Treatment

Risk Factors for Substance Abuse for Teens

While there is no way to definitively predict which teens might develop a substance abuse disorder, there are a number of risk factors that considerably increase the likelihood an abuse problem will occur. By understanding these risk factors, parents and others involved in a child’s...

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Teen Rehab Infographic

ROOTS: A 10-Week Re-Entry Program

ROOTS is a 10-week re-entry program geared to assist adolescents with transitions. The creation of individualized treatment plans benefit all variants of treatment needs. ROOTS, Our Los Angeles outpatient program supports teens reintegrating into the home environment after long-term treatment and/or therapeutic boarding schools. Our curriculum...

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Do I Have Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

We've all done it: called the arrogant, self-righteous, unsympathetic person we know a [caption id="" align="alignright" width="220"] Narcissus (oil on canvas) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] "narcissist" and we may have even felt pretty confident that they are most certainly suffering from a Narcissistic Personality Disorder.  It's a buzzword...

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A Brief Overview of DBT – Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

In this brief overview of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), we are illustrating the efficacy of  DBT for the treatment of patients with suicidal behavior, bipolar disorder, and borderline personality disorder. DBT has been shown to reduce severe dysfunctional behaviors in clients. DBT uses validation has...

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