teen having social anxiety during the holidays

The Impact Of The Holidays On Your Teen’s Social Anxiety

Holidays are typically known as being merry and bright, but that is not always the case. Holidays can and do evoke immense amounts of stress and anxiety. These big highs and crushing lows that are inherent in holidays don’t just appear in adults but also in teens. Because teens experience emotions more intensely, the sheer…

a teen talks to a therapist about the benefits of adolescent treatment during the holidays

3 Benefits of Adolescent Treatment During the Holidays

Every year, the holidays are a merry time, promoting generosity, peace, and goodwill on Earth. Unfortunately, if you’re struggling with a teen who is battling a drug or alcohol addiction, this time can also include unique challenges. Many parents are reluctant to send their children to an adolescent substance abuse treatment center during this time.…

How the Holidays Can Affect Teens’ Recovery Path

Recovery is something that must be carried on for all 365 days of the year with a one-day-at-a-time mentality. For a teenager who struggles with substance abuse, sometimes staying sober on the daily can be a tall order to fulfill, especially during the holiday season. After Thanksgiving, the feeling of a festive holiday spirit becomes…