When it comes to mental health and addiction, there is no one size fits all. It is important that treatment centers have age-specific programs. At Clear Recovery Center, we offer tailored support for adolescents and teens that addresses their specific stressors and struggles in order to provide the most comprehensive treatment.
There are unique pressures associated with being an adolescent or teenager in today’s world. Between juggling school, sports, family and friendships, teens can feel stressed or overwhelmed. These stressors can increase the risk of anxiety and depression. Without healthy coping skills, teens may self-medicate with drugs or alcohol.
In our teen and adolescent programming, we address these unique concerns. Because many of our case managers and therapists have faced similar challenges, our team is able to authentically engage with teens in our program. Teen programming takes place after school hours. Clients receive academic counseling, weekly family sessions, career counseling, individual therapy, and case management. We make sure to assess all areas of their lives to offer proper treatment and tools for moving forward after their time at Clear Recovery Center.
While we provide a full continuum of care, our approach is individualized, evidence-based and age-specific to give our clients the best possible chance at long term recovery. We pride ourselves on our expert clinical team who is highly skilled in the latest in evidence-based treatments and therapies.
As part of our program, each of our clients is assigned a personal therapist who works directly with them through the duration of their treatment. Additionally, every client receives support and guidance from their own case manager so that they may reenter the world more confident and prepared.
PARTIAL HOSPITALIZATION PROGRAM
INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM
CLINICAL ASSESSMENT / PSYCHIATRY
It is no secret that during the teen years, the opportunity to experiment with drugs and alcohol presents itself. Unfortunately, the brains of those between the ages of 12 and 17 have not fully developed, often leading to poor decision-making and impulsivity. The added stress that comes from peer pressure does not make saying “no” to drugs and alcohol any easier for a teen. As a result, the rates of teens abusing drugs and alcohol continue to increase.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2020 Monitoring the Future Survey report found the following:
- Inhalant abuse increased in 8th graders, going from 3.8% in 2016 to 6.1% in 2020
- 20% of 8th graders, 40% of 10th graders, and 55% of 12th graders drank alcohol within the past year
- 11.8% of 8th graders, 28% of 10th graders, and 35% of 12th graders used marijuana within the past year
- Other prominent drugs of abuse within this age group included amphetamines, opioids, inhalants, hallucinogens, crack, cocaine, and tranquilizers