Archives for February 2016

Your Defiant Teen Could Become a High School Dropout

If you have been struggling with a defiant teen, grades and school attendance have probably taken a hit. While you can make every effort to encourage your teen to go to school, there is not much you can do if he has decided that he no longer cares or refuses to attend classes. While the Read more..

Talking Depression: Helping Troubled Teens See Beyond The Dark Cloud

Because of the vast physical and emotional changes that happen during the adolescent years, it is inevitable that your son will tangle with the stress of depression at some point. While some level of the blues is completely normal, some teens are unable to bring themselves out from under the dark cloud that chronic depression Read more..

Avoid “Hint Dropping”: Clear Expectations to Improve Communication with Your Troubled Teen

Once your child reaches the teenage years, it may seem like you need a whole new set of rules and parenting tricks in order to keep him heading in the right direction. While many teens are developing the skills they need to adjust and negotiate the adult world, it can be easy to forget that Read more..

Military Schools in Nebraska

Angry. Depressed. Frustrated. Worried. These are emotions that many Nebraska parents feel when they see their teenage son experiencing more problems due to bad behavior and untreated mental illness. In fact, it’s not uncommon for a family’s home life to be so tense that parents simply don’t know where to turn to get help. Traditional Read more..

Military Schools In New Mexico

If you are the parent of a troubled teen boy in New Mexico, you may be getting all kinds of advice from well-meaning friends and family members on what to do. Among the most common things heard are the recommendation to send your teen son to military school. However, military schools in New Mexico are Read more..

Military Schools In Kansas

When teenage boys struggle with certain mental health issues like ADD/ADHD, anxiety, depression, bipolar, abuse trauma, post-traumatic stress, low self-esteem and any number of conditions, it can really cause problems in their lives. Many parents believe that the best remedy for their teenager’s issues is to send them off to military schools in Kansas. However, Read more..

Military Schools In Arkansas

Wondering whether you should send your teenage son to military school in Arkansas? You may have heard that these types of schools are tough on bad behavior and that the use of physical activities and strict discipline will help reform your wayward son. However, military schools are not what you may think they are, and Read more..

Military Schools In Mississippi

Are you a Mississippi parent who has lots of problems with keeping your teenage son out of trouble? Is his behavior going beyond a typical teenage rebellion and into areas that make you afraid for his health, his safety and his future? It may be time to get professional help for your son. However, many Read more..

Learn About Boyd Hooper

Boyd Hooper is the admissions director at Sundance Canyon Academy, a licensed, residential treatment program that utilizes a highly specialized, therapeutic approach in treating young men whose lives are jeopardized by emotional and behavioral issues. Boyd Hooper began his academic career at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah where he earned his undergrad. He Read more..