Resources

In alignment with our mission to empower teens and restore families, we've compiled a robust library to inform, educate, and inspire our greater community. It is our mission to serve audiences as a teen rehab; to help families live a healthy, happier life.

Mental Health

Is it Teenage Angst or Depression?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Given the ups and downs of teenage emotions, it can be hard for a parent to know whether a teen’s difficult phase is due to teenage angst or depression. In […]

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Mental Health

Taking a Mental Health Day from School

Reading Time: 4 minutes Adults in the workforce occasionally take a mental health day as a way to prevent burnout and dedicate time to self-care. However, new legislation promotes the idea of teens taking […]

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Restoring Families

How to Treat a Rebellious Teen

Reading Time: 3 minutes Rebellion is a natural part of being a teenager and growing up. By rebelling against authority, teenagers are simply expressing their individual beliefs, and from their perspective, they are rebels […]

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Treatment

Why Equine-Assisted Therapy Works

Reading Time: 4 minutes Equine-Assisted Therapy is an innovative, experiential approach that actively involves horses in mental health treatment. A powerful, evidence-based modality, Equine-Assisted Therapy is also referred to as equine therapy, horse therapy, […]

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Treatment

Ketamine Infusion Therapy for Teen Depression

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ketamine infusion therapy is the latest treatment approach for depression. A tranquilizer that is often administered as an anesthetic in veterinary medicine, ketamine has a long history as a commonly […]

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Well-Being

How Vicarious Trauma Impacts Teenagers

Reading Time: 4 minutes Vicarious trauma is a specific form of traumatization that is caused by secondhand exposure to traumatic events. Hence, simply hearing about or watching footage of such an event can catalyze […]

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Mental Health

Anxiety in School: How Parents Can Help

Reading Time: 7 minutes Most teens get a little anxious about starting school. A certain amount of school-related anxiety can be common for adolescents. But when nervousness crosses over into full-fledged anxiety in school, […]

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Mental Health

How Do SSRIs Work in the Teen Brain?

Reading Time: 6 minutes SSRI is an acronym that parents and teens may hear when researching options for treating depression. SSRI stands for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. This drug is the most commonly prescribed […]