What is a Therapeutic Boarding School?

By Greenbrier Academy / October 9, 2018

  Whether you are looking for boarding schools for depression or therapeutic schools for anxiety, one thing is certain. Not all boarding schools are the same. They have different locations, academic structure and sizes. More importantly, boarding schools have different purposes. For instance, a traditional boarding schools’s prominent focus is preparing their students for college.…

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What Every Parent Should Know About Food Addiction

By Greenbrier Academy / December 5, 2017

Food addiction is a real thing, and there are many studies available that show that certain types of foods, such as those containing high amounts of salt, fat or sugar do trigger the brain, causing it to produce dopamine, a neurotransmitter that makes you feel happy and calm. This result can quickly become a physical…

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What is a Therapeutic Boarding School?

By Greenbrier Academy / October 10, 2017

  Not all boarding schools are the same. They have different locations, academic structure and sizes. More importantly, boarding schools have different purposes. For instance, a traditional boarding school typically focuses on preparing a student for college. It offers a strict and more challenging curriculum, as well as plenty of extracurriculars that will help make…

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The Importance of Recreation in Addiction Recovery

By Greenbrier Academy / August 25, 2017

  A therapeutic boarding school, like Greenbrier Academy, offer help for teens struggling with depression, behavioral problems, academic issues and even addiction recovery. Many teen girls who come to Greenbrier struggle with intimate relationships. They may have used drugs and alcohol as a way of controlling relationships and situations to ease these troubles.

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5 Things That can Reduce the Risk of Drug Addiction in Your Teenager

By Greenbrier Academy / June 28, 2017

  Drugabuse.gov states that in 2013, approximately 24.6 million Americans over the age of 11 used illegal drugs. While your teenager may not seem like the type to use drugs, drug use is a problem that isn’t restricted to class, social standing or age. Marijuana is a big problem throughout the United States, with 22.7…

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The Importance of Recreation in Addiction Recovery

By Greenbrier Academy / May 29, 2017

  A therapeutic boarding school, like Greenbrier Academy, offer help for teens struggling with depression, behavioral problems, academic issues and even addiction recovery. Many teen girls who come to Greenbrier struggle with intimate relationships. They may have used drugs and alcohol as a way of controlling relationships and situations to ease these troubles.

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Teen Mental Health: What are Coexisting Disorders?

By Greenbrier Academy / April 13, 2017

In teens, a coexisting disorder occurs when they are affected by both a mental disorder and a chemical dependency. So, what does that mean for your family? 

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Early Warning Signs of Teenage Drug Use

By Greenbrier Academy / March 7, 2017

  The teenage years can be a time of testing, a time when your daughter discovers who she is and what she wants from life. Most often, these changes in behavior and attitude are beneficial and, after a few years of testing the boundaries, they arrive on the other side of the teenage years more independent, assertive, confident,…

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Internet Addiction and Online Promiscuity and Teenage Girls

By Greenbrier Academy / March 2, 2017

  A CNN study called #Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens, involving 200 teens and their social media pages, is an eye-opening study on how today’s digital age is affecting our children. The study revealed that some teens check their social media pages as much as 100 times a day- sometimes more.

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