Should I Be Concerned About Fentanyl?


In recent years, fentanyl use and overdoses have been on the rise. The drug is commonly mixed with other drugs such as cocaine, heroin, and MDMA. Unfortunately, this often means someone does not know they are taking fentanyl.  As a […]

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Asking for Educational Assistance


Being mentally healthy means that kids have a good quality of life and experience minimal problems at home and in school. A good mental condition and stable support system are key to achieving certain developmental and emotional milestones that allow […]

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3 Warning Signs of Compassion Fatigue


Many people struggle each day in this country and around the world, whether it be with poverty, sickness, or mental illness. Their troubles are chronic conditions of society that need an investment of time, energy, and other resources by those […]

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5 Daily Habits To Empower Your Clients


Every year, thousands of children check into addiction treatment facilities around the country, while thousands of others don’t receive treatment at all. Youth drug and alcohol abuse is a public health concern, with at least 1 in 8 teens abusing […]

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As a tween, life can feel like a whirlwind of confusion, excitement, and intensity. This stage of their existence is like a turning point in the road that leads to a chapter full of new responsibilities and opportunities. Kids are […]

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5 Tips for a Successful Daily Routine


Routine – whether in treatment, at school, or with family – is an important tool that can be used to enhance a child’s well-being and improve their likelihood of success in life and recovery. Schedules can create a sense of […]

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Benefits of Including Family in Therapy


New parents devote a lot of time to planning for the optimal ways to take care of their new child. Typical subjects like nutrition, socializing, and educational goals rank high among things moms and dads think about. What often comes […]

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How to Help Kids Prepare To Return to School


While most kids still have their minds focused on summertime activities, parents know that schooltime is just around the corner. Unfortunately, adolescents who deal with addiction to drugs and alcohol can be at risk of having a difficult time transitioning […]

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Fostering Independence in Teenagers and Young Adults


Licensed counselors who treat teenagers and young adults see a variety of conditions in their patients. One common issue that arises relates to fostering an independent attitude and nature in a young person. When a therapist has a young patient […]

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One-Third of Adolescents Experience Anxiety


Raising teenagers gives parents a lot of reasons to worry. They concern themselves with ensuring their children have a good education, access to healthcare, and a safe place to call home. Parents prioritize keeping their kids away from drugs and […]

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I first met Sayeh in November of 2013 just after my 15 year old daughter had been admitted to a residential treatment program. As part of the program I was required to attend 2-3 AlAnon meetings a week. Sayeh attended the same AlAnon meetings as well as Alumni events as I. It soon became apparent to me that Sayeh had a heart for recovery, program, and God. When I was encouraged to get a sponsor I didn’t hesitate. Dependable, respectful, kind and generous of spirit, she exudes an inner peace that I hope to achieve with her loving guidance, as I work my own program. She is patient, & full of wisdom that she is always happy to share with her sponsees and fellow parents. I am so grateful our journeys brought us together.

Megan
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