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Stories from Arbor Circle

Teenager

A teen, with a history of alcohol use that began at a very early age, came to Arbor Circle for help. Her run-ins with the law and recent behavior triggered her parents and probation officer to force the issue. She had been in treatment before. Besides the alcohol, she suffered post-traumatic stress from being sexually abused as a child. Her parents had tried to get the...

Family reading

At times, the three year old would become anxious and cry. Nothing seemed to comfort him. These were the times his mom was in the hospital. She had significant health issues that lately became more frequent. When mom was home, he seemed happy and content; playing with toys and enjoying the company of other children.

It...

Strong family photo

A couple of months before seeking Arbor Circle's in-home family services, the 14 year old teen was constantly fighting with her parents. She stayed out late and rebelled against even the smallest parental request. She often skipped school and her grades were quickly going downhill. Her parents suspected she was drinking and putting herself at risk when she was out with her friends. The stress...