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3 Reasons Teens Commit Suicide

When a teenager commits the awful act of suicide, the first question people want to know is why they took their own life in the first place. Committing suicide during the teenage years becomes a devastating loss since a teen has their whole life to live. Discerning what happened to an emotional and hormonal teen…

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Bryan Fikes on the Landmark Recovery Podcast

If you learn that your kid needs an adolescent recovery center, it can feel like it’s the end of the world. Bryan Fikes, our CEO and one of the founders of Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center, recognized this idea and discussed it on a recent episode of Landmark Recovery Radio. During this episode, he recounted his…

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Recognizing a Victim Mentality in Young Adults

Victim mentality is a problem that many young adults face—this is especially true of those who have struggled or are struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues. The helpless feeling that victim mentality brings on is damaging to young adults, and a family recovery support therapy program could be the best option. Determining if…

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Signs Your Child May Need an Individualized Education Program

Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center can offer your teen educational assistance through our Nationally Accredited Boy’s Private School program. You and your family become a part of our family recovery support therapy program when your teen enrolls in our boys’ substance use treatment center. We offer a series of online-based classes provided by a third-party virtual platform to coordinate coursework…

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5 Things To Keep in Mind for Teens Who Have Learning Challenges

At Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center, we recognize that teens face all kinds of challenges, especially when dealing with addiction and recovery. As part of our programs, our caring and professional staff will support you and your teen throughout the entire treatment and recovery process. This support can even include education assistance as your teen continues…

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Is Your Son Experiencing Stress From Online Learning?

Since the onset of COVID-19, kids and teens have been staying at home to prevent the disease’s spread. For many, the 2019-2020 academic year ended with distance online learning. For some kids, staying home makes them feel safe, but at the same time, the thought of continuing with online learning may be daunting. The change…

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3 Common Misconceptions About Adolescent Mental Health

Mental health discussions mostly target adults but leave out teens and kids, jeopardizing their treatment needs. Mental health disorders can affect anyone, regardless of age, sex, race, and community status. While misconceptions about mental health problems continue to spread, parents should ensure they monitor their kids for behavioral changes. If something is amiss, you should…

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How Does ADHD Impact My Son’s Ability to Learn?

An attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD, is a psychological condition that often affects children. However, it can persist into adolescence and adulthood. Despite not being a learning disability, the state can make your son experience learning difficulties. For example, it is hard for your son to focus on what his tutor is saying when…

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4 Common Signs of ADHD

Years ago, many people considered attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (also known as ADHD) as a childhood condition that teens could overcome as they approached adulthood. On the contrary, multiple studies reveal that it is more than a childhood condition. It is a neurological health condition that lasts for a lifetime if an individual fails to receive timely…