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Benefits of Equine Therapy for Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 14, 2024Updated: February 15, 2024There are many tools for helping teens in crisis, and some have four legs. The National Library of Medicine reports that clinical trials on animal-assisted therapy confirm that working with animals, including horses, offers mental and behavioral…

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3 Side Effects of Cocaine Addiction

Added ByDreamscape AdminDreamscape AdminMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 1, 2024Updated: January 24, 2024The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that about 0.5% of eighth graders, 0.3% of 10th graders, and 1.5% of 12th graders in the United States use cocaine.1 If your child has a cocaine use disorder, turning to an adolescent cocaine addiction treatment…

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What Are the Signs of Bipolar Disorder in Teens?

Added ByDreamscape AdminDreamscape AdminMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 3, 2024Updated: December 20, 2023Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic depression, is a potentially life-threatening mental health condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. It is characterized by extreme shifts in emotions, energy levels, activity, and sometimes behavior that can make it difficult to manage daily life. The…

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3 Benefits of Mental Health Treatment for Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 17, 2023Updated: December 21, 2023Making the decision to enroll your child in a program that provides adolescent mental health treatment is a big one. It allows your teen to talk to another person about what is happening to them as well as…

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What Happens When Childhood Trauma Goes Untreated?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 30, 2023Updated: April 24, 2023When trauma occurs in childhood, it can lead to many long-term effects. Trauma can change how the brain functions and affect a child’s quality of life as they grow into adulthood. Untreated childhood trauma can lead to…

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What Is the Best Way to Treat Trauma in Teens?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 23, 2023Updated: April 24, 2023Adolescents who have survived a traumatic event can develop depression, anxiety, PTSD, or a substance use disorder. These are natural responses to the trauma they have experienced. However, untreated mental health issues can affect a person’s ability…

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How Does Equine Therapy Work?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 18, 2023Updated: April 24, 2023Equine therapy services have been assisting people in changing negative thinking and behavioral patterns for years. But how does equine therapy work? If you’d like to learn more about teen equine therapy, call Foothills at Red Oak…

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The Correlation Between Substance Abuse Treatment and Improved Academic Performance

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 16, 2023Updated: April 20, 2023There’s a direct correlation between substance use and academic performance. Therefore, substance misuse treatment can lead to improved grades for a teenager. A treatment program that offers teen academic assistance is the most effective way to help…

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Does Schooling Stop When Your Teen Enters Rehab?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 11, 2023Updated: April 24, 2023Teenage substance use should be prioritized in treatment. At the same time, falling behind in school can lead to long-term issues. Improving academics in rehab is possible when you choose a teen treatment center that offers both…

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