parenting a teenager with mental illness

Though we have made progress in reducing the stigma associated with mental health disorders such as depression, it can still come as a shock to learn your teen son is struggling with…
teenage depression

According to statistics from Mental Health America, more than 13% of teenagers between 12 and 17 reported suffering from at least one severe depressive episode in 2020. Teenage depression isn’t merely a…
ARCH Academy Anniversary

What a difference a year makes. Last March, ARCH Academy (Adolescent Recovery of Cumberland Heights) was operating on the main campus of Cumberland Heights in a state of uncertainty, much like the…
self harm in teen boys

Most people have occasional moments of letting emotion override the self-protection instinct. You’ve experienced this if you’ve ever kicked something harder than your foot. But some people hurt themselves deliberately and regularly,…
teen need treatment

Your teenager is struggling with addiction. As their parent, you want to protect them and fend off whatever obstacles stand in the way of your child having a safe and healthy life.…
school counseling not working

He’s in School Counseling. Why Isn’t It Working? Public and private school counseling services address substance abuse on a mostly preventative level; their resources in its treatment are limited. Because this training…