Foothills at Red Oak Recovery celebrates its 2 year anniversary

Foothills at Red Oak Recovery Celebrates 2 Year Anniversary!

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 8, 2021Updated: July 8, 2021Foothills at Red Oak Recovery is a residential adolescent treatment program for boys, ages 14-17, that provides gender separate, developmentally specific, evidence-based clinical care for those struggling with substance use, trauma, and mental health issues. Set in…

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Preventing Underage Drinking on Independence Day

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 4, 2021Updated: July 21, 2021Independence Day is a holiday that is already known for alcohol use. Many people drink while celebrating the holiday. That means that alcohol is more prevalent at family affairs, and your teen could have easy access. At Foothills…

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Smartphone Addiction Statistics

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 3, 2021Updated: July 21, 2021Smartphone addiction affects people of all ages. However, teens seem to have the biggest problem putting down their mobile devices. According to Common Sense Media, nearly 50% of teens admit that they have a smartphone addiction. Smartphone…

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Adolescent-Specific Rehab near Chapel Hill

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 27, 2021Updated: June 25, 2021An adolescent treatment center puts your teen in the right environment for recovery. A large part of drug and alcohol rehab is working with peers. That is why families with a teen that needs treatment should find…

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Sober Family Activities for Summer Vacation

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 22, 2021Updated: June 25, 2021Being in recovery doesn’t mean you stop wanting to enjoy family activities or the beautiful summer weather. Families need to be inclusive and consider some fresh ways to enjoy life together after alcohol abuse treatment. What sober activities can…

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How Much Gaming Is Too Much?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 20, 2021Updated: June 25, 2021If you are a parent worried about your teen’s time playing video games, you are not alone. Gaming can start to take over someone’s life, similar to gambling or substance use. Too much gaming can lead to sleep deprivation,…

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Signs Your Teen Is Experimenting with Marijuana

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 18, 2021Updated: December 6, 2021Marijuana use has become more mainstream for adults. Naturally, parents might wonder if their teens are experimenting with it and if that means they need drug abuse treatment. There is a sign that teen marijuana use is…

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Healthy Restrictions on Social Media for Your Teen

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 12, 2021Updated: June 25, 2021Social media is a big part of most teen’s lives. It’s an excellent tool for communicating with family and friends. Teen social media use also allows them to socialize with people who have similar interests and beliefs.…

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How to Separate Yourself From Your Smartphone

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 10, 2021Updated: June 25, 2021If someone in your family doesn’t seem to be able to put down the phone, it might be time to consider if that’s a problem or not. Smartphone addiction is a recognized condition in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual…

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Teen Prescription Drug Abuse

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 5, 2021Updated: June 25, 2021The fastest-growing drug problem among teenagers is surprisingly prescription drugs. Teenagers are exposed to medication either through a prescription from a doctor or the availability of the drugs in the home. The increased exposure has led to…