4 Common Causes of PTSD in Teens

By Greenbrier Academy / March 15, 2018

  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is more common among adolescents than you might think. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, five percent of teens experience this anxiety disorder. PTSD occurs more prevalently in girls than boys, with 8 percent of girls experiencing it during their teen years and only 2.3 percent of…

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Breakthrough in Equine Therapy for Troubled Teens: HEAL Therapy Model

By Greenbrier Academy / February 16, 2018

Some horses will test you. Some will teach you. And some will bring out the BEST in you. Unknown Many of us grew up with an interest in horses. There is something about their powerful stature and knowing eyes make them a special kind of animal. At Greenbrier, we’ve learned just how special they really…

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Four Reasons Adoption May Have Been Traumatic for Your Teen

By Greenbrier Academy / January 1, 2018

  Adoption is a wonderful thing, a path, a choice that isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s only the special that reach out to a child and say, “You are mine. I may not have given birth to you, but you are my daughter, my love, forever.” It takes someone special to invite someone…

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PTSD and Your Teenage Daughter. Finding Healing

By Greenbrier Academy / March 15, 2017

  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a more common problem among children and teenagers than most of us want to believe. PTSD is a mental health condition that occurs as a result of a trauma that was either life threatening, led to serious or potential injury, or caused intense horror, fear or helplessness.

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