My Underage Teen is Drinking, What Should I Do?

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

Case Study – Finding the Right Path

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

Teen Brain Development: Why Teens Do What They Do

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

3 Steps Every Person Seeking Recovery Must Take

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

What’s The Big Deal With E-Cigs & Vaping?

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

3 Questions You Should Ask Your Teen About Alcohol Today

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

Is It Weird To See A Therapist?

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?