Why Alcohol Is A Problem For Teens

Elevations RTC recognizing Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol and teens should not mix. Underage drinking laws make alcohol consumption illegal before a person turns 21. However, young people are known to drink anyway.  It is a serious public concern in the US because it threatens everyone’s health and safety. Drinking is bad for adults and even worse for teenagers. It’s time to…

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Understanding Adoption Issues In Teens

Teen Adoption

As young people approach their teenage years, they begin to develop their own identity and the life skills they will use in adulthood. This often involves creating a new, separate relationship with their parents. During this phase of their development, teens that have been adopted may have issues in addition to the normal emotional and…

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Three Ways a Residential Treatment Facility Builds Better Relationships

residential treatment facility

A residential treatment facility often works with individuals to help them create long-lasting changes in their life. While many people would assume that the sole purpose of a residential treatment facility is to provide personal growth, they also put a significant emphasis on bettering participant’s relationships. Our relationships with family and friends, if positive, can…

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Accredited Academics at Elevations Residential Treatment Center

Some residential treatment centers focus on academics while others apply less emphasis. As a struggling teen, remaining on an academic path can be an essential part of their future wellbeing and success. At Elevations RTC, a residential treatment center for teens ages 13-18, our accredited academic program is devoted to providing students with the most comprehensive, personalized, and…

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Discussing Gender Identity with Teens

discussing gender identity with teens

  Issues with gender identity are common in teens. Many teens struggle with self-identity, which is natural at a time when teens are coming to terms with who they are. Discussing gender identity with teens can be an important part of ensuring their overall wellbeing. Teens who often struggle with gender identity feel scared, and…

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