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teenage rebellion
Transforming teenage rebellion into respect 2560 1707 Solstice RTC

Transforming teenage rebellion into respect

Teenage rebellion can take its toll on everyone in a teen’s life. Rebellious teens want things their way and won’t listen to anyone else around them. Helping your teen build…

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teen self harm
Is the Rate of Teen Self-Harm Rising? 2560 1709 Solstice RTC

Is the Rate of Teen Self-Harm Rising?

In a study posted in the US National Library of Medicine, researchers found that the rate of teen self-harm may be increasing. In later studies, only 7 to 13 percent…

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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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blame and shame in relationships
How to Navigate Family Conflict Without Blame 2560 1437 srtc_admin

How to Navigate Family Conflict Without Blame

Conflict happens in every family. And while it is completely normal, it is important to deal with conflict in a healthy way. If you find that your conversations around family…

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ptsd treatment for girls
The Critical Components of PTSD Treatment for Girls 1280 853 Solstice RTC

The Critical Components of PTSD Treatment for Girls

Specifically in residential PTSD treatment for girls, there are many important components needed in order to ensure the best results. It’s not just about the PTSD-specific therapies being offered, it’s…

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mental health crisis
Transitioning Back to School Environment After Mental Health Crisis 2560 1706 srtc_admin

Transitioning Back to School Environment After Mental Health Crisis

As many as one in five children need help with a mental health condition such as anxiety or depression. These students often have trouble processing information or focusing, which can…

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trauma sensitive mindfulness
Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Deepening Awareness of Others’ Individual Needs 5774 3243 srtc_admin

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Deepening Awareness of Others’ Individual Needs

David Treleaven, author of “Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for  Safe and Transformative Healing” defines trauma as “any experience stressful enough to leave us feeling helpless, frightened, and profoundly unsure. After such…

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secondary trauma
What is Secondary PTSD And How Does It Affect Teens? 4696 3456 srtc_admin

What is Secondary PTSD And How Does It Affect Teens?

In the digital age, part of staying connected online is exposure to daily accounts of horrific violence across the globe and in our communities that shape our sense of safety…

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teen smoking
The rise of e-cigarettes: Preventing teen smoking 2560 2560 Solstice RTC

The rise of e-cigarettes: Preventing teen smoking

Do you remember the days when smoking seemed to be absolutely everywhere? Those days are long gone. However,  teen smoking is still very prevalent in high schools across the US.…

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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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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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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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