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Start The Talk, Stop The Hurt: Self-injury Awareness Day is March 1

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Start The Talk, Stop The Hurt: Self-injury Awareness Day is March 1

“Surface wounds — scratches, burns and cuts — can hide deeper inner wounds — depression, despair and suicidal thoughts,” said Andrew Levander, clinical director of Destinations For Teens. To honor Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD) on March 1, fight the hurt, and offer solutions, Destinations for Teens staff will wear ribbons to shed the spotlight on […]

How to Talk to Your Kids About the Florida Tragedy

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How to Talk to Your Kids About the Florida Tragedy

In just the last two years, children have been exposed to many mass shootings and killings, either through social media, media or word of mouth which can cause fear and anxiety. This week’s tragedy at a Florida high school is no exception. Ari Stark, vice president of operations for Destinations for Teens, suggests the following […]

Safer Internet Day: Hold the smartphone, mitigate the danger

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Safer Internet Day: Hold the smartphone, mitigate the danger

Since Feb. 13 is Safer Internet Day, it is a good time to think about teenagers and their smartphones and other electronic devices. That smartphone may look innocent enough, but in a young person’s hands, it can become pits of peril, according to Destinations for Teens Admissions Director Brittany Cohen. Eliminating the phones is infeasible; […]

Destinations to host ‘Marijuana and Adolescents’ event

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Destinations to host ‘Marijuana and Adolescents’ event

by Debbie Hall Destinations for Teens will host a parent education workshop “Marijuana and Adolescents” led by Dr. Bob Gabbay, medical director of Destinations on Thursday, Sept. 14. It is truly a different world for parents with the legalization of the use of recreational marijuana in the state of Nevada. While it is an individual choice […]

Destinations for Teens shares back-to-school tips that go beyond the classroom

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Destinations for Teens shares back-to-school tips that go beyond the classroom

Henderson Center advises parents to start now to set teens up for success to avoiding drugs and alcohol this school year Before the bell rings and new books are cracked open, Destinations for Teens advises parents to share their own lessons with their teenage children — how to avoid the temptation of drugs and alcohol […]

Learn how to deter self-injury at Destinations for Teens on August 10

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Learn how to deter self-injury at Destinations for Teens on August 10

Andrew Levander, Clinical Director of Destinations for Teens and an expert in therapies to deter self-mutilation and self-injury, will be speaking in Henderson, Nevada on August 10. He will be addressing the topic of “Self-Injurious Behavior: “A Bio-Psycho-Social Look Into This Phenomenon.” The lecture will take place at Destinations, 9089 S. Pecos Road, Suite 3550, […]

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