The holidays are a confusing time. The religious observances teach us to be grateful for what we have and what others have sacrificed for us. At the same time, we are inundated with advertisements that exalt the value of material goods and push the limits of our financial means. For any one individual to reconcile the seeming polarization of these messages can be difficult. For the family system, these opposing messages can create additional challenges in the form of arguments, feelings of invalidation, and resentment.Read More
At FRC, we work with parents to reframe their experience and employ effective language when talking about their teen’s relapse. Even with the best intent, a parent can unknowingly invalidate their teen’s experience and thus create a missed opportunity for meaningful dialogue.Read More
More and more teens are experiencing anxiety about school – often leading to school refusal. On the outside, this school-refusing behavior often fuels several misperceptions about what these highly-anxious teens are thinking and feeling.Read More
Friday, September 21, 2018 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
A CE event for professionals who work with youth and families. Join your colleagues to explore the challenges facing today’s youth and families, and to consider approaches for offering the most effective help, guidance and support.Read More
YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO AN OPEN HOUSE
Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Family Recovery Centers 2075 Foxfield Road, Suite 103 St. Charles, IL
Meet our staff and help us celebrate the opening of our newest location! Refreshments and appetizers will be served.Read More
Nov 8 - Nov 9, 2018
In this training, you will learn about DBT skills training with teens and their families. The trainers will provide an overview of the adaptations made to standard DBT to address the needs of adolescents and their families, including a particular focus on multi-family skills training classes and the latest DBT skills for adolescents and their caregivers.Read More
Addiction is a horrific, brain-altering disease, which is precisely why permanent recovery is so very difficult to achieve. What’s more, relapse is not uncommon.
The over-riding hope for Demi Lovato is that she gets the help she requires and emerges from this unfortunate experience with regained health and a renewed commitment to her sobriety.Read More
Why would children, with their entire lives ahead of them, intentionally elect to end it all? There is no one clear answer. Professionals speculate the cause can be anything from clinical depression or hopelessness to a personal loss or traumatic event.Read More
Many young people perceive smoking cigarettes as a filthy, disgusting habit. Conversely, many think it is absolutely cool to Juul. Currently, Juuling is a nationwide adolescent attraction due to the product’s economy of size, enticing flavors and most of all, immediate nicotine hit. A single cartridge or pod represents the same amount of nicotine content as in a pack of cigarettes.Read More