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…

teen anxiety

Ways Parents Can Help to Reduce Their Children’s Anxiety

Young people today face a unique set of circumstances that are likely to inspire a lot of anxiety. A global pandemic, civil unrest, lockdowns, school closures, unemployed parents, and much more can be contributing to the development of mental health issues in your teen, including generalized anxiety disorder. While an anxiety treatment program may be…

boy's mental health

June is Men’s Health Month: Focusing on Development for Adolescent Boys

It’s time again for Men’s Health Month, an entire month out of the year dedicated to raising awareness about boy’s and men’s health and wellness. Encouraging a healthy lifestyle for all the men in our lives is always essential. However, June allows for a particular focus on the subject and offers extra support, especially to…

teen detox program benefits

5 Benefits of Teen Detox Programs

Addiction treatment for teenagers with substance problems can be highly effective and allow them to get their young lives back on track. Furthermore, detox can save lives. While there isn’t a one-size-fits-all cure, the time spent at addiction treatment centers is a wake-up call to teens who don’t realize the dangers of their substance abuse.…