Helping Dropouts Fare Better in Life
20November

Helping Dropouts Fare Better in LifeHelping Dropouts Fare Better in LifeHelping Dropouts Fare Better in Life

By At The Crossroads

Study Finds that Certain Life Experiences Can Worsen the Negative Effects of Dropping Out of School A new study finds that certain life experiences — from being fired from a job to being arrested — can worsen the negative effects of...

Study Finds that Certain Life Experiences Can Worsen the Negative Effects of Dropping Out of School A new study finds that certain life experiences — from being fired from a job to being arrested — can worsen the negative effects of dropping out of school. But there are...

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5 Tips for Guiding Your Teen into Adulthood
13September

5 Tips for Guiding Your Teen into Adulthood5 Tips for Guiding Your Teen into Adulthood5 Tips for Guiding Your Teen into Adulthood

By At The Crossroads

Launching into adulthood can be a scary undertaking -- not just for a teen but for their parents as well. There comes a time in every teen's life where they are faced with individuating themselves from their parents. This is an opportunity for any...

Launching into adulthood can be a scary undertaking -- not just for a teen but for their parents as well. There comes a time in every teen's life where they are faced with individuating themselves from their parents. This is an opportunity for any teen to spread their wings and explore...

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Breaking The Cycle: Young Adults and Codependency
03September

Breaking The Cycle: Young Adults and CodependencyBreaking The Cycle: Young Adults and...Breaking The Cycle: Young Adults and Codependency

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Keyword: Codependency Codependency is a cycle, and there is a way to thrust a branch of reason in between its spokes. Pun-intended, but this is a really effective illustration of the problem's fix, and that will be explored below. The (bi)cycle...

Keyword: Codependency Codependency is a cycle, and there is a way to thrust a branch of reason in between its spokes. Pun-intended, but this is a really effective illustration of the problem's fix, and that will be explored below. The (bi)cycle of dependency has got to be crashed by...

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Young Adult Treatment: Coaching Parents on Boundary Setting and Detachment
30August

Young Adult Treatment: Coaching Parents on Boundary...Young Adult Treatment: Coaching Parents on...Young Adult Treatment: Coaching Parents on Boundary...

By Misti Mecham

ATC's Clinical Team was honored to present at the 2018 Layton, Utah Regional NATSAP - National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs Conference on "When Young Adult Treatment Gets 'Messy': Coaching Parents on Boundary Setting and...

ATC's Clinical Team was honored to present at the 2018 Layton, Utah Regional NATSAP - National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs Conference on "When Young Adult Treatment Gets 'Messy': Coaching Parents on Boundary Setting and Detachment." Click to view the presentation....

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An Inside Look Into an ATC Recovery Support Group
29August

An Inside Look Into an ATC Recovery Support GroupAn Inside Look Into an ATC Recovery Support...An Inside Look Into an ATC Recovery Support Group

By Mike Hench

At ATC we hold a weekly co-ed recovery support group that meets on Tuesday afternoons at our clubhouse. Not all members of the group have a primary substance use disorder or are necessarily substance dependent. The qualification to be in the group...

At ATC we hold a weekly co-ed recovery support group that meets on Tuesday afternoons at our clubhouse. Not all members of the group have a primary substance use disorder or are necessarily substance dependent. The qualification to be in the group is simply a desire to be sober while at...

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12 Things Young Adults Learn After One year Sober
29August

12 Things Young Adults Learn After One year Sober12 Things Young Adults Learn After One year...12 Things Young Adults Learn After One year Sober

By Mike Hench

I have worked solely with young adults over the past 12 years of my career and have had the joy and pleasure of experiencing many clients that are enjoying the benefits of long-term recovery. After interviewing several of my previous clients about...

I have worked solely with young adults over the past 12 years of my career and have had the joy and pleasure of experiencing many clients that are enjoying the benefits of long-term recovery. After interviewing several of my previous clients about what they learned following one year of...

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Going Fishing: Young Adults in Mental Health Therapy
29August

Going Fishing: Young Adults in Mental Health TherapyGoing Fishing: Young Adults in Mental Health...Going Fishing: Young Adults in Mental Health Therapy

By At The Crossroads

There is a great movie called “A River Runs Through It” about family ties and learning how to unconditionally love those who challenge us with decisions and choices in their life that we may not agree with or understand. “Each...

There is a great movie called “A River Runs Through It” about family ties and learning how to unconditionally love those who challenge us with decisions and choices in their life that we may not agree with or understand. “Each one of us here today will at one time in...

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Building Upon Wilderness Therapy Experience Young Adult Transitional Living
29August

Building Upon Wilderness Therapy Experience Young Adult...Building Upon Wilderness Therapy Experience...Building Upon Wilderness Therapy Experience Young Adult...

By Mike Hench

The majority of clients arrive at ATC having first completed a wilderness therapy program. More often than not these students arrive glowing with a renewed sense of pride, confidence, eagerness and hope in continuing the growth experienced in the...

The majority of clients arrive at ATC having first completed a wilderness therapy program. More often than not these students arrive glowing with a renewed sense of pride, confidence, eagerness and hope in continuing the growth experienced in the powerful container that only wilderness...

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