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Teen Bullying: ’13 Reasons Why’ Brings Up Important Topics 1280 848 Solstice RTC

Teen Bullying: ’13 Reasons Why’ Brings Up Important Topics

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or are one of the few who don’t have a Netflix subscription, you’ve probably heard of the show 13 Reasons Why. This show…

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teenage mood swings
Teenage Mood Swings Can Be a Warning of Greater Issues 1710 2560 Solstice RTC

Teenage Mood Swings Can Be a Warning of Greater Issues

Teenagers are known for going from talking a mile a minute to slamming their bedroom doors and taking vows of silence the next. It can be just as confusing for…

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depression in teens
When Your Teen Feels Blue: Recognizing the Signs of Depression In Teens 2560 1708 Solstice RTC

When Your Teen Feels Blue: Recognizing the Signs of Depression In Teens

Depression in teens is far from rare – as a matter of fact some 2.8 million teens had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. Fortunately, as…

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defiant teens
Emotional First Aid Strategies for Defiant Teens 2560 1920 srtc_admin

Emotional First Aid Strategies for Defiant Teens

When it comes to engaging in conversations with defiant teens, you are more likely to get into a power struggle than to start a dialogue, particularly when they are on…

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LGBTQ teens and bullying
Family Support Reduces Risk of Bullying Among LGBTQ Teens 2560 1922 srtc_admin

Family Support Reduces Risk of Bullying Among LGBTQ Teens

Adolescence is an especially critical time for LGBTQ teens who show higher rates of suicide attempts or thoughts, substance abuse, and depression, and higher rates of being bullied. Those who…

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Solstice 20/20 Episode: How Digital Addiction Is Affecting Teens 1280 954 Solstice RTC

Solstice 20/20 Episode: How Digital Addiction Is Affecting Teens

If you haven’t heard already, recently there was a Solstice 20/20 episode about how we deal with digital addiction in our program. Our technological advancements have bettered the lives of…

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Help for Learning Differences: Recognizing the Signs in Your Daughter 1280 853 Solstice RTC

Help for Learning Differences: Recognizing the Signs in Your Daughter

Knowing whether your child needs help for learning differences or not can be a challenge for parents. Many questions swim around in your head: Does they have ADHD or does…

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A Craving for ‘Likes’: Is It a Social Media Addiction? 1280 720 Solstice RTC

A Craving for ‘Likes’: Is It a Social Media Addiction?

There are certain reward centers in the brain that go crazy for things like chocolate or winning money, which explains why people binge on chocolate or continue to gamble even…

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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 and self esteem
How Does Bullying Affect Self-Esteem in Teens? 2560 1707 srtc_admin

How Does Bullying Affect Self-Esteem in Teens?

Sometimes it can feel like bullying has become more and more prevalent in teens. Consistent torment by peers can take a toll on teens particularly in the way they view…

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teen refusing to go to school
Have A Teen Refusing To Go To School? Here’s Some Tips 5548 3699 srtc_admin

Have A Teen Refusing To Go To School? Here’s Some Tips

When your teen refuses to go to school, it can cause a power struggle in your home. You may find yourself in a constant battle with them. Rest assured knowing…

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Father-Child Trip to Moab Brings Families Closer Together 225 300 srtc_admin

Father-Child Trip to Moab Brings Families Closer Together

What happened when seven boisterous dads & children joined with a team of creative & committed folks from Solstice RTC West and Aspect Adventure in Moab for a three day…

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