What Parents and Caregivers Should Know About Program Aftercare

March 29th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

“Aftercare” is a general term for activities and other resources that behavioral health and addiction treatment patients receive after being discharged from a primary care facility. Aftercare...

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Scars: What Lies Beneath; Emotional Abandonment

February 27th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , ,

When we think of trauma we most often think of incidents that are blatant and acute, visible and sudden, such as a natural disaster or a car...

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The Magic of Sand Tray

March 21st, 2018 // // Tags: , , ,

Sandtray therapy is a valued medium I use to help young adults who are trauma survivors and/or are struggling with addiction.    At the Claudia Black Young Adult...

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How to Create Your Own Meditation Space in Your Home

January 29th, 2018 // // Tags: , , ,

Recharging your body and mind, improving your focus and boosting clarity are all great reasons to meditate – but what if you could improve on what you’re...

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Adopted Children Often Face Mental Health Struggles as Young Adults

May 30th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , , ,

By GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC Adoption is a delicate process that comes with many different considerations. The relationship between an adopted child and his or her adopted parents...

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What Happens to Young Adults with ADHD?

May 22nd, 2017 // // Tags: , , , , , ,

By Krysha Thayer Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD for short, is a mental disorder that is most commonly found in children between the ages of 4...

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Better Treatment Options for Military Service Members and Veterans

May 18th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , , ,

Research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2015 showed that the most commonly used treatments for PTSD—cognitive processing therapy (CPT) and prolonged exposure...

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Approach ‘13 Reasons Why’ with Curiosity Instead of Fear

May 4th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , ,

By Lindsay Merrell, Therapist, Remuda Ranch at The Meadows Since the years of my internship, working with patients facing suicidal thoughts has been concerning, challenging, and inspiring....

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We’re Paying it Forward with a Special Offer

May 1st, 2017 // // Tags: , , , ,

Human beings make about 35,000 conscious decisions every day. Each one of those decisions, no matter how small, is likely to have an impact on someone, somewhere,...

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When Parents Have a Distorted Sense of Boundaries

March 23rd, 2017 // // Tags: , , , ,

Excerpted from the book Changing Course by Claudia Black, Ph.D., Senior Fellow at The Meadows Many times abandonment issues are fused with distorted, confused, or undefined personal...

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