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What Is Neuropsychology, and How Is It Used to Treat Substance Use Disorder?

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Service Work: How Does It Aid in Addiction Recovery?

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) was created back in 1935 with one purpose in mind: “to help the individual that is still struggling recover.” In fact, one of the founders, Bill Wilson, wrote in the original text of the 12-Step program that “Practical experience shows that nothing will so much insure immunity from drinking than work with […]

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Interventions: Are They Useful for Adolescent Addiction Recovery?

Interventions have gotten a lot more recognition in recent years due to a television show by the same name. Since 2005, A&E’s Intervention has brought the intervention process into people’s homes and into the public sphere. Regardless of what we may think of the show itself, it has created some beliefs that must be addressed […]

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What Is Fentanyl, and Why Is It So Prominent in the Adolescent Population?

Fentanyl is one of those prominent drugs in the public’s consciousness right now. The conversation around the rise of fentanyl tends to get political or divisive, which distracts from the core issue. That issue is that fentanyl is deadly, it is prevalent, and its use is becoming highly common among the adolescent population. Fentanyl is […]

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What Does Online Substance Use Disorder Recovery Look Like?

One of life’s difficult tasks is to find positivity in the face of tragedy. How do we rise like the phoenix out of the ashes of despair? At Elk Mountain Girls Academy, we believe that God does not act without reason.  For instance, a person might ask: What good can come from the devastating COVID-19 […]

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Can Elk Mountain Girls Academy Treat My Daughter’s Vape Addiction?

Can you believe there was once a time when cigarette advertisements were everywhere? You couldn’t drive down the highway or open a magazine without seeing an advertisement for Pall Mall or Lucky Strike cigarettes. Popular television and radio shows were brought to you by Winston and Phillip Morris. Even doctors were portrayed on television recommending […]

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Why Is Academic Recovery Crucial for Healthy Recovery?

One of the scariest thoughts a parent may have for their child is the thought of them being “left behind.” All loving parents want to see their children grow up and succeed. This is why sending a child away for recovery can feel so scary.  So many questions and concerns arise when we see our […]

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What Are Some of the Ways That Elk Mountain Girls Academy Treats Anxiety and Depression?

Have you noticed that every other advertisement you see lately is for some form of anti-depressant or another? Do you ever ask yourself why that is? We ask ourselves that question all the time. It’s one of our jobs to be in the know about those sorts of things. That makes sense, right? According to […]

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Why Is Marijuana Especially Harmful to the Adolescent Mind?

What happens when parents discover that their daughter has been experimenting with marijuana? Usually, one of three scenarios will take place. In the first scenario, the parents may shrug off the marijuana use as a harmless substance and typical adolescent fun. These parents often think: You know, it’s no worse than alcohol. In the second […]

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Psychedelics: How Harmful Can They Really Be?

A widely used phrase among the counter-culture of the 1960s was “turn on, tune in, drop out.” It was intended to promote the idea that altering your mind could somehow alter physical reality. What we now know is that these substances did not fulfill their promise. Unfortunately, despite what we now know about the downsides […]

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What Is Neuropsychology, and How Is It Used to Treat Substance Use Disorder?

Thomas Edison once joked that “The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.” While cheeky, we must remember that there is a grain of truth in even the silliest of musings. The brain is vital to the entire body. Yet, there is still so much about the human brain we don’t […]

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