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effects of trauma in teens
Putting the Pieces Back Together: Helping Your Child through the Effects of Trauma in Teens 2560 1709 Solstice RTC

Putting the Pieces Back Together: Helping Your Child through the Effects of Trauma in Teens

Childhood is arguably the most impactful stage in one’s life.  Early interactions and experiences help to shape the brains of young children.  Building a healthy brain early on in a…

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sensory processing issues
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Sensory Processing Issues After Traumatic Events

When we talk about trauma, a car accident or the death of a loved one may be the first thing that comes into many people’s minds. But trauma can be…

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benefits of residential treatment centers
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Top 5 Reasons Teens Benefit from RTCs

Adolescence is a challenging time for most teens. Their bodies and hormones are rapidly changing, and even their brains are going through new development. There is also the additional challenge…

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bullying in teens
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Bullying is a Big Deal: The Lasting Effects of Bullying in Teens

During the teen years, friendships and peer relationships begin to feel more important to young adults than their family relationships. While this is a normal part of becoming more independent,…

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smartphone addiction
Does Smartphone Addiction Lead to Depression or Vice Versa? 2560 1707 srtc_admin

Does Smartphone Addiction Lead to Depression or Vice Versa?

For many teen girls a typical day looks something like this: wake up, roll over and check her phone, scroll through social media while she’s getting ready for school, text…

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social anxiety in teens
Shyness or Social Anxiety in Teens? Symptoms and Triggers 1790 2560 Solstice RTC

Shyness or Social Anxiety in Teens? Symptoms and Triggers

Adolescence is filled with new experiences and challenges. Teen girls are going through physical and emotional changes and puberty starts and social dynamics begin to shift. With all these changes,…

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suicidal ideation in teens
Suicidal Ideation in Teens: Knowing the Signs 2560 1707 Solstice RTC

Suicidal Ideation in Teens: Knowing the Signs

The adolescent years can be especially challenging for teens. Their bodies are changing at a rapid rate and they have to deal with new emotional behaviors as their brains continue…

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underage drinking and depression
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Underage Drinking and Depression Go Hand in Hand

Substance use in teens, particularly alcohol use, is increasingly common as factors such as peer pressure, environmental influences, a desire for independence, and trying to cope with emotional issues push…

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mindful new year
Starting the New Year Strong: Mindfulness Practices for A Fresh Start 2560 1707 srtc_admin

Starting the New Year Strong: Mindfulness Practices for A Fresh Start

After all of the challenges, heartache, and nonstop stream of negativity that 2020 brought to our world, 2021 presents an opportunity to reset our mindsets and start the new year…

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therapy for adopted child
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Therapy for Adopted Kids

Every adopted child is unique and has the potential to flourish in a loving home. However, because of the nature of adoption, there are several potential challenges that many adoptive…

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severe depression in teens
Getting Treatment for Depression in Teen Girls 2560 1707 srtc_admin

Getting Treatment for Depression in Teen Girls

While depression can occur in both genders during adolescence, teen girls and assigned female at birth are more than twice as likely to develop depression than their male counterparts. If…

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accept your past
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Overcoming Shame: How to Accept Your Past

Shame is a complicated emotion and one we all have dealt with at one time or another. Shame comes from feeling powerless and frustrated. For people who experience shame linked…

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