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Forgetfulness in Teens

Every time you ask your teen to do chores or homework, they may conveniently respond with how they “just forgot” to carry out your instructions. As they exhibit these signs of forgetfulness, life can become especially chaotic with the disorganization which ensues. Teens often have many responsibilities to juggle with their school work, extracurricular activities,…

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9 Types of Art Therapy

Not every teen responds the same way to therapy. It’s why receiving care at a treatment facility that uses several therapeutic modalities is such an advantage. There is no denying that being a teenager is stressful, and navigating a substance use or mental health disorder can be very confusing. It can be hard to find…

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4 Benefits of Dual Diagnosis Treatment

At Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center, we are proud to help adolescent boys overcome a dual diagnosis. Mental health issues and substance abuse go hand in hand for many teens and are best addressed concurrently. Creating the right environment for teens to receive treatment and go through recovery is critical. Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center offers a…

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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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How Being Called “Fat” Affects Your Teenagers

Whether your teenager is a male or a female, many teenagers battle body image due to the judgmental opinions that other classmates, friends, or social media may offer them without any regard to their feelings. The teenage years are heavily influenced by what others think, which can carry into their adult lives. It isn’t easy…

Mental Health Awareness Month Interview with Dr. Daniel Edney

We sat down with Stonewater’s Medical Director and chief medical officer for the state of Mississippi, Dr. Daniel Edney, to discuss mental health awareness, the biggest challenges adolescents face today in regards to mental health and the importance of parents being proactive about warning signs. Mental health is often defined as one’s psychological or emotional…

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Can I Benefit from an Intensive Outpatient Program Online?

Are you a teen struggling with addiction but not ready, willing, or able to get treatment in person? If so, then you could benefit from the flexibility of an intensive outpatient program online. Being able to receive individualized treatment online, socially distanced, and scheduled around your day-to-day responsibilities can be a game-changer. Stonewater Adolescent Recovery…

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Do I Need Virtual IOP?

It may be hard to believe that other people will understand what you may be going through. However, teens across the country have struggled with the most difficult parts of substance use disorder. One option for treatment is a virtual IOP. Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center wants to help teens just like you. Our caring and…