1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Power of Art Therapy for Troubled Teens

    Most of the time, people consider art to be something people do in their free time as a hobby. Additionally, most think that in order to create art, you have to be talented. At Fire Mountain Programs, we do not share this opinion. Instead, we think that art is an amazing therapy practice that allows…Read More

  7. Will Your Teen’s Depression Make Them Violent In The Future?

    Depression that goes untreated in any person can turn into an extremely destructive force. That endless feeling of hopelessness and a complete and utter lack of motivation is a hard thing for anyone to deal with for an extended amount of time. However, when a teenager is depressed and does not recei…Read More

  8. 8 Everyday Habits For Maintaining Your Mental Health

    Our main concern at Fire Mountain Programs is helping teenagers to become responsible, healthy and self-sustaining human beings. It is our opinion that one of the most imperative parts of this process is getting the teenager to a place where they can successfully maintain their mental health. As a p…Read More

  9. Teen Suicide: Your Fears Confronted

    Suicide is a very hard topic to cover. While it isn’t something people like to talk about at all, it is something that continues to need more awareness surrounding it. There is not a single parent on the planet who believes that their child would take their own life. However, over 1500 youth betwe…Read More

  10. How Can You Tell If Your Teenager Is Depressed?

    When it comes to the moods of teenagers, it’s not unlikely for them to be a bit erratic to say the least. We all remember what it was like to be a teenager and the emotional highs and lows that you experience on a daily, if not an hourly basis. On the other hand, mood swings are absolutely not the…Read More