Teen Specific Treatment

Why do creative therapies for teens work?

Why do creative therapies for teens work?

By Jesaca Lepper, MFT  – Ventura PHP/IOP Creative therapies are very important and valuable for adolescent treatment therapy. Adolescents often benefit from different treatment modalities that do not only focus on cognitive interventions and strictly “talk therapy.” Adolescent...

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Victimized Teens

Dual Diagnosis Treatment for Victimized Teens

One quarter of children and adolescents in the U.S. experience a traumatic event before they turn 16, according to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). When that traumatic event results in victimization, whether through physical, emotional or sexual abuse or the...

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Staying Sober With A Sober Coach

Staying Sober With A Sober Coach

When a loved one completes a treatment program, his or her goal focuses on remaining sober and avoiding substance abuse. The National Institute on Drug Abuse explains that individuals need continuing care that adjusts and changes over time to address a loved one’s needs. For...

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The Objectives in 12-Step Treatment for Teens

The Objectives in 12-Step Treatment for Teens

Encouraging a teenager or adolescent to avoid drugs or alcohol often requires a strong support network and professional assistance. Since the causes of teenage substance abuse stem from multiple causes and the best treatment approach depends on their individual situation, identifying...

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How Teen Rehab Incorporates Education into Treatment Plans

How Teen Rehab Incorporates Education into Treatment Plans

Discovering that your teenage child has a problem with drugs or alcohol is devastating. As a parent, you want your son or daughter to be healthy, happy and safe, and substance abuse threatens all three. Although no single treatment program is right for each individual, says the...

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