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11 Questions for Parents to Ask A State Licenser, When Investigating Teen Treatment Programs

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As part of the process of identifying the best treatment option for your child it is worth your time to call the state regulator and have a 10 – 15 minute phone call with the local regulatory authority, whose purpose is to protect consumers of licensed programs (in this case, you, and your child). […]

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OCD Treatment in Real Life

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It feels ridiculous to say it now, but just leaving the house every morning feels like such a huge change. I couldn’t even go out and do menial tasks or make a phone call without feeling incredibly anxious or self conscious. Now, I go out to the grocery store and don’t even think twice […]

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Getting Off a Destructive Path and Making the Choice For Treatment At 18

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Chris* is from Canada and shares his truth about his own road and where he will be as he continues his journey through recovery and feelings. His strength, truth, connection to self, and vulnerability are very real and powerful. Enjoy. […]

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Treatment Options for Young Adults: A Conversation with Mona Treadway, Ph.D.

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Primary treatment provides a structured environment … isolated from the temptations and pressure of the real world.
To have followup success, a comprehensive, empathetic support culture is needed for young adults to learn, practice and integrate “front-country” skills in our fast paced world. […]

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Your Brain & Your Gut and How They Are Connected: an interview with Britta Zimmer, ND, Medical Director of Pacific Quest

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I am astounded at what naturopathic lifestyles changes can accomplish in a brief treatment period. Nutrition, sleep restoration, exercise, and stress management are the first line treatments for all of our students and from that base we use our different physical and therapeutic modalities. […]

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Amy, 22, Reflects On Teen Treatment

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I had been getting into trouble in my classes for misbehaving. Honesty was never been a struggle… [I enrolled] at a wilderness program. It was just what I needed at this time, and helped me realize what was going on in my life and why I had strayed off of the path I wanted to be on. […]

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Conversation with Holly Daniels, PhD, LMFT about Young Adult Treatment

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Young adulthood can be very difficult for clients and their families because clients don’t qualify for the support services that were provided and funded through school districts… Young adults are still in need of significant support. …parents have to know how to continue to receive funding. […]

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Justin Luke Riley, CEO of Young People In Recovery, an interview

In Baltimore, sharing my recovery story, I met several other leaders in long term recovery. I was astonished by so many leaders who were young and in recovery. We began talks that culminated in the creation of YPR. Our original intent was simple: help young people in or seeking recovery. […]

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