking points about addiction

Talking Points About Addiction

When one of your children has an addiction, talking to your other children about their treatment can feel challenging. However, it doesn’t have to be. At our substance abuse treatment center, we’re committed to providing treatment and support for the entire family. For information about talking to your children about their sibling’s addiction, contact Stonewater…

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…

Male Teen Experiencing Substance Abuse Disorder

Am I Too Young to Be Addicted? – A Look at Adolescent Substance Use Disorder

Recently, Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center partnered with Green Hill Recovery to discuss adolescent substance use. This condition is a growing problem in the United States and beyond. However, because this subject isn’t often discussed, many teens think that they’re too young to develop an addiction. Fortunately, we can provide an in-depth look at this condition…

a teen talks to a therapist about the benefits of adolescent treatment during the holidays

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…