Archives for September 2020

Fostering A Sense Of Service In Troubled Teenage Boys

When we think about service opportunities, it’s common for large projects to come to mind. We might think of working in a soup kitchen or volunteering at an animal shelter. However, service can become more of a mindset than anything else. Having a sense of service includes being kind in everyday life, not just in Read more..

Why Teens Sometimes Succumb To Peer Pressure

Think back to your teenage years and you will probably remember the feeling: fear that everyone will think you’re not cool and that they won’t want you to hang out with them anymore. That fear leads a lot of teens to do things they might not otherwise do. Whether it’s smoking, drinking, or any other Read more..

Not Being On Track To Graduate Doesn’t Mean Your Son Isn’t Capable

Learning that your teen is not on track to graduate on time is upsetting. It can disrupt your plans for your own life and for the future that you envision for your child. However, having a son who is not on track to graduate isn’t the end of the world. If you take action quickly, Read more..

7 Misconceptions About Troubled Teen Programs

If you are thinking about sending your teen to a residential treatment center for troubled teens, or a similar program, you might have some misgivings. There are numerous misconceptions about troubled teen programs, namely therapeutic boarding schools and residential treatment centers, that have given the industry a bad name. Though some schools for troubled teens Read more..

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, so it’s time to talk about a very difficult topic. Unlike the other leading causes of death among teens, suicide is 100% preventable. However, CDC reporting is showing that the suicide rate across the country has been rising steadily since 1999. If you are looking for help for your Read more..