Families Trust Equinox: A Residential Treatment Center for Alaska Teens
Equinox is a residential treatment center for Alaska teens struggling with trauma or loss, depression, relationship deterioration, and impulsive and addictive behaviors. Each child’s journey is different, which is why our residential treatment center is specifically designed for young men ages 14 to 18. Through our therapeutic program Alaska youth build accountability, respect, and develop solution-oriented approaches to solving their challenges.
Although Equinox is not located in Alaska, we help teens from all over the country find success.
Unlike other residential treatment centers for Alaska boys, Equinox believes in focusing on inside-out change, rather than compliance. Residential treatment centers historical focus is on compliance; at Equinox, we believe that this approach results in short-lived changes for most teens.
Our residential treatment center works on generating compliance through relationship-based and principle-centered focus. Each teen has the choice to comply, making principles of respect, responsibility, love, family relationships, and personal growth more likely to be experienced and self-sustained.
Equinox is a private, owner-operated program for Alaska youth. Our founders are clinicians, educators, and residential staff, who are an active role on campus daily and are regularly involved in activities with students. We believe that people are the benefactors of long-lasting inspiration and growth in the lives of youth. Which is why everyone involved in each student’s journey at Equinox are qualified, caring professional who have been trained using evidence-based and cutting-edge therapeutic approaches.
Who does Equinox RTC help?
Equinox RTC helps Alaska teens in a Residential Treatment Center setting who are struggling with issues similar to those below:
– Family Dysfunction
– Poor Relationship Choices
– Low Self Esteem
– Self Harm
– Addictive Behaviors
– Impulse Control
– Adoption Issues
– Grief and Loss
– Social Issues
– Nonverbal Learning Disorder
A Residential Treatment Center that Can Help Your Alaska Teen
Equinox has helped multiple families from Alaska find successful outcomes through their unique therapeutic approaches at their residential treatment center. Our residential treatment center specializes in treating a wide array of issues for young men. Some of the issues young men face when they come to our program include trauma, depression, anger issues, attachment, and addictive behaviors. At Equinox, we use a variety of therapeutic approaches to help each boy based on his specific needs.
At Equinox, believe in treating the whole person. We incorporate an evidence-based holistic approach into our therapeutic methods, rather than focusing on just the problem areas. This allows us to address core issues that are causing a lack of success in boy’s lives.
By accessing the core issues, Alaska teens can have a genuine healing process. A holistic approach ensures that physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and relational areas are all integrated into the healing process. If there is deficiency in one are it will impact all other areas.
Some of the therapeutic approaches we utilize at our residential treatment center for Alaska teens include:
Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Trauma focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Family Systems Theory
Resources for Alaska Families Seeking Help
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) : The Anxiety and Depression Association of America provides information and services specifically focused on various anxiety disorders and depression. It is a great resource for both professionals and families in need of more information on these mental health disorders. The anxiety disorders ADAA provides resources on include GAD, PTSD, OCD, panic disorder, specific phobias, bipolar disorder, and other related conditions. They also make it a priority to provide information that educates individuals on stigmas and misconceptions about mental health.
The National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) – NIDA is a website that provides various resources for both teens and their parents. Their resources include various articles discussing scientific facts, drugs in pop culture, and parenting tips. Through their resources they explain different substances, their repercussions, and provide advice for parents or individuals who are dealing with drug abuse and are seeking treatment.
Equinox RTC Helps Families From Alaska
Some examples of cities from Alaska which may have families who may be interested in Equinox RTC include: Anchorage
Equinox RTC helps Alaska families from:
Equinox RTC helps Alaska families from cities and towns like: Juneau Kodiak Anchorage Lakes Knik-Fairview Palmer Tanaina Wasilla Ketchickan Meadow Lakes
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