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What Is Experiential Therapy?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 10, 2024Updated: April 17, 2024Experiential therapy takes place outside the office. Whereas group and individual talk therapy sessions involve theory, this treatment encourages hands-on engagement. How does it work? Most importantly, how could it help your adolescent son at Foothills at…

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Common Mood Disorders in Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 2, 2024Updated: April 4, 2024During the transition from childhood to adulthood, teens experience many emotional, hormonal, intellectual, physical, and social changes. Combined with other stressors, they easily feel overwhelmed and develop certain mental health issues. In particular, mood disorders in teens…

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Can Holistic Therapy Be Used to Treat Mental Health?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 1, 2023Updated: April 20, 2023When a teen participates in a holistic healing treatment program, they experience growth in many areas of life. Holistic treatment can be a life-changing experience for a teen, and often, the benefits of such a program lead…

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Is There a Correlation Between Teen Depression and Substance Abuse?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 8, 2023Updated: March 29, 2023Mental health issues can be difficult for anyone. They can especially complicate a teenager’s life because they already have pressures from school, peers, and changes in their physical, cognitive, and emotional development. Depression causes severe symptoms that…

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Is it Possible to Treat a Teen for a Mood Disorder?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 8, 2023Updated: February 22, 2023According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated 14.3% of adolescents have mood disorders, and 11.2% of them suffer severe impairment from mood disorders. Mood disorder treatment for teens is complex, but it is the best…

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5 Signs You Have Co-Occurring Disorders

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 4, 2023Updated: April 24, 2023For some teenage boys who are struggling with substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health conditions may be a contributing factor. Depression and anxiety disorders are common among adolescents, and they can make it more likely for teens…

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Situational Depression in Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 7, 2023Updated: February 23, 2023Depression affects millions of people in the US. Similarly, teens can suffer situational depression due to traumatic events or significant changes in their lives. Fortunately, teens struggling with this mental disorder can get help from an adolescent…

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Stress Management Techniques for Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 4, 2023Updated: February 23, 2023When a teenager is going through a moment of depression or anxiety, we often feel like they are just, ‘being a teen’. However, teenagers often go through emotional highs and lows due to stress. Stress management techniques…

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Group Therapy for Depression

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 21, 2022Updated: October 3, 2022One of the most powerful and effective types of therapy for depression offered by adolescent treatment centers is group therapy. This type of therapy is also essential for treating several concerns in addition to depression, including anger,…