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Signs Your Teen Might Be Using Drugs or Alcohol

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 21, 2022 Updated: April 27, 2022 Teens experience many changes and challenges in adolescence. They can be impulsive and might engage in risky or dangerous behavior. A teen’s brain is rapidly developing and growing, and it receives and retains a large…

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Veterans, PTSD, and Addiction

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 19, 2022 Updated: February 4, 2022 If you or someone you love is a military veteran experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and medicating with drugs or alcohol, know that this is not the path to recovery. However, real help is available…

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Dealing with Negative Thought Patterns

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 17, 2022 Updated: April 27, 2022 Negative thought patterns are one of the most significant hurdles in addiction recovery. A cognitive-behavioral therapy program will help you build the muscles and stamina to leap over the hurdles of negative thought with ease.…

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Using Mindfulness for Addiction Treatment

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 15, 2022 Updated: April 27, 2022 Mindfulness is a vital ally in addiction recovery because it allows a person to recognize themselves as separating themself from the disease of addiction. If you or someone you care about is struggling with addiction,…

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Staying Motivated in Addiction Recovery

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 13, 2022 Updated: April 27, 2022 Staying motivated during addiction recovery is essential to keeping on the right track in a recovery journey. Changing habits that have been ingrained for years, or maybe even decades, requires strength of will and motivation.…

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Childhood Trauma and Addiction

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Ky’ra Myers ,Licensed Master Social Worker – Camp Worth Clinical Director Ky’ra Myers ,Licensed Master Social Worker – Camp Worth Clinical Director read more Published: February 11, 2022 Updated: March 14, 2022 Children are resilient, it’s true. However, they are also…

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Young Women and Mental Health Disorders

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs read more Published: February 9, 2022 Updated: March 14, 2022 Young women are especially prone to mental health disorders. They are also especially…

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The Connection Between Mental Health and Addiction for Teens

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs read more Published: February 7, 2022 Updated: March 14, 2022 For most people, the connection between mental health and addiction for teens is…

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How Trauma Affects Teen Girls

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Ky’ra Myers ,Licensed Master Social Worker – Camp Worth Clinical Director Ky’ra Myers ,Licensed Master Social Worker – Camp Worth Clinical Director read more Published: February 5, 2022 Updated: March 14, 2022 Experiences of trauma can affect people in many different…

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Risks of Addiction and Substance Abuse for Teen Girls

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs Rikia Ancar, LMFT – Clinical Director of Adult Programs read more Published: February 2, 2022 Updated: March 14, 2022 If a teen girl in your life is struggling with addiction, then it’s…

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