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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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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 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 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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What Does Psychological Testing Reveal?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 3, 2023Updated: April 20, 2023Psychological testing for teens is a valuable tool for identifying mental health conditions. For parents concerned about a teen’s mental health, psychological testing can be the key to figuring out what type of help a teen needs.If…

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Is Therapy for Families Effective?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 27, 2023Updated: February 23, 2023Substance misuse affects much more than the individual using drugs or alcohol alone. In fact, it can also severely impact the family surrounding the person who is suffering. Fortunately, teen family therapy can help repair damaged relationships…

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Important Benefits of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: March 6, 2023Updated: April 24, 2023There aren’t many adolescent substance abuse treatment centers in NC that focus only on helping young males ages 14 to 17. Thankfully, Foothills at Red Oak Recovery’s adolescent programs make it possible…