Muir Wood therapist, David Laing

Young People in AA

On an average day, 76 teens enter treatment programs due to alcoholism, according to the Office of Applied Studies. As part of the care they receive in rehab, teens are […]

Outpatient Services for Your Teen

Outpatient services play an important role in the continuum of care in rehab. While inpatient treatment is the best option for teenagers who need acute detox services or intensive supervision, […]

Meditation in Recovery

Meditation is one of a number of for those in recovery from alcohol and drug abuse or dependence. Teens, too, can reap the benefits of opening the connections between mental […]

How Can I Help My Teen Stay Sober?

Teens graduate from drug rehab with a whole new set of coping skills and resources to help them stay sober. Yet in the months following rehab, teenagers are extremely vulnerable […]

Find a Sponsor

In 12-step programs, the sponsor plays a vital role in a member’s recovery. A sponsor is a seasoned member of the group who has completed the 12 steps with the […]

Drug Testing Your Teen

Before making the decision to administer tests at home, however, it’s important to consider the potential dangers and risks. Many experts and school officials are skeptical as to the efficacy […]

Strategies for Avoiding Post-Rehab Relapse

Avoiding relapse is the greatest challenge that your teen will face after graduating from rehab. Completing an addiction treatment program doesn’t mean that the graduate is free from the influence […]

Alumni Programs for Teenagers

After completing an addiction treatment program, teens should never feel that they’ve been left to fend for themselves. Alumni programs continue to provide support for rehab graduates for years after […]