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Adolescents struggling with substance use or mental health challenges are not broken — and they deserve a future that’s beyond better. Our adolescent treatment program in Orange County helps young boys and girls achieve healing that transforms and sustains entire families.

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The Value of Parents Keeping Their Cool When All Hell Breaks Loose
Parenting a teen is not easy, especially if they have mental health issues or are recovering from addiction. Parents...
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When Adolescents Need More Help for Eating Disorders
When thinking of the current status of adolescent eating disorders, one might wish they had the advice given over two...
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Changing Disordered Eating Patterns Before They Become Eating Disorders
www.behindthelens.com.au The ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius says, “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees...
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The Difference Between Structure, Discipline, and Punishment for Teens
The famous German physicist Albert Einstein once said, “If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope...
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Dismantling the Societal Shame Around Food and Body Image
The American playwright Eve Ensler, most famous for her play The Vagina Monologues, once advised, “Stop trying to fix...
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Can I Give My Teen Both Structure and Independence?
The famous English raconteur Quentin Crisp once quipped, “The young always have the same problem—how to rebel and...
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Is Gratitude Becoming an Evidence-Based Practice in Recovery?
With the increasing evidence that gratitude heals in recovery, it may not be long before practicing gratitude is...
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The Significance of Teaching Teens Empathy and Compassion in Recovery
With increasingly less human interaction due to more screen time and increased social distance, empathy and compassion...
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The Science Behind Small Acts of Kindness and Human Connection
Kindness, even the simplest acts of kindness, creates a chain reaction in the brains of both the giver and the...
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Prioritizing Your Teen’s Recovery During the Holidays
The holiday season is often a time to spend with extended family making memories. Spending time with extended family...
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