How Casual Sex is Affecting Our Children








By: Dr. Freda Bush

Though Victoria may still have a few secrets, it’s certainly no secret that American culture is obsessed with sex.

Madison avenue has long known that sex sells, but what many fail to acknowledge are the dangers that go with sex. Yes, some promote a “safe […]

Key to success – Stay focused on your goals and focus on your own business!







Randy OakleyBlaming others and staying focused – by Randy Oakley

Well known author and self-help guru Byron Katie teaches to stay stress-free, we need to stay in our own business.

Byron Katie teaches that there are only three […]

6 Things to Look for When Choosing a Boarding School for Your Teen with Autism Spectrum Disorder








It can be extremely therapeutic for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder to interact with other people like themselves. Autism Spectrum Disorder can be incredibly isolating, and individuals with ASD may connect more easily with each other than with “outsiders.” Reputable boarding schools tailored to students […]

Setting the Stage for Recovery








Setting the Stage for Recovery



by Gabrielle Magloire

So, what is Creative Recovery, exactly? Creative Recovery is a weekly meeting at Madeline, also known as The Factory; it’s an approach to sobriety and […]

Alcohol Addiction and Treatment

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Alcohol Addiction and Treatment

Alcohol is one of the most widely abused substances in the world, and while it is not always addictive, it can have many negative consequences for those who abuse it.

According to a survey conducted in 2010, over 50 percent of people in the […]

The Facts on Interventions




Heather R. Hayes, a leading intervention expert, shares what to expect before, during, and after an intervention, and offers tips on how to find an interventionist.

Q: What is an intervention?
A: An intervention is an attempt by loved ones to get help for someone who is resistant to […]

April 1st, 2016|Articles, Interventions, Uncategorized|

Will My Child Forgive Me?




Posted by Brad Reedy, Ph.D., Owner & Clinical Director of Evoke Therapy Programs

This is one of the most common questions parents ask when contemplating a child’s emotional reaction to a wilderness therapy or long-term rehab intervention. Often, the questions center around whether the child will forgive, will […]

Beyond the Nicotine: Teens Vaping Marijuana





Elevations RTC is a co-ed residential treatment program for troubled teens.

They focus primarily on promoting the positive and healthy development of troubled adolescents through intensive therapy and comprehensive medical care. Quite recently, the team has become aware of a new phase in the drug use of teens: […]

The Wonder of Curiosity






By Jeff Mortimore

What makes you curious? Remember a time when you wished that a day would never end, or that you could repeat the process again and again? It’s never too late to return to that sense of wonder and curiosity; to open up to personal growth […]

Unhealthy Body Image, Eating Attitudes, and finding the right treatment






DRG’s Treatment of Unhealthy Body Image, Eating Attitudes, and Behaviors

By Thalia Moshos, Psy.D.

Adolescence can be a particularly difficult time for young women in our society. In addition to the daily challenges that teens face in their social, familial, and academic […]