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Making Healthy Decisions: the Seven Challenges

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Here’s the scene: a teenager is using drugs or alcohol. They get caught. They’re sent—by their parents or school, or by a court—to treatment, which can be an outpatient counseling program like Riverstone. Often, parents and schools want to see drug-free kids, but this abstinence-only model isn’t proven to be successful. “It usually leads to …
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Is North Really “Up”?

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UPSIDE DOWN WORLD WALL

To be in the housing program at Spectrum, you are required to be working on something. Whether it be employment and building your savings, school, or yourself. I chose to work on myself.
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Spectrum Expands to Include New Riverstone Youth Counseling Program

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The addition of Riverstone adds a youth-focused counseling program to Spectrum’s wide range of services. Open to the public, Riverstone counselors are trained clinical mental health/social workers and substance abuse counselors who focus on a client-centered approach to help teenagers and young adults work through and overcome mental health and substance use issues.
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