Family Resources & Education
Education Families For Success
Knowing is half the battle. Below are a few resources & websites you can use to get started. Our goal is to help you identify the early warning signs and potential symptoms associated with your child’s mental health disorder, and take mindful action.
Learn more below.
Online Resources For Families:
THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH
· anxiety disorders in children and adolescents (fact sheet) – Learn about how depression affects children and adolescents and the direction of future research.
· the teen brain: still under construction – Learn about changes in the brain that occur during the teen years, and the significance of this stage of development.
THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY
THE NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSN. (NEDA)
· Anorexia is the third most common chronic illness among adolescents.
· Over one-half of teenage girls and nearly one-third of teenage boys use unhealthy weight control behaviors such as skipping meals, fasting, smoking cigarettes, vomiting, and taking laxatives.
We place a strong emphasis on supporting healing within the whole family by involving parents and loved ones in the treatment process. We are dedicated to each patient’s future goals and ongoing recovery.
Our approach is simple – provide tailored, proven, individualized care. We limit our residential capacity to ensure each patient receives the proper time and attention they require to fully recover. As a facility specializing solely in adolescent mental health, our clinically certified team develops an invaluable understanding of the unique qualities of each person, and adjusts treatment to their individual needs.