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Growing Competition From Super Luxury Addiction Centers Opening Overseas - Treatment Magazine

Growing Competition From Super Luxury Addiction Centers Opening Overseas - Treatment Magazine | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
But what may remain just around the edges for med surg, for the orphan status addiction treatment industry, especially in the $10B to $15B a year higher end private side, the regulatory, reimbursement and consumer cultural protective barriers do not apply nearly as broadly, if at all, and thus growing foreign addictions medical tourism could represent, to borrow from the lexicon of national security, much more of a clear and present danger on the competition side.
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Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens
News and Opinion of Interest to Parents and Professionals Working with With Struggling Young People - Web Page www.strugglingteens.com
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Woodbury Reports Places For Struggling Teens - News and Views

Woodbury Reports Places For Struggling Teens - News and Views | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

This is a supplemental publication of Woodbury Reports' Places for Struggling Teens, www.strugglingteens.com.  We search the Internet to find articles and opinions that might be helpful to professionals in the private parent-choice network, and parents working with teens with behavioral/emotional/learning problems.

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License to Parent - A Documentary on Parenting the Right Way

License to Parent - A Documentary on Parenting the Right Way | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
The way society values children needs to change. Right now the system is tilted to a parent having a right to raise children as they wish, as opposed to a child having the right to a good life with competent parents. The law is getting tougher i
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This is a documentary movie in production that sounds very interesting. -Lon

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Noon With Woodbury Reports: Convincing A Loved One To Get Counseling, Interview With Mark Komrad

Noon With Woodbury Reports: Convincing A Loved One To Get Counseling, Interview With Mark Komrad | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Dr. Mark Komrad explained that when a loved one needs mental health counseling, the hardest thing about it is getting them to show up for the sessions.
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Author and Psychiatrist Komrad explains that the main hurdle in successful counseling is to get the person to just show up for his/her sessions. -Lon 

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Ten Famous Psychology Findings That It’s Been Difficult To Replicate

Ten Famous Psychology Findings That It’s Been Difficult To Replicate | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
By Christian Jarrett Every now and again a psychology finding is published that immediately grabs the world's attention and refuses to let go – often it's a result with immediate implications for how we can live more happily and peacefully, or it says something profound about human nature. Said finding then enters the public consciousness, endlessly recycled in pop…
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A good reminder to take research findings with a skeptical attitude - or, beware when someone says something is scientifically proven.  -Lon

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Heroin: The scarring of the next generation

Heroin: The scarring of the next generation | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Heroin's shattering force hit Huntington, WV, in a span of 5 hours: 28 overdoses, 2 deaths. Here is the story of the day when "all hell broke loose."
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Is it really as bad as the story says in Huntington? Or, aren't there stories about successful counteractions? -Lon

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Novitas-ID Student Becomes North American Champion at SkillsUSA2016

Novitas Student becomes the North American Champion at SkillsUSA 2016.
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The Expanding Reach of Art Therapy | Art Business News

The Expanding Reach of Art Therapy | Art Business News | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Though it’s a relatively new approach to mental health treatment, art therapy is gaining traction and making a difference in people’s lives By Farah Joan
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Many therapeutic boarding schools have been using this since at least the 1980s, when I first became aware of it.  The availability of art coloring books for adults has introduced many normal adults of the benefits of doing this as a hobby. -Lon

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Noon With Woodbury Reports -Body Brokering in Healthcare Interview – “Kansas” Cafferty

Noon With Woodbury Reports -Body Brokering in Healthcare Interview – “Kansas” Cafferty | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

"Kansas Cafferty," Executive Director of True North Recovery Services in California, explains the problem of "Body Brokering" in the Intervention network. 

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"Body Brokering" is similar to the "Finder's Fees" issue that was active several years ago.  Kansas explains here some of the activities many professionals are doing to stop the practice as unethical. -Lon

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Another Way to End Bullying?

Another Way to End Bullying? | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Another Way to #EndBullying? #EarlyChildhood #Bullying #ParentingTips - page 1 - Parenting Talk - Parenting Community
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The author's advice is bullying can best be stopped by starting early, that is raise confident children rather than shame based. -Lon

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Generation Found - Groundbreaking film that explores addressing addiction at a national 

Groundbreaking film that explores revolutionary ways of addressing addiction at a national level to be shown at historic La Paloma in Encinitas, CA. Generation Found is a film about alternative recovery approaches that work for young people who struggle with addiction. - PR12581148
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Generation Found - a file featuring an alternative to the intensive law enforcement "War on Drugs" and claims to be a more effective approach.  What do you think? -Lon

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Bipolar Disorder Vs. Borderline Personality Disorder

Bipolar Disorder Vs. Borderline Personality Disorder | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Introduction Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder have some similarities. However, they also have some distinguishable characteristics, as
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Father of Audrie Pott, Saratoga Teen Who Committed Suicide and Topic of Netflix Documentary "Audrie & Daisy", Publicly Calls for Passage of 'Equal Shared Parenting Law'

The press conference will be held on September 12, 2016 in California
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What do you think of this latest chapter in the alienated parent controversy? -Lon

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Mental Health In Schools: A Hidden Crisis Affecting Millions Of Students

Mental Health In Schools: A Hidden Crisis Affecting Millions Of Students | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
An estimated 20 percent of children show signs or symptoms of a mental health problem. It's a destructive force in schools, but most educators don't have the training or resources to help.
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If it is true that 20% of school children show signs of mental health problems, then we have many more problems in schools then we ever seriously talk about. -Lon

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What we talk about when we talk about control (part 1): Inside, outside

What we talk about when we talk about control (part 1): Inside, outside | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
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This article boils down to: Feeling like you are in control of your life is healthy, while actually being in control, especially of others, can be very unhealthy. -Lon

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When Play Decreases,  There Is a Rise in Children's Mental Disorders

When Play Decreases,  There Is a Rise in Children's Mental Disorders | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Today five to eight times as many young people meet the criteria for diagnosis of major depression and/or an anxiety disorder as was true half a century ago or more. Why?
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What Factors Do You Think Relate to a 60 Year Rise in Children's Mental Disorders? -Lon

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Noon With Woodbury Reports - A Courageous and Intentional Life, Interview With Rosalind Franklin

Noon With Woodbury Reports - A Courageous and Intentional Life, Interview With Rosalind Franklin | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

Parent coach Rosalind Franklin explains how using mindfulness to mitigate possible negative results from taking risks and having the courage to fail.

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Franklin explains that when you take a risk, mindfulness can help whether you succeed or fail. -Lon

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The Power of Parental Influence in Child Development

The Power of Parental Influence in Child Development | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Years ago, I saw an interview with a rockstar where he confessed that all of his songs were about what happened in his life from birth until age twelve
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Do parents take their power of influence on their children seriously enough? -Lon

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Legacy Outdoor Adventures -UT - The Most Effective Treatment Now Covered By Insurance

Legacy Outdoor Adventures -UT - The Most Effective Treatment Now Covered By Insurance | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Legacy Outdoor Adventures, also doing business as Legacy Treatment Center, has experienced much success over the past two years in billing insurance companies on behalf of families.
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The ability to obtain insurance coverage can be a real financial help for families in getting quality treatment. -Lon

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Noon With Woodbury Reports-Healing Trauma Meditatively - Interview With John Stewart

Noon With Woodbury Reports-Healing Trauma Meditatively - Interview With John Stewart | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Emotional trauma is very much an individual experience and varies between people. John Stewart explained trauma is not always some obvious major happening, but sometimes can be a accumulative series of little hurts that eventually have a major impact such as bullying.
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It has become more common for clinicians and programs to look for trauma which often triggers self-defeating behavior. -Lon

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Mountain Valley TC-NH Hosts Anxiety Symposium

Mountain Valley TC-NH Hosts Anxiety Symposium | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Mountain Valley Treatment Center, in partnership with the International OCD Foundation affiliates OCD New Hampshire and OCD Massachusetts, will host an inaugural event focusing on sharing the latest information and practice in the treatment of anxiety and OCD.
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Noon With Woodbury Reports - Because Horses Can Heal You - Interview With Chelsea Bourn - Glenholm School-CT

Noon With Woodbury Reports - Because Horses Can Heal You - Interview With Chelsea Bourn - Glenholm School-CT | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Chelsea Bourn explains that horses react honestly to a student's emotions rather than their words, thus is a good mirror of what the student is feeling.
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Listen to Chelsea how the magic in changed behavior comes from an equine specialist working with a clinician. The learning really takes place in the debriefing questions asked of the student. -Lon

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Youth, Addiction, Horses and Healing In-Balance Ranch Academy-AZ, in Huffington Post

Youth, Addiction, Horses and Healing In-Balance Ranch Academy-AZ, in Huffington Post | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

"After two months of agonizing soul-searching and exploring therapeutic options, Sam's father and mother brought Sam to In Balance Ranch Academy, a therapeutic boarding school outside of Tuscon, Arizona, to begin a one-year cocaine-addiction rehabilitation program."

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In Balance Ranch Academy-AZ gets national exposure through Equine Therapy post in Huffington Post. -Lon

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Noon With Woodbury Reports: Ending The Parent-Teen Control Battle-Interview With Author Neil Brown

Noon With Woodbury Reports: Ending The Parent-Teen Control Battle-Interview With Author Neil Brown | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Neil Brown explained the normal disagreements between teen and parents become serious when negotiations become chronic and negative.
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A Parent-Teen control battle is an exercise in futility.  Listen in as Author Neil Brown points to the antidote. -Lon  

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It's our 23rd Anniversary Today!

It's our 23rd Anniversary Today! | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
A personal note from Jaynie...
 
Often we are asked how Benchmark came to be and how we as a family got into the work of serving young adults who suffer from substance abuse and other disabling kinds of mental health disorders. As with most people who find this work to be a life devotion, there is usually some driving force that accompanies a deep desire to make a difference. For us, that is true.

 

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A personal note from Benchmark Transitions-CA founder Jaynie Longnecker about what got her into the work of an emotional growth program helping young people with serious emotional/behavioral problems. -Lon

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Why Aren't There More Dolls for Boys?

Why Aren't There More Dolls for Boys? | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
How one woman quit her dream job to fight sexism in toys
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Well why not? and what needs to be done about it (if anything)? -Lon

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Parents cough up for drugs for children under six despite warnings

Parents cough up for drugs for children under six despite warnings | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Parents are spending millions of dollars on cough and cold medicines that could be harming their young children, a survey has found.

Via Peter Mellow
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I guess even in Australia this is the result of a national cultural tendency: when a . problem occurs, reach for a pill. -Lon

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