Suspecting Sexting? How to Talk to Your Teen About Sexting

Talking with a teen about sexting is not a conversation that most parents want to have ever. Unfortunately, if you suspect that your teen is engaging in sexting, it is up to you to step in as their parents. Since approaching your teen about your suspicious regarding sexting can be tough, Sundance Canyon Academy has Read more..

Teen Vaping Epidemic: What Parents Need to Know To Take Action

The conversation surrounding e-cigarettes and vaping has undergone quite a revolution since the introduction of this cigarette alternative about a decade ago. Initially, e-cigarettes were lauded as a safe way to quit smoking and other tobacco products. However, that initial campaign didn’t factor in the trendy appeal of vaping. Now, many parents are shocked to Read more..

Questions from Concerned Parents: My Teenage Son Hates School, What Do I Do?

Even the best students hit a point where they say that they hate school. However, a common early sign of troubled teen behavior is academic struggles. It is so common that our school for troubled teens often have parents ask how we handle schooling to help their teenage sons get back on track. So, if Read more..

When Traditional Therapy Doesn’t Cut It, Reach Out To A Utah School for Troubled Teens

By the time parents consider sending their child away to a residential treatment center for troubled teens, they’ve typically exhausted every available solution. Traditional therapy may not be intensive enough for a young person whose emotional turmoil, mental illness, social problems or addictive tendencies threaten to capsize their future. An adolescent in crisis needs a Read more..

Research-Backed Studies Against The Use Of Youth Boot Camps

When looking for a place that will help your troubled teen, one of the common programs which come up is youth boot camps. As these camps are supposedly modeled after the discipline found in military boot camps, it appeals to concerned parents with out-of-control teens. However, researchers have produced studies pointing to evidence that these Read more..

How Residential Treatment Programs Can Help Your Teen Son Overcome A Pornography Addiction

When you suspect that your troubled teen has a pornography addiction, it can be difficult to know what to do. Cutting them off from the internet at home often isn’t a real solution, as teens these days carry multiple devices which can give them access to porn, from their smartphones to their game consoles. Yet, Read more..

What To Do If Your Teen Is Constantly Lying

When you have a teen who’s constantly lying, it’s a challenge. Lying strains your trust, and makes you worry you’ve failed to instill a gppd ethical foundation in your child. When your troubled teen lies, it also makes you wonder what else they’re lying about. Further, the deception can be hurtful, prompting the fear your Read more..

Improving Academic Standing At A Residential Treatment Center For Teens

Many times a student comes to a residential treatment center for troubled teens with their academic standing in poor condition. They may be missing a significant amount of course credits, threatening their ability to graduate with their peers. A struggling adolescent’s grades may also be suffering, dramatically narrowing their post-graduation choices. Any number of factors Read more..

Treating Aggression At A Residential Treatment Center For Teens

Teenagers are often overly emotional as they are undergoing many new experiences, from developing bodies to first heartbreaks. While many teens weather this storm without turning to destructive behaviors, some troubled teens embrace aggression to a destructive extent. Identifying Aggressive Teen Behavior There is a distinct difference between the occasional angry outburst and sustained aggression. Read more..

​Getting Ready For Another School Year With Your Troubled Teen

Another school year is beginning and it is an exciting time. Teenagers are moving further and further into their future plans and seeing it on the horizon. Each new year is a new step in its direction. But not everyone is thrilled by the prospect of another year. When you have a troubled teenager at Read more..