Johnnie and Aaron discuss Fire Mountain’s unique approach to helping troubled kids find their path. Aaron’s passion and vulnerability about his own experience are admirable. Listen in about the amazing work behind how they have tweaked the 12 steps to be more inclusive and applicable to teens.
Aaron Huey is Co-Founder and President of Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center, Inc. He has been working with children, teens and parents for over 18 years. After ten years directing camps and empowerment programs around the world, Aaron opened Fire Mountain because he wanted to work with kids and families on a deeper level. Over the first few years of running programs like Teen Rites of Passage The Warrior Phoenix Challenge, and numerous cries for help from parents, Aaron realized the need to turn his efforts towards teens struggling with drugs, alcohol and the behaviors and issues related to addiction. An addict in recovery since 2000, he felt a calling to put together an expert team and open Fire Mountain. His mission is to awaken confidence and leadership. “It‘s not about being better, it‘s about giving up the struggle to be different from who you are.”
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