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What Causes Mood Disorders Amongst Adolescent Boys?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 24, 2023Updated: December 21, 2022Teenage attitudes have something of a reputation. Most parents have their fair share of challenges when it comes to parenting a teen. But sometimes, teen behaviors go far beyond typical teen angst. Understanding what a mood disorder…

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How Can DBT Help Your Teen in Addiction Treatment

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 21, 2023Updated: January 24, 2023Dialectical behavior therapy, also known as DBT, is among the most comprehensive talk therapy options for treating substance use disorders and mental health conditions. It can be the last resort when other treatment options fail to produce…

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Is Family Counseling Right for Me?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 29, 2022Updated: November 28, 2022There’s nothing more satisfying than when a family works well together as a loving, supportive unit. However, most families don’t function expertly all the time. A family therapy program can help family members improve their communication and…

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How Drugs Are Affecting Your Son’s Academic Performance

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 27, 2022Updated: November 29, 2022When a teenager is struggling with substance use, their grades can suffer. Bad grades are just one of the many negative effects of substance abuse. Families may be able to help their struggling teens by getting them…

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Group Therapy for Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 15, 2022Updated: November 28, 2022Helping teens heal from addiction and mental health conditions requires a variety of treatment methods. It might be obvious that trained therapists help facilitate healing, but all the wonderful benefits of group therapy programs might be less…

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Best Disordered Eating Programs in North Carolina

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 13, 2022Updated: December 29, 2022Where can I find my teen son eating disorder treatment in NC? Where do I go? For many parents, these question is running through their minds constantly. Learning about disordered eating can be heartbreaking, especially when you…

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Triggers of a Panic Attack

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 5, 2022Updated: December 28, 2022Panic attacks can occur when you have an anxiety disorder. Triggers of a panic attack may be challenging to anticipate, especially if you have not reached out for treatment for your anxiety disorder. Panic disorder is a…

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Common Mood Disorders in Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 4, 2022Updated: December 28, 2022During 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 Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 10, 2022Updated: October 28, 2022More than 30% of American teens are living with an anxiety disorder, and many do not get the treatment they need due to stigma, inaccessibility, and co-occurring mental health concerns. A cognitive-behavioral therapy program is an important…

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Importance of Healing from Trauma

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 7, 2022Updated: October 28, 2022Trauma is an emotional reaction to a distressing event. Immediate traumatic reactions, such as denial or shock, are to be expected after a person has experienced something extremely upsetting, but it is the long-term effects of trauma…