Talking to a loved one about their addiction is hard. It takes a lot of courage and honesty to speak up. And oftentimes people are afraid of saying the wrong thing and worried it will only make matters worse.
Is your underage teen drinking alcohol, but you’re not sure what to do? Do you want to offer them help but feel afraid you might make the situation worse? Many teens drink alcohol as a way to cope with
Many times it can be difficult to know what path is the right one to take and sometimes we can lose our way and need guidance. One problem that we are facing can lead to several others and life can
The teen brain can feel like a mystery. The emotions and behaviors that people experience during the adolescent years are unlike any other time of our lives. Being a teen is hard. The middle school and high school years are
The road to addiction recovery happens one step at a time. When you’re in the depths of addiction, it can feel hopeless. But having spent decades guiding people out of addiction, we know the way and we know that
There’s no smoke and no smell, so what’s the big deal with e-cigs and vaping? Well, more than you may think. At Arbor Place, we’ve spent decades helping people recover from substance abuse. E-cigarettes are a rapidly
How does a person TRULY treat addiction? Movies and pop culture references can make us believe that a person needs to move away to a treatment center in order to get help. We usually see people say goodbye
Everyone experiences sadness. Life is full of ups and downs and sometimes sadness lasts longer or goes deeper than other times. But how do you know if you’re experiencing a normal sadness that you’ll rebound from or battling a real
We all know that the teen years are challenging. Peers may experiment with risky, or illegal, behavior and teens often feel pressured to do things they know they shouldn’t do. But what can parents do about it? Sometimes
Seeing a therapist can be very beneficial for mental and emotional health… …and yet there is still a stigma where we don’t like to admit that we see a therapist. Should it be weird to see a therapist?