What Are the Symptoms of ADHD?

What Are the Symptoms of ADHD? By, Laurie Laird  Reference: mentalhealth.about.com/cs/familyresources/l/bladd.htm ADHD is not like a broken arm, or strep throat, it does not have clear physical signs that can be seen in an x-ray or a lab test. ADHD can only be identified by looking for certain characteristic behaviors and these behaviors vary from person […]

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Why Will My Daughter Listen to You?

Posted by gretchenb | Oppositional Defiant Disorder | 0 Comments

The first time we meet parents we often times hear the statement, “My child has put up walls. She won’t listen to me. She won’t listen to her therapists or her teachers, not anyone.”  This question always follows, “If I enroll my daughter into New Haven, why will she listen to you?”  This is a […]

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What is a Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center?

  A dual diagnosis treatment center is one that provides treatment for individuals who have coexisting difficulties with mental health and drugs and/or alcohol.  The treatment of individuals who have both mental health difficulties and substance use difficulties is generally considered to be more complex than treating either one alone.  It is a dilemma commonly […]

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Zambia Trip

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Life at New Haven | 0 Comments

“I’m excited to take experiential healing to the next level. Excited to experience something totally new with the girls and their families, we are all in the same boat.” KJ This trip is an adventure of a lifetime. I cannot wait to start building the school, watch the girls give to those who are in […]

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30 Days of Recovery

To somone struggling with recovery: Whenever I struggle with recovery I remember how miserable I was in active addiction & even when I was a dry drunk. I was completely self centered. I was hurting others by my actions. I never thought of others, ever. At the end of the day of active addiction was […]

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Research Outcomes

In order for therapists to provide clients with the most effective services possible, they must thoroughly understand the systematic research that contributes to successful therapy. Outcomes research seeks to answer the following questions: Which interventions work best for which types of clients, and under what circumstances? The results of outcomes research are used to inform […]

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Educational Outcomes

Posted by gretchenb | Academics | education educational goals educational outcomes 0 Comments

Education is goal-oriented with specific milestones to track students’ progress toward high school graduation and college admissions, but what happens if those milestones are not met because life has taken some unexpected detours? At New Haven School, students admit with a variety of educational backgrounds and experiences. Many find themselves missing the milestones they need […]

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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 | Addiction & Recovery | 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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Finding the Right Treatment Program

Posted by Ari Terry | Understanding Therapy | 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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