boy riding his bike practicing stress management

3 Ways to Implement Stress Management Daily

Human beings can handle specific amounts of stress. When we pass this threshold, it becomes complicated. It becomes easier to develop mental health disorders and abuse substances. Particularly in the wake of COVID-19, stress management is critical. It is time to learn the best ways to manage your stress levels. Afterward, you need to actively…

teen beginning a rehab program

What to Look for in a Rehab Program for Your Teen

Addiction affects teenagers differently from how it affects adults. The treatment for adults and teens, therefore, varies. So, when looking for a rehab program for the teen, you will have to consider some factors. The factors may vary from patient to patient. Everyone has their own unique needs. But some of these requirements are universal.…

boy sitting outside struggling with teen trauma

Teenage Trauma Cannot Be Ignored If We Want Healthy Adults

It’s easy to write off our teens’ experience as “drama”. Teens can be very dramatic. What we don’t often see as parents is that our teens’ “drama” can actually be “trauma,” causing deep suffering in their mental and spiritual health. Commonly, childhood and teenage trauma can quickly turn into substance use or other mental health…

a teen boy struggles with the aftereffects of early childhood trauma

Addressing Early Childhood Trauma

Trauma is one of the most misunderstood mental health conditions. When trauma occurs, it impacts your brain’s functionality and stays there for the long term. Early childhood trauma can create an uncomfortable and even dangerous mental health situation for many people. If you have a loved one facing it, it’s important to have professional help. Stonewater…

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4-Part Virtual Workshop Series Coming Soon

In this current crisis, it may feel like everything in your life is at a standstill. Many states around the country have implemented some form of “State of Emergency” practices. Some of these practices include shutting down restaurants, bars, and movie theaters, or stay at home orders. Unfortunately, for those struggling with substance use, mental…

a teen boy holds a pillow and considers depression treatment during covid-19

Depression Treatment During COVID-19

Facing depression is never easy. It’s hard to see the good things around you when your brain’s chemistry isn’t allowing it. For those who have depression and are watching all of the worrisome events playing out in the world today, it’s even harder to get through the day. With the COVID-19 virus that we all…