Let’s Talk. Call Us Today.
888.317.3958

Depression Treatment

Depression is one of the common behavioral health issues facing teens, and it seems to be getting more and more prevalent. Learn more about depressions, co-occurring disorders, and how you can help your daughter.

I want to learn about:

Positive Self-talk | New Haven Residential Treatment Center

Positive Self-Talk and Core Messages

Self-talk is more than just the words you tell yourself.  Self-talk includes how you relate to social media, the music you listen to and the friends you spend time with. These messages combine to create a single core message that can define you. When you become aware of your self-talk and the core message in…

Read More
What makes New Haven Residential Treatment Center different? One thing is we focus on each girls core meaning.

Core Meaning

  -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…

Read More
Dealing with Teen Depression in a Residential Treatment Center

Dealing with Teen Depression in a Residential Treatment Setting

Upon entering a residential treatment center, about 80% of adolescent girls have some form of anxiety or depression. Many of the behaviors we see in residential treatment mirror the behaviors at home upon admission: school avoidance, isolation, struggles with peer relationships, activity refusal, self-harm, suicidal ideation and disconnect from family. I have encountered all of…

Read More

“Coping with Depression at School”

Depression can steal everything that you love. Depression doesn’t ask permission or quietly exit when it takes what it wants. It lingers and invades everything that you think about, do, and create. It becomes a wall that most people think is too high to even attempt to climb. As an educator at New Haven, I…

Read More
Residential treatment Center for Teenage Girls and their Families - Read how New Haven helped this family

Back to Basics: Supporting Teens and Loved Ones with Depression

As a supporter of a family member suffering from depression, I know how difficult it can be. The worry, exhaustion, frustrations, concerns, and pain can become overwhelming.  Supporting loved ones with depression can be confusing. Why are they so sad? Why don’t they enjoy things they used to? Why don’t they have energy or motivation?…

Read More

Is My Teenager Depressed?

Is your teenager irritable? Apathetic? Withdrawn? Does she sleep in, seemingly forever, on weekends? Does she express unhappiness and thoughts of death and dying? If so, how do you know if she’s suffering from depression or just garden variety teenage angst?

Read More

Low Motivation in Teens

Often what appears to laziness is really avoidant behavior-a coping response based on the pain associated with trying and failing repeatedly despite best efforts.

Read More