a mom talking to her son about benefits of dual diagnosis treatment

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…

teen dealing with his hormones impacting his mental health

3 Ways Hormones Impact Teen Mental Health

Hormones are the chemical messengers in the human body responsible for maintaining the body’s homeostasis. During puberty, the hypothalamus produces gonadotropin, a hormone that instigates the production of sex, adrenal, and growth hormones. The spike in each of these hormones affects the teenager’s body, moods, emotions, and impulses. Changes in behavior and temperament are normal…