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Types of Services Offered At Options

Published on October 19th, 2016

Here at Options Family and Behavior Services, we strive to treat those with mental illness and/or chemical dependency. Additionally, we are able to help the loved ones of those suffering from these illnesses through parent programs, support groups, and more. We provide adolescent day treatment, dual diagnosis treatment, family therapy in St Paul and the […]

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How Parents Can Help Teens Overcome Substance Abuse

Published on September 12th, 2016

There are many reasons as to why teens venture into the dangerous world of drugs. For some, it’s a desperate need to fit in, a self-esteem booster, or a way to feel less bored. For others, it’s an attention grabber, an illegal activity high, or simply what they think they are supposed to do in […]

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The Importance of Family Therapy

Published on August 11th, 2016

Adolescence is an extremely difficult time to go through, especially if one is dealing with mental health problems, sobriety issues, or familial fights. Oftentimes, even if an adolescent is in individual therapy, family therapy can help even more. If the entire family unit is having problems, even if the adolescent is getting the help they […]

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What is Substance Abuse Treatment?

Published on July 19th, 2016

Many people have little or no understanding of why or even how other people become addicted to drugs or alcohol. Often people assume that the problem stems from a lack of moral principles or the lack willpower that it takes to walk away from the addictive substance. The truth is very different; addiction is a […]

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June is PTSD Awareness Month

Published on June 22nd, 2016

Many people associate PTSD (Post traumatic stress disorder) with military service, but there are many more traumatic events that can cause this condition. It may be difficult to believe, but there are close to eight million people in the US that are affected. It is one of the major conditions that require intensive mental health […]

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