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…

overlooked signs of depression

Three Overlooked Signs of Depression in Teenagers and Adolescents

Teenagers and adolescents go through ever-evolving shifts in their attitudes, interests, and personality. It can be hard for parents to tell what could be a sign of mental illness, like depression, or what is just a symptom of youth. However, the symptoms of depression can have a drastic impact on your teen’s life. Depression can…

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…

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4 Ways to Help Your Child Adjust to Family/Social Gatherings After Treatment

Family and friends can ask a lot of questions when they know that your adolescent loved one has struggled with addiction, gone to treatment, and come back home. Recovery is not something to be ashamed of but something everyone should take great pride in. Unfortunately, early interactions in the first few months of recovery can…

3 Ways To Discuss Mental Health Management With Your Teen

The changes and challenges that teens go through during adolescence make them more vulnerable to mental health problems. Good mental health allows your teen to be more productive, perform better in school, and develop fulfilling relationships. It also allows them to adapt to changes in their life and effectively cope with stress. It is, therefore,…