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Signs of Substance Abuse

Published on July 25th, 2017

Substance abuse is a dangerous pattern of behavior wherein an individual abuses drugs and/or alcohol and is or may become physically and psychologically dependent on those substances. Substance abuse and addiction continue to be a leading cause of death of young adults ages 15-24, and threatens the health and function of millions of people nationwide. […]

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Talking To Your Teen About Substance Abuse

Published on June 22nd, 2017

Talking to your teen about substance abuse is never an easy topic to broach, but sometimes it’s a necessary one. During their teenage years, kids are often exposed for the first time to drugs and alcohol. This is also an age when peer pressure, desire to fit in, and rebellious inclinations at are at a […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Published on May 4th, 2017

May is Mental Health Awareness Month which means we should not only recognize that mental health issues are real and present struggles in many people’s lives but we should also work to better understand and communicate with those who suffer from them. Mental health disorders can take on a number of different forms in a […]

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Get Your Teen The Help They Need

Published on April 25th, 2017

Growing up is difficult, and as many who have surpassed this age know, the teenage years are a particularly vulnerable time in a person’s life. During the teen years there are many changes that are happening physically, socially, and mentally that can lead people to make harmful choices. There is also an enormous amount of […]

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The Benefits of Family Therapy Minnesota

Published on March 20th, 2017

Any discussion of family therapy requires a definition for the term “family.” Family therapy is based on the definition of a family as a “group of people with common ties of affection and responsibility.” This definition is from the Treatment Improvement Protocol Series which is published by the Department of Health and Human services. Family […]

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