Benefits of equine therapy

Benefits of Equine Therapy for Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 30, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022There 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…

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…

Family therapy activities for teens

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…

Vicarious traumatization

Understanding Vicarious Traumatization Impact on Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 9, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022It can be confusing when your teen seems traumatized over events like a friend’s car accident or a school shooting on the other side of the country. Experiencing trauma over events that happen to others is a…

Childhood trauma in teens

How Childhood Trauma Can Affect a Teen’s Behavior

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 7, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022Childhood trauma can happen in many ways. When it isn’t adequately addressed, untreated childhood trauma can go on to have a significant impact on a teen’s health and happiness. A teen trauma treatment program can provide the…

Unresolved trauma and addiction

How Unresolved Teenage Trauma Can Lead to Addiction Later in Life

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 5, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022No parent wants to see their child become addicted to drugs or alcohol. However, many individuals who develop substance use disorders later in life have a history of untreated trauma in their childhood or teenage years. If…

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The Benefits of Group Therapy Sessions For Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 31, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022Group and family therapy can be powerful tools for helping teens recover from substance use disorders and other mental illnesses. They have been used in treatment for decades, and even groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics…

what helps with panic attacks

What Helps With Panic Attacks?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 29, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022People who live with panic disorder can struggle to maintain their quality of life through intense and frequent episodes of anxiety. Many people don’t know what helps with panic attacks or where to get panic attack help.…

types of mood disorders

3 Different Types of Mood Disorders

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 22, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022In treating drug and alcohol use, co-occurring disorders are the norm, not the exception. Frequently, people beginning substance use disorder treatment will present with a mood disorder and need specialized treatment to simultaneously heal from their mental…