1. How to Recognize Loneliness in Teenagers

    In a world where we are ultra-connected and over-stimulated, it appears that teenagers are lonelier now than ever before. Teenagers who suffer from loneliness experience emotional pain, which can have serious consequences for mental and physical health. Here, we’ll discuss four ways you can recogn…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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