Counseling and Family Program For Teens
  • Individual teen counseling sessions- 1-2 times per week
  • Group therapy 5-7 times per week
  • Family sessions 4-6 times per month (in person or by Skype)
  • Development of a Coming Home Contract
  • Quarterly Parent Weekend programs
Teen Substance Abuse Recovery
  • Relationship focused therapy as a means to getting needs met without substances
  • Substance abuse and self-destructive behavior Relapse Prevention curriculum
  • 12-Steps modified for teenagers
  • Daily mental health or substance abuse education groups
  • Natural Highs Curriculum
Teen Relationship Skills
  • Identifying true friends vs. “frenemies”
  • Understanding how to get needs met (“The Attachment Cycle”)
  • Self-responsible communication skills (language that conveys taking responsibility for one’s part in relationships and stating needs in a mature way)

Accredited school program

Teaching Teens Life Skills
  • Job skills: Interview preparation, resumes, job search skills
  • Personal finance
  • Renting apartments
  • Human behavior
  • Passion projects
Job Skills and Resume Building For Teens
  • Organic Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Volunteering (Can be used for community service requirements)
  •  Commercial Kitchen- food prep to dishes
  • Daily Physical Conditioning: Yoga, cardio workouts, hiking and martial arts
  • Cooking classes
  • Whole foods diet
  • Western medical traditional and holistic medicine
Recreation Therapy
  • Lots of time spent in nature
  • Equine assisted programs: Two workshops per month at Medicine Horse
  • Exploration in Rocky Mountain National Park and surrounding national forest
  • Clearing and stacking wood for fire mitigation projects
Teen Aftercare

The transition home and the six months to a year after a program are critical times for teens and families. We have a menu of options for aftercare from which to choose.

  • 6 weeks of weekly aftercare sessions with a Fire Mountain counselor are included with tuition if insurance runs out or you are on private pay status.
  • 6 and 12 month programs are available for both local and out of region families.