Anorexia

Roughly one percent of females will develop anorexia at some point in their life. Although it most commonly occurs in adolescent and young adult females, it can and does affect males at times. Anorexia can be best described as a relentless pursuit of thinness, combined with an unwillingness to maintain a healthy weight. Individuals with […]

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Internet Addictions: What are they anyway?

Posted by Ari Terry | Electronics | 0 Comments

There are many things to be said on the topic of internet and internet addiction. Though there has been recent “buzz” about it and more people are “finding out about it” the reality is that it has been around for quite awhile.  An internet addiction can look different for different people, much like a drug […]

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Personality Disorders: Understanding brings Hope

As a parent, when your child is in pain or sick, you want nothing more than a fast recovery.  It gets even more worrisome when they get worse and you have to seek outside help to find out exactly what is going on.  Then there is relief when you finally know what they need and […]

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When is it Time to Look into Residential Treatment for Your Child?

Posted by Ari Terry | Admissions, Tips for Families, Treatment 101 | 0 Comments

Bringing your child to a residential treatment center (RTC) is initially a heart-wrenching and painful experience.  For me, it was easily the most difficult thing I’ve ever done in my life.  We pulled out of the driveway and I put my head on the steering wheel and cried.  You are deeply engaged at that point […]

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