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mental health days
Should High Schoolers Have Mental Health Days in School? 2560 1943 srtc_admin

Should High Schoolers Have Mental Health Days in School?

High schoolers face a lot of stress outside the classroom that can impact their ability to stay present in class. Mental health issues among teens have skyrocketed in the past…

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Out of Control Teenager
Out of Control Teenager: What to Do to Gain Control Back 0 0 srtc_admin

Out of Control Teenager: What to Do to Gain Control Back

Parenting a teenager can often feel like a power struggle. Adolescence is a time in one’s life filled with hormonal changes, the pressure to fit in, and discover who one…

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residential treatment center for girls
Why Send Your Child to a Residential Treatment Center for Girls? 2560 1829 Solstice RTC

Why Send Your Child to a Residential Treatment Center for Girls?

We’ve all heard horror stories. Military-style boot camps. “Scared Straight” programs. But this couldn’t be farther from the truth. In reality, a residential treatment center for girls and assigned female at…

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trauma focused therapy for teens
The Therapy that Works: Trauma Focused Therapy for Teens 4993 3688 srtc_admin

The Therapy that Works: Trauma Focused Therapy for Teens

Trauma-focused therapy is a distinct approach to general therapy. It distinguishes and underlines the understanding of how a traumatic experience can impact a child’s mental, behavioral, and physical well-being. Sessions…

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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
Sensory Processing Issues After Traumatic Events 4500 3000 srtc_admin

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
Top 5 Reasons Teens Benefit from RTCs 2560 1848 Solstice RTC

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
Bullying is a Big Deal: The Lasting Effects of Bullying in Teens 640 426 srtc_admin

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
Underage Drinking and Depression Go Hand in Hand 2560 1707 srtc_admin

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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