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…

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Benefits of Equine Therapy

At Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center, we specialize in teen mental health therapy for boys. One of the therapeutic treatment methods we utilize as part of our substance use treatment programs is equine therapy. Everyone’s therapy journey is different, and we’re here to help you find the best treatment program for your son because we genuinely…

Teen Engaged In Art Therapy

Benefits of Art Therapy

Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center leads the way with progressive, evidence-based programming to meet each child’s individual treatment needs. Our experiential programs, such as adolescent art therapy programs, offer a more hands-on approach and our lakefront campus provides an ideal environment for healing the mind, body, and spirit. Traditional treatment, paired with adventure and nature excursions,…

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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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Equine Therapy Reduces Children’s PTSD

Today’s teens are under more stress than ever before. Unfortunately, the sheer weight of this pressure has also led to an increase in substance use and mental health disorders, such as PTSD. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health disorder that occurs when a person has difficulty processing an emotionally disturbing event. Fortunately, there is…

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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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Benefits of Nature Therapy

The benefits of nature therapy can help you or a loved one who is recovering from substance use. While there is a definitive need for medically-driven recovery components, such as individual therapy, family programming, group counseling, and more, adventure and nature therapy programs in Oxford, MS, at Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center have a substantial influence…

Why Is Meditation Beneficial for Adolescents?

There could be dissention in thinking that meditation for adolescents is a good idea. Whether the perception that meditation embodies religious beliefs or is a wacky practice for tree huggers, meditation is beneficial for people of all ages including adolescents. The truth is that meditation is whatever your adolescent makes it out to be. Meditation…