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Adolescent & Teen Mental Health Treatments.

After-School IOP Program

What to Expect From Our Relevance Teen After-School Program

The Relevance Teen Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is an after-school treatment program offering structured therapeutic activities for youth. Our program offers a comprehensive range of services to address youth’s individual needs—aiming to help youth/children struggling with various issues such as anxiety, depression, defiance, anger, bipolar and more. Additionally, there is a separate and distinct treatment tract specifically for those youth struggling with substance use disorders.

Our multidisciplinary approach allows us to teach these adolescents more thoroughly, leading to widespread change in areas such as self-esteem, behavioral issues, and family dynamics. Utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, including Trauma Focused CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), and other theoretical approaches, we are able to provide an evidenced based treatment for youth/children who struggle with many symptoms of mental illness, particularly self-harm, and suicide as well as emotional dysregulation and difficulty tolerating crisis.

A Deeper Understanding

Teen After-School Program

Relevance Recovery is proud to offer an after-school mental health counseling program for teens. This innovative program is designed to address and treat underlying issues of anxiety, depression, defiance, anger, bipolar and more. Session topics are DBT Based and include self-esteem, behavioral issues and family dynamics. Our goal is to prepare adolescents for the future and intervene in these issues at an early age.

Week 1: Anger Management
Week 2: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Week 3: Accountability and Communication
Week 4: Emotion Regulation & Distress Tolerance (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy/DBT)
Week 5: Self Awareness
Week 6: Relationships
Week 7: Life Skills
Week 8: Mindfulness/Self-Care

Psychoeducation: Psychoeducational groups are a form of group therapy that is less focused on developing relationships between clients, and instead, focused on providing education through information-sharing and the development of healthy coping mechanisms.

Experiential Activity: Experiential therapy is a type of therapy that allows patients to use expressive tools, activities, and other methods to reenact or recreate specific situations from past and present situations in their lives.

Art Therapy Activity: Art therapy is designed to facilitate the therapeumtic process by using art as a method of exploration and discovery of personal experiences and emotional expression. The construct of the group provies a different dynamic to therapy than individual sessions
between a single client and therapist.

Join Our After-School Program

Request more information to sign your child up for the Relevance Teen IOP After-School Program, specializing in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment for Adolescents in Monmouth County.

Teens At After School Program discussing the effects of Addiction

Mental Health Treatment for Adolescents

Relevance Teen: Mental Health After-School IOP Treatment in New Jersey.

Welcome to Relevance Teen – your trusted ally in guiding adolescents towards mental health recovery and treatment in New Jersey. We deeply understand the unique hurdles that young individuals navigate in today’s fast-paced world. Our tailored, specialized programs are designed to address their specific needs.

At Relevance Recovery, we provide a secure and nurturing haven where teens commence a transformative journey of healing and growth. Our evidence-based therapies, expert counselors, and comprehensive support system empower adolescents to triumph over mental health challenges and substance use disorders. With an unwavering commitment to holistic well-being and personalized care, we are dedicated to steering teenagers toward a brighter and more fulfilling future.

If your adolescent requires compassionate and effective mental health and addiction recovery treatment, look no further than Relevance Teen.

Find Your Hope.

Nurturing Your Mind with Relevance recovery.

Best Practices for Mental Health Recovery

Welcome to Relevance Teen’s comprehensive guide to the best practices for mental health recovery. In today’s dynamic world, where pressures and challenges are abundant, prioritizing your mental well-being is a vital step towards a fulfilling life. Our team is here to provide you with valuable insights and strategies that can empower you on your journey to recovery and resilience.

At Relevance Teen, we understand that mental health recovery is a unique and personal process. Whether you’re navigating through anxiety, depression, stress, or any other mental health challenge, our aim is to equip you with practical tools that can make a positive impact on your well-being. By integrating these best practices into your daily routine, you can cultivate a stronger foundation for mental wellness and regain control over your life.

Key Principles of Mental Health Recovery

Recovery is not a linear path—it’s a transformative journey that involves self-discovery, growth, and healing. Our team of experts has distilled years of experience into actionable insights that can guide you towards effective mental health recovery:

  1. Mindfulness and Self-Awareness: Developing mindfulness allows you to be present in the moment and observe your thoughts without judgment. This practice enhances self-awareness, helping you better understand your triggers and emotions.

  2. Physical Well-being: Engaging in regular physical activity, maintaining a balanced diet, and ensuring adequate sleep can significantly impact your mood and overall mental state.

  3. Connection and Support: Building and nurturing relationships can provide invaluable support during your recovery journey. Reach out to friends, family, or support groups to share your experiences and foster a sense of belonging.

  4. Holistic Approach: Incorporating various techniques such as mindfulness, therapy, creative outlets, and relaxation methods can contribute to a holistic and well-rounded recovery.

  5. Professional Guidance: Seeking guidance from mental health professionals offers personalized strategies and coping mechanisms tailored to your needs, ensuring you receive the support you deserve.

Empower Yourself for Lasting Recovery

Mental health recovery is about more than just overcoming challenges—it’s about rediscovering your inner strength, cultivating resilience, and embracing a renewed sense of purpose. At Relevance Teen, we’re dedicated to helping you uncover the best practices that resonate with you and guide you towards a brighter, more balanced future.

Explore our resources, engage with our community, and take steps towards a journey of healing and growth. Your well-being matters, and together, we can navigate the path to mental health recovery and create a life that thrives.

Kids sitting with each other in a Group Teen Therapy

Change Your Teens Life.

After-school mental health counseling program for teens through our New Jersey treatment program.

With this innovative program, we are able to address the issues before they take hold of your teens life.

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Understanding, compassion, and care

Discover the signs of Mental Health Illness Symptoms For Teenagers

The symptoms of a mental illness varies based on the specific condition. Here are some frequently encountered indicators:

  • Changes in appetite resulting in weight loss or gain
  • Altered sleep patterns, including excessive sleep or insomnia
  • Withdrawal from social interactions
  • Loss of interest and pleasure in once-enjoyed activities
  • Persistent fatigue
  • Emotional numbness
  • Diminished empathy
  • Unexplained bodily discomfort and pain
  • Overwhelming feelings of hopelessness
  • Elevated use of substances
  • Feelings of confusion or forgetfulness
  • Irritability and anger
  • Excessive anxiety
  • Swings in mood
  • Struggles in relationships
  • Recurring memories of traumatic events
  • Thoughts of self-harm or harm to others
  • Inability to perform daily tasks

Caring With Love & Education

Learn More on The Risks Of Teen Alcohol & Marijuana Abuse

At Relevance Teen, we understand the critical importance of addressing the dangers of marijuana and alcohol abuse among adolescents. Navigating adolescence brings peer pressure, stress, and curiosity about substances. It’s vital to educate young individuals about risks tied to marijuana and alcohol during this critical life stage. These substances can harm brain development, leading to lasting cognitive and behavioral issues. Our programs equip teens with knowledge for informed decisions, fostering resilience against substance abuse.

Teen misuse of marijuana and alcohol has broader consequences beyond immediate health. Academic performance, relationships, and emotional well-being suffer. Early substance abuse heightens addiction and mental health risks later. Relevance Teen provides evidence-based therapies, counseling, and support groups for healthy coping and resilience.

Marijuana and alcohol dangers shape teen lives. Our dedicated experts create a safe space, emphasizing prevention and early intervention. We empower teens for healthier choices, a brighter future. Addressing substance risks head-on, we champion New Jersey teens to realize their potential and live substance-free, fulfilling lives.

If you or someone you know is facing mental health challenges, don’t hesitate to contact us today for help.