It started with you smelling marijuana from your teen’s room. You were worried, but how bad could it be with marijuana being legalized across the country? Over time though, your child has been smoking regularly, is having trouble at home and school and you suspect they’ve even tried more dangerous drugs.
As a parent, there’s nothing scarier than completely losing control and not knowing how to help your child. At Kokua Recovery, we can be your saving grace. Our marijuana rehab for teens is focused on healing your adolescent from addiction and any underlying trauma, so you and your family can regain the stability and happiness you’ve been missing.
Marijuana addiction has changed your teen’s life and your life for the worse, but it isn’t working alone. Chances are your child has experienced trauma or is suffering from some other underlying issue that either led to their addiction or has made their smoking worse.
At Kokua Recovery, we take a clinical and trauma-focused approach to treating your teen’s marijuana addiction. This means we leverage clinical and experiential interventions to try to reverse the damage caused by marijuana.
Your teen will experience 42 hours a week of therapist-led intervention therapy to help them recover from their addiction and mental health challenges. This includes:
Your teen’s schedule will also include on-site school five days per week with our Academic Director and three nutritionist approved, home-cooked meals a day to help strengthen your child’s body and mind after addiction.
There are two main drivers of substance abuse and mental health issues. The first is trauma, while the second is the lack of executive functioning skills like empathy, interpersonal connection and cause and effect thinking.
At Kokua, we tackle both these drivers in treatment to help your teen overcome the mental health and behavioral issues that might be accompanying their substance abuse.
Twice a week, your teen will experience recreational activities like hiking in the mountains, white water rafting, skiing and much more. These therapeutic and recreational activities give your teen an outlet for their stress. They also replace the time periods your teen would spend doing drugs and helps to heal their brains from addiction.
These experiences are engineered to help your teen develop sober and successful coping mechanisms during high-stress activities. The goal is to break up an old stress pattern with the a new, functional one that helps heal connections and heal your teen’s brain.
Every other month, Kokua teens go to Guatemala to work with a non-profit that builds garden boxes for the local population. With these garden boxes, families can produce enough produce to sustain themselves indefinitely.
This gives your son or daughter the opportunity to participate in an incredible and fulfilling service project that will help them learn to control their impulses and grow into a mature, compassionate individual that doesn’t need drugs to live an exciting, passionate life.
We know how exhausted you’re feeling and that you want nothing more than to feel stable and happy again. If you’re ready to trade in disfunction for control and joy, contact us today to get started.