Counselor for teens

5 Different Types of Counselors for Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 28, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022When adolescent boys struggle with substance use and other mental health concerns, it often takes a team of counselors to ensure they get the right treatment for their needs. We bring together several types of counselors in…

4 stages of addiction

Understanding the 4 Stages of Addiction Your Teen May Experience

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 27, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022Adolescence is often a time of experimentation and boundary-pushing. Sometimes, these normal behaviors can develop into concerning patterns. For instance, teens who start out experimenting with substance use can develop a full-blown substance use disorder. If this…

Eating disorders vs disordered eating

Eating Disorders vs. Disordered Eating: What’s the Difference?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 13, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022Unless you have personal experience with the two, you probably aren’t aware of the difference between eating disorders and disordered eating. Although both are an unhealthy relationship with food, there is a significant difference between disordered eating…

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Fun Family Therapy Activities for Teens to Help Build Stronger Relationships

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 12, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022Family therapy is a valuable tool for helping teens overcome the issues they’re facing. Fun family therapy activities can help increase teen engagement, strengthen relationships, and make therapy a fun and enjoyable experience for the whole family.These…

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Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms in Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 3, 2022Updated: August 8, 2022One of the clearest indicators of alcohol use disorder in teens is alcohol withdrawal symptoms. While not every teen who drinks alcohol will experience withdrawal symptoms, it can be a tell-tale sign that they’re drinking too often.…

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5 Fun Teen Therapy Activities for Your Teen

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 29, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022Therapy has a reputation for being a serious, sometimes painful experience that requires clients to go deep into their emotions. While that is sometimes the best approach, therapy can also be fun and playful. Most teen therapy…

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5 Important Benefits that You Should Know About Psychological Testing

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 22, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022Psychological testing is a crucial component of any mental health treatment facility. It is a vital tool for understanding a person’s challenges, and it can help guide your treatment team in providing effective treatments and solutions. Contact 866.300.5275

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Common Street Names for MDMA

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 25, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022MDMA is a popular party drug. Today, many teens experiment with MDMA at concerts, festivals, and other social gatherings. Peer pressure can lead teens to try substances they wouldn’t use normally.…

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What Are the Goals of Reality Therapy?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 18, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022Therapy is one of the best tools for addiction recovery and co-occurring issues. Unfortunately, many of today’s teens struggle with fear of failure, ongoing stress, unresolved trauma, and undiagnosed mood disorders…