Salsa

Optional Salsa

  Destinations to Recovery has created this new Chef’s Corner, where parents can find healthy recipes for their hungry teens that are recovering from addiction. Check out this week’s recipe below:   Ingredients   1 cup fresh mango, chopped small 1 cup fresh pineapple, chopped small 1/2 cup fresh avocado, chopped small 1 jalapeno, seeded…

People cross a finish line to represent successful recovery for your teen

Aftercare: How You Can Promote a Successful Recovery for Your Teen

The importance of aftercare for addiction recovery can’t be overstated and is essential to a successful recovery for your teen. Aftercare is the continuing individualized programming that takes place once treatment is complete. A study on the advances in substance abuse treatment for adolescents, published by the National Institutes of Health, cites a number of…

A mother talks to her daughter about the objectives of treatment for adolescent addiction

The Objectives of Treatment for Adolescent Addiction

Adolescents are developmentally different from adults, and when teens becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol, they need a research-based treatment program that’s centered on their level of development and which focuses on education, behaviors, family dynamics and peer issues. The objectives of treatment for teenagers should differ considerably from those of adult treatment, according to…