teen using music therapy for recovery

How Music Therapy Can Promote Recovery

It’s often said that music is food for the soul. Music has the power to reduce stress, calm a person’s nerves and even spur creativity. And music is one of the easiest ways for people to connect–regardless of culture. That’s why music therapy for recovery is so powerful–it is cathartic and healing for teens on…

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LGBTQIA+ Support Services for Teens in CA

The teenage years are an important time in a young adult’s development. They are growing in their understanding of the world. And, they are also learning about the importance of their identity. For some teens, it can be as simple as identifying themselves by what they enjoy. Yet, for others, it will mean exerting the…

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What Triggers Seasonal Depression for Teens?

Dreary weather and dark days can sometimes make winter less than joyous. And while some people can shake off the sadness of cold weather, it presents a huge challenge for others. Seasonal depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), impacts five percent of Americans. While there is no data available on how many teens…

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3 Ways to Encourage Teen Therapy for Your Child

Young adulthood is filled with angst. Between physical changes, mood swings, peer pressure, and striving for academic achievement, teen stress can be high. However, when a teen begins to exhibit severe distress, it is time to seek professional help. Teen therapy services support adolescents as they transition from adolescence to adulthood. If you are ready…

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What Teens Learn in Photography Therapy

Teenagers love photography as it allows them to share with the world how they express themselves. From posing for selfies or with friends, teens enjoy the act of taking photographs and posting on social media. But have you ever considered how photography therapy could help your teen as part of their recovery treatment? Like other…

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The Challenges and Benefits of Treatment for Mental Health

Balancing school, family, financial, and social responsibilities leave many teens at risk of experiencing complications related to their self-esteem and mental health. If you believe mental health concerns might be preventing your teen from living their best life, having a solid teen mental health treatment experience can open doors your teen never thought possible. Why…

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Recognizing World Mental Health Day in October

Becoming aware of mental health and effective treatment needs to be an ongoing discussion in our homes and communities, according to the World Federation of Mental Health. To raise awareness about mental health, the organization established World Mental Health Day in 1992. Since then, mental health has been celebrated worldwide on October 10, with participants advocating for…

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3 Different Exercise Therapy Techniques

Overcoming drug and alcohol addiction is often difficult for teens. In addition to detox, therapeutic services can help support teens to learn to become aware of the causes of their addiction and how to consistently fight their urges. Destinations for Teens’ exercise therapy program is a holistic treatment option helping teens remain sober. Learn the…

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3 Benefits of Group Therapy for Teens

Peer pressure. Doing well in school. Family issues. There are tons of reasons that teenagers feel emotional and become withdrawn from their family and friends. Group therapy for teens helps adolescents realize that they are not alone in their struggles. Destinations for Teens provides many treatment and counseling services for teens who need support. Contact…