Rock Climbing Therapy & Other Activities Improve Depression, Anxiety

If you’ve ever been rock climbing, you know the unbelievably good feeling you get when you conquer that wall and reach the top. Whether it’s on a fake wall or a real rock face, it gives you a feeling of accomplishment and confidence. That’s what rock climbing therapy and other adventure therapy activities are based …

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Treatment for Struggling Teens: Mental Health Issues Not Uncommon

As a program that offers treatment for struggling teens, we know that many, many individuals deal with these issues—but a lot of people don’t know this simple fact. Mental illness is looked at as something rare and out of place, but it’s not. It’s incredibly likely you know at least a few people who have …

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Too Crowded: 7 Tips for Coping with Teen Social Anxiety

Helping your child deal with teen social anxiety can be a difficult task for a parent. Especially if you’ve never dealt with it yourself. Dread, fear, panic, paralyzing nervousness–these are all things someone with teen social anxiety may be experiencing. There are certain tips you can pass on to your child that may help alleviate …

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'Pokémon Go' Can Unintentionally Help Teen Social Anxiety & Depression

Pokémon Go has spread across the world through young people’s phones in a matter of days. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably seen something about this new augmented reality (AR) game. Unlike other games, though, Pokémon Go is inspiring those with teen social anxiety and depression to get out and face their …

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