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substance abuse in girls
The Link Between Disordered Eating and Substance Use in Girls 1707 2560 srtc_admin

The Link Between Disordered Eating and Substance Use in Girls

Many girls and assigned female at birth who struggle with substance use, particularly alcohol use, often struggle with disordered eating. Both issues are related to attempts to control what they…

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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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child trauma
Study Links Child Trauma to Future Issues 1920 2560 Solstice RTC

Study Links Child Trauma to Future Issues

According to a study conducted by the National Center for PTSD, almost 50 percent of adolescents have witnessed or experienced a type of trauma. Out of those 50 percent exposed…

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Teen Depression Treatment Center: 4 Signs Your Child Needs Help 1280 853 Solstice RTC

Teen Depression Treatment Center: 4 Signs Your Child Needs Help

There’s regular sadness and angst–and then there’s depression. Depression is more than an episode of sadness; it causes a continuous feeling of unhappiness and loss of interest. It has the…

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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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childhood PTSD
Study Shows Childhood PTSD Caused When Children Ruminate Over Trauma 4096 2732 srtc_admin

Study Shows Childhood PTSD Caused When Children Ruminate Over Trauma

Children with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may face challenges from many different angles. You are not expected to know everything about PTSD. However, educating yourself on its breadth of…

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A safe community: Milieu therapy and how it works 2560 1217 Solstice RTC

A safe community: Milieu therapy and how it works

Milieu is a French word that refers to the social environment of the individual. Milieu therapy is a type of treatment that involves changing this environment in the hope that…

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emotional issues in teens
Parenting 101: Help for Emotional Issues in Teens 1866 2205 srtc_admin

Parenting 101: Help for Emotional Issues in Teens

The teenage years are tough. With hormonal changes, growing pains, and maturing relationships, being a teenager can be extremely overwhelming. You may feel like your teen is always on edge…

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trauma focused cbt
Beating Trauma with Trauma Focused CBT 2560 1707 Solstice RTC

Beating Trauma with Trauma Focused CBT

Trauma is a part of life. It comes in many different shapes and sizes, from national tragedies to personal hardships – and, whatever the cause, can leave a trail of…

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Heroes with Hooves: Benefits of Equine Therapy for Teen Girls 2560 1707 Solstice RTC

Heroes with Hooves: Benefits of Equine Therapy for Teen Girls

Horses are powerful, emotional creatures. They’ve lived alongside humans for thousands of years and throughout that time, humans have formed close bonds with them. It’s these close bond that make…

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Tips for helping teen girls and assigned female at birth cope with anxiety
Tips for Helping Teen Girls and assigned female at birth – girls and assigned female at birth Cope with Anxiety 2560 1709 Solstice RTC

Tips for Helping Teen Girls and assigned female at birth – girls and assigned female at birth Cope with Anxiety

While all of us feel anxious at some point during our lives, many teen girls and assigned female at birth face high levels of anxiety every day. When this is…

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Attached at the hip to their cell phone? Cell phone addiction. 850 567 Solstice RTC

Attached at the hip to their cell phone? Cell phone addiction.

More and more teens are becoming addicted to their cellphones at the expense of real relationships. Many parents are asking how to deal with their teens cellphone addiction. Too often…

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