Why All-Girls Residential Treatment Centers Work

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Treatment 101 | all girls single gender 0 Comments

As treatment programs proliferate and become more specialized, more and more programs are now designed to address specific needs, such as non-verbal learning disabilities, single-diagnosis and dual diagnosis substance abuse disorders, eating disorders, and so on. Behavioral healthcare providers, along with mainstream educators, are also discovering the power of gender-specialized treatment. Many researchers and practitioners […]

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10 Questions to Select the Best Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program for Your Daughter

Different drug and alcohol dependent or addicted patients require different treatment settings based on age, diagnostic profile, maturity of addiction, type of addiction, and gender. This means that there is a dizzying array of drug rehab, and drug and alcohol rehab options available. Selecting the right one for your daughter can seem overwhelming at first. […]

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Anxiety in Teens

Posted by Nevin Alderman | Anxiety, Therapeutic/Clinical | anxiety parenting Puberty teens 0 Comments

The Shock of Puberty One of the most anxiety-provoking times of life for children and their parents occurs when the child reaches puberty. Puberty is a confusing hormonal, neurological, and social event in which life is turned upside down and everything, it seems, changes all at once. During puberty, teenagers have the daunting task of separating […]

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Finding Help For Your Anorexic Teen

Posted by Nevin Alderman | Eating Disorders, Therapeutic/Clinical | anorexia Eating Disorders ED 0 Comments

Contrary to popular belief, anorexia nervosa is not simply a reaction to media or cultural messages about thinness and beauty. Anorexia has been around for centuries and has social, familial, and possibly genetic causes. Anorexia is an eating disorder that is characterized by the gross restriction of caloric intake. While not eating or eating insubstantial […]

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Challenges and Gifts of Asperger’s

Joy was obsessed with “anything Ancient Egyptian”, from art, dance, ancient writings and history.   It was her passion, her love, her best friend. Her mind was like sponge, it soaked it all in.  She was only 14 years old, but she knew more about this subject than her history teachers. But the downside of her […]

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Working with Reactive-Attachment Students in a Residential Setting

Reactive-Attachment disorder generally is rooted in relational trauma that results in the young lady either overly associating herself with others in a disinhibited and indiscriminate manner, or altogether removing herself from meaningful relational involvement, attachment and investment. Either way, the young lady fails to engage in healthy attachment and growth-promoting relationships with others. At New […]

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Graduation & 20th Anniversary Alumni Reunion

Posted by John Stewart | Education, Life at New Haven | Alumni Graduation Reunion school 0 Comments

With early summer has come a time for celebration for our students! On June 19 New Haven had 31 students graduate high school – 26 of which were in Utah to participate in the ceremony with their peers. Three wonderful speakers shared their inspirational stories, and what they learned from their journey through both New […]

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What Makes New Haven Different: Identity Work and Values

Posted by gretchenb | Admissions, Life at New Haven, Therapeutic/Clinical | 0 Comments

  -What Makes New Haven Residential Treatment Center Different: Identity Work and Values One of the very first assignments we ask each of our families to complete is about values.  Each student and parent is asked to identify their top ten values.  It is remarkable how many of them have never thought about or identified their […]

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What Makes New Haven Different: Core Meaning

Posted by gretchenb | Admissions, Life at New Haven, Therapeutic/Clinical | 0 Comments

  -What Makes New Haven Residential Treatment Center Different: Core meaning We all carry core beliefs that impact how we see and feel about ourselves and consequently how we behave and interact in our relationships. The analogy that I use to explain this concept to families is that of a tree.  Imagine a big beautiful […]

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The Power of Choice

One of the top reasons why I love working at New Haven Residential Treatment Center is because of their emphasis on nurturing healthy relationships.  We teach the concept of allowing people to make choices and to then experience related consequences rather than forcing people to do things the way we want them to.  Although using force […]

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