Celebrating Gifts of the Season While Your Son Is in Rehab

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Dec 13, 2018 12:23:44 PM

Three Helpful Tips for Staying Connected

When your son enters treatment for chemical dependency and begins the hard work of recovery during the holiday season, your entire family has a unique opportunity to reset Christmas traditions and family relationships. With an individualized family recovery plan in hand, follow these three tips to begin relational healing, forge new connections and prepare for a future of holiday blessing.

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Gray Wolf Ranch Recovery Testimonials

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Oct 24, 2018 1:35:32 PM

Personal Stories from Our WA Addiction Treatment Campus

At Gray Wolf Ranch, we are committed to helping residents encounter transformative life change while equipping them to live healthy, purposeful lives. The following is a true story of a Gray Wolf Ranch resident who is now a recovery coach, himself. Walking beside teens and adults as they work to overcome many of the same obstacles he once faced, Jordan de Haan shares transparently about his story of redemption and empowerment.

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Tags: young adults and anxiety, drug addiction, residential recovery program

When Youthful Isolation Signals Danger

Posted by Roger Watts - PhD, Senior Clinical Advisor on Jun 8, 2018 12:36:11 PM

During the teen years, young men trying to develop independence begin to pull away from established family relationships. Maturing young men will soon be expected to assume the responsibilities of adulthood, and they need time to adjust to changes in their physical appearance, energy levels and emotions. During the transition, it’s common for teens and young adults to distance themselves from siblings, parents and childhood friends as they seek out new acquaintances and try new experiences. Such withdrawal from the family circle isn’t necessarily reason for alarm. Instead, it is part of the healthy growth of young men discovering strengths and weaknesses, testing boundaries and learning to cope with the challenges of choice and responsibility.

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Anxiety and Your Teenage Son

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Apr 10, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Transitioning from a boy to a man can be a rocky road. These young adults are charged with contemplating career choices, selecting a college major and location – decisions that will impact their future – at the same moment that they are torn between fitting in, learning to drive, exploring romantic relationships, entering the workforce, and maintaining their academic status. It’s quite a bit to worry about. It is no wonder that many teens struggle with intense anxiety.

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Tags: anxiety, residential drug recovery program, residential recovery program, young adults and anxiety