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Author: The ViewPoint Team

Making decisions about mental health treatment can be challenging, especially when seeking care for loved ones who require specialized attention. While outpatient therapy and traditional inpatient facilities offer valuable resources, there are instances when a specialty psychiatric hospital becomes the right next step. In this...

As the parent or caregiver of an autistic teen, creating a safe and welcoming environment for them is often a main focus. Tailoring your home to suit your teen’s unique needs can make a huge difference in development, quality of life,  and overall happiness. This...

ViewPoint Center is a specialty psychiatric hospital for adolescents offering a full range of care and guidance from our highly specialized treatment team. We pride ourselves on having a collaborative, cohesive, and intricate group of staff members whose dedication to our patients show in everything...

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a type of evidence-based talk therapy for individuals who experience emotions very intensely. It’s based on Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a talk therapy that can help you manage your problems by identifying and challenging negative thought patterns to eventually replace...

Whether prescribed or not prescribed, mixing medications with alcohol or other illegal substances can have unwanted and unpredictable consequences. We can help ourselves, our loved ones, and our community by understanding the dangers and taking necessary steps to protect each other. When mixed with alcohol, certain...

The holiday season is full of fun and memorable experiences but can be stressful for many parents. In addition to regular obligations, parents may stress about financial issues due to so many expenses happening in such little time.   Throw in the other hustle and bustle of...

As behavioral health professionals at ViewPoint, we often see teens struggling with mental illness. While it's essential to be aware of mental health issues all year, Mental Illness Awareness Month is when we can focus on increasing public awareness and education about this issue. One of...

No parent wants to learn about their teenager messing around with prescription drugs. While drugs like marijuana, heroin, cocaine, and more get a lot of headlines, prescription drug abuse is just as much of a problem worldwide.  It’s also often harder to detect, with prescription drugs...