Woman struggling with mental health during stress awareness month

Stress Awareness Month

Stress can be debilitating, often interfering with a person’s quality of life. We all experience some forms of stress. As adults, we are better able to manage our stress, resulting in fewer issues. For teens, stress has the potential of creating mental health and addiction issues. Every year for many years, the Health Resource Network…

Man enjoys time outside and considers a good spring clean

Spring Clean Your Life

Spring is a time of rebirth and growth. We are inspired to de-clutter and create space for clarity and creativity. We often make time to de-clutter and re-organize our physical environment however we forget about clearing up our internal environment. Spring’s energy can be a great time to assess our lives. It provides an opportunity…

Contemplative girl during self injury awareness month

March is Self Injury Awareness Month

Self-injury or self-harm is usually a response to severe emotional distress. A person may cause intentional, non-suicidal injuries to his or her body as a way to mirror psychological pain with emotional pain. In some cases, the physical injury can have a temporary calming effect and, in others, a self-inflicted wound is a way to…

a teen undergoes acupuncture for OCD

Benefits of Acupuncture for OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, ranks among the most common mental illnesses. Most people experience some OCD behaviors, but keep these in balance with daily life. When OCD occurs with greater intensity, it damages daily life. For a teen with a diagnosis of this mental health problem, acupuncture for OCD provides proven benefits. About OCD OCD…

a clinician inserts needles into skin to represent an acupuncture therapy program

What Is Acupuncture Therapy?

Numerous programs can help people of all ages overcome addiction and mental health problems. However, many of these programs focus on the needs of adults. For that reason, many teens and young adults struggle with finding programs that meet their unique needs. This is what makes Destinations for Teens stand out. We offer comprehensive treatment…

a teen asks her mom does psychotherapy work

Does Psychotherapy Work?

You’ve probably come across psychotherapy as an option for treating substance abuse or a co-occurring mental health disorder. Have you ever wondered, “Does psychotherapy work?” If your teenager needs to talk to someone, why can’t they just turn to their parents, guidance counselor, or a trusted friend? Psychotherapy is useful for treating a number of…

Teen boys do yoga after asking what is yoga therapy

What Is Yoga Therapy?

There’s more to addiction and mental health treatment than just traditional therapy. In fact, many holistic therapy options such as yoga can aid people in recovery. However, what is yoga therapy, and what benefits does it offer? The more that you know, the easier that it is to understand why mental health centers incorporate it…