In: alcohol

National Drug and Alcohol Week Jan 22-28 2018

National Drug and Alcohol Week is an awareness week that was started by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in…

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Teenage Addiction and Self-Harm: Co-occurring Disorders

Nonsuicidal self-injury disorder, better known as self-harm, is characterized by the purposeful actions of causing physical harm to oneself without the…

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When Typical Teenager Behavior Becomes Troubled Teenager Behavior

As teenagers begin to assert their independence and find their own identity, many experience behavioral changes that can seem bizarre and…

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How to Treat my Child’s Anxiety Disorder?

Anxiety disorders are known to affect 25% of children between 13 and 18 years of age and can severely interfere with…

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Is My Teenager Depressed?

Teenagers face a host of pressures, from the hormonal changes of puberty and building their self-esteem, to facing peer pressure about…

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Recreational Use of Xanax

Xanax, formally know as alprazolam, is a short-acting benzodiazepine, that is used to treat anxiety disorders including panic disorder. It is…

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Obstacles Teens Encounter when Entering Drug Addiction Rehab

The teenage years can be challenging. Navigating through puberty, peer pressure and tackling raging hormones in addition to balancing school and…

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Risky Business: Habits and Behaviors that Increase the Risk of Developing a Mental Health Disorder

According to statistics, approximately one in five Americans will be affected by a mental health condition at least once in their…

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The Truth About Polysubstance Abuse

Polysubstance abuse refers to the consumption of one or more illicit substances over a defined period or simultaneously. It was once…

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Patient, Family & Staff Safety is our Priority: COVID-19Update