1. How Can Wilderness Therapy Stop My Child From Being A Bully

    Why do some kids turn into bullies? Why do teens think violence, taunting, or hurtful words will fix their social problems. If you are worried that your child is severely bullying others, read on—we’ll explain how modern wilderness therapy at Fire Mountain can help stop your child from being a b…Read More

  2. Is The Holiday Season REALLY a Time for Cheer?

    We hear it all the time “The holiday season is a time for cheer”. For many families the holiday season is actually a time of stress, arguments, and high expectations. As professionals, we notice that Seasonal Affective Disorder, Depression, and Anxiety can all peak during winter months. This can…Read More

  3. How to Choose a Residential Treatment Center in Colorado

    What makes Fire Mountain Programs Residential Treatment Center Unique: When making decisions about how to choose a Residential Treatment Center in Colorado, it is imperative to consider the population they serve and the services offered by the treatment center. Fire Mountain Programs RTC serves adol…Read More

  4. Is Your Teenager Just Angry or Is It Something More?

    We hear from parents who have issues with their children all the time at Fire Mountain. These issues range from drug addiction to depression and everything in between. One of the most common issues we hear about, however, is children and teens who seem to be angry all the time. They are angry at the…Read More

  5. Prescription Drug Abuse In Teens

    It seems now more than ever that people are using prescription drugs for reasons other than why their doctor prescribed them. This is especially affecting the younger generation as they continue to have more and more access to harmful prescription drugs every day. While parents may be concerned that…Read More

  6. Is Your Teenager At Risk For Pregnancy?

    While all parents have to worry about their children going down the wrong path and getting involved in the use of drugs and alcohol, only about 50 percent of parents have to worry about their child getting pregnant at a young age. The thought of your little girl becoming a mother before she even has…Read More

  7. Six Myths About Self-Harm

    We talk to parents all the time who are worried about the wellbeing of their teenager. This fear stems from being unsure about how their child is coping with their stresses and responsibilities. With much talk surrounding self-harm in recent years, parents seem to be searching for more answers surro…Read More

  8. My Teenage Child Has Anxiety

    Anxiety is something that many people deal with on a daily basis. Even as an adult, having to go through your routine each day while dealing with extreme emotional and even physical side effects really does have a huge effect on a person. This disorder can be even more difficult to handle if you als…Read More

  9. How Can Your Anxious Teen Manage Their Symptoms?

    There is no doubt in the mind of any parent that being a teenager is a difficult thing to do. When describing their adolescent, we often hear parents use words like chaotic, dramatic and hormonal. And rightfully so. Teenagers are dealing with a whirlwind of feelings while also navigating the complic…Read More