In Las Vegas, CEO Paul Moen stays current with new and emerging treatment methods.
Newport Beach, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/24/2013 -- Paul Moen, CEO of Balboa Horizons Treatment Services was in attendance at the 11th National Conference on Adolescents and Young Adults Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada which took place on April 11-13, 2013. The conference was co-sponsored by the American Addiction Centers and featured prominent speakers including Gabor Mate, MD; Daniel Amen, MD; and many more.
Workshops were held through the weekend that included speakers on topics such as “Understanding and Treating Trauma in Adolescents and Young Adults” as well as “Understanding and Treating Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults. The conference features groundbreaking workshops, discussions and keynote speakers and is a driving force in helping the treatment community become educated and share with each other so that they may better help young people around the country.
This conference is widely accepted among the treatment community as bringing important issues to the forefront of treatment providers’ minds and featured authors and nationally recognized speakers who are experts in their fields. This year’s conference explored issues such as self esteem among tweens and teens, eating disorders, the treatment of self-harm and self-injury, bolstering resilience, individualized treatment programs, psychotherapy and brain chemistry, the brain and addiction, dealing with sexual abuse, bullying and new and breakthrough treatment methods. Additionally the conference’s workshops focused on solutions and discoveries around treating trauma, issues around adolescent sexuality, bipolar spectrum and mental disorders and the neurobiology of anxiety and depression.
Understanding the importance of creating solutions specific to young people and adolescents is imperative to their recovery cycle and the health of the recovery community. Paul Moen participated and will return to Balboa Horizons to incorporate valuable methods in treatment for eating disorders, co-occurring disorders, drug addiction and alcoholism and psychotherapy in relation to his young adult clients.
Balboa Horizons offers the full continuum of addiction recovery programs for men and women 18 years of age or older. Their gender-specific programs are entirely comprehensive, allowing for an individualized treatment process that fosters maximum progress and growth. The center specializes in the treatment of alcohol and drug addiction along with co-occurring mental health conditions or dual diagnosis. The ability to treat clients in every stage of recovery provides invaluable continuity of care that ultimately means the best chance for long-term success.
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