Archives for May 2018

​Understanding Your Teen’s Anxiety

Watching your child struggling with overwhelming emotion is heartbreaking as a parent. When that emotion is anxiety, it can be even harder…you want to take it away, but no amount of reassurance can override a natural tendency towards that particular condition. Even professional help for anxiety can be an uphill and lifelong battle. Many parents Read more..

Consider Schools For Troubled Teens That Are Far From Home

As parents of struggling teens examine schools for troubled teens, one of the first things they need to determine is whether the parent will send the teen far from home or to a local troubled teen school. If you are unsure about sending your troubled teen far from home for school, consider these factors in favor Read more..

​Teens Learn How To Manage Mental Illness At A Therapeutic Boarding School

Boarding schools have a certain reputation, it seems. Many people think of the academic side as the primary focus, with better education opportunities thanks to the cost of attendance. But for those who are considering a therapeutic boarding school for their child, the motivations aren’t so simple. What Makes a Therapeutic Boarding School Unique? When Read more..

​What Determines The Length of Stay In A School For Troubled Teens

You have been looking at options for your troubled teen and have tried many of them. The therapy didn’t work. The group sessions led to nothing. Even juvenile detention (or the risk of it) seems to have had no impact whatsoever. Your teen is struggling as much as they have from the beginning and seem Read more..

​Treatment For Troubled Teens: Residential Treatment V Therapeutic Boarding Schools

There comes a certain point for many parents when they realize that the unending attempts to help their troubled teen just aren’t working. They have done therapists, psychologists, programs, group therapy, maybe even medication. Your teen could have possibly run into problems with the law, ruined their grades or had health scares associated with their Read more..