Signs of Depression in Teens

Here’s a common misconception. Teens are moody – if your teen is upset all of the time, it’s nothing to worry about. The fact is, many people fail to see the signs of depression in teens or young adults, and that leads to years of struggling with overall mental health. If you think your teen is…

What Is Psychotherapy?

adWhat is Psychotherapy? The reason why treatment is essential to overcoming an addiction, alcoholism, or substance abuse disorder is that all three conditions are chronic, meaning they continuously get worse until you receive help. Treatments like psychotherapy are highly effective during the recovery process, but what is psychotherapy and how does it help treat addiction?…

Can Stress Trigger Relapse?

There is a lot of research that shows the relationship between stress and substance abuse, including firsthand evidence of recovering addicts who fall back into an addiction due to stress. Researchers have long established this connection. Previously, these findings have led to stress management courses and other interventions that aim to help addicts manage their…

CBT vs. DBT

When you’re seeking treatment to improve your mental health, it can be hard to understand all the different types of therapies available to you. Two of the most common types of therapies available today are cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy, known as CBT and DBT. Deciding which of these therapies makes the most…

Teenage Addictions

Because teens are still maturing, peer pressure is extraordinarily powerful. Although not everybody who uses drugs and alcohol develops a dependency, experimenting with drugs at a young age can increase your risk of suffering from addiction in adulthood. To learn more about treatment for teenage addictions, contact our adolescent treatment center in NC today. Teenage…

Panic Attack Vs Anxiety Attack

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health condition in the United States. Among these disorders, there are generalized anxiety, phobias, and panic attacks. While panic attacks fall under the anxiety disorder category, you may wonder what is the difference between a panic attack vs. anxiety attack. These two terms may get used interchangeably but…