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Acts of Kindness for Teens to Practice Unconditionally - Paradigm Malibu

3 Ways to Show Random Acts of Kindness for Teens

Acts of kindness are about treating people with respect, compassion, and care. Demonstrating gratitude is an important value in most families, and it’s also a positive trait that can improve both personal and professional lives. Research shows that people who regularly demonstrate random acts of kindness are better able to: Form strong relationships and social connections…

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Open Letter: Dr. Louise Stanger to Juul Labs, Inc. and Dr. Mark Rubinstein

In an open letter published last week, clinician and award-winning interventionist Dr. Louise Stanger writes to America’s favorite vaping company Juul Labs, Inc., and their latest hire, UCSF researcher Dr. Mark L. Rubinstein, regarding the current teen vaping crisis, and Juul’s lack of accountability, urgency, or care. As per Dr. Stanger and data from the…

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Chance Bryant | Paradigm Malibu

Employee of the Month Chance Bryant

Dependable. Competent. A good decision maker. These are three qualities Deputy Program Director and Licensed Clinical Social Worker Tracy Bangar uses to describe Chance Bryant.  Although he is still a psychology student at Arizona State University, Chance has a bright career as a mental health professional ahead of him. During his five-month tenure as a…

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Braden Spurlock | Paradigm Malibu

Alumni Spotlight – Braden Spurlock

Braden Spurlock was a freshman in high school when his father passed away.  His father’s death catalyzed him to engage in self-destructive behavior. Braden was lost and his future seemed bleak until he began a 65-day residency at Paradigm. The treatment Braden received was driven by his connections to his therapeutic team.  His therapy provided…

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