What Is Considered Normal Teenage Rebellion?

Rebellion is a hallmark of the teen years. It’s such a classic part of being a teen that you see it in all forms of entertainment to help communicate that a character is a teenager. But sometimes, parents who are in the trenches with their teens may wonder what is considered normal teenage rebellion and Read more..

Qualified Professionals Are The Help Your Troubled Teen Needs

Acting out is normal for teenagers, as is a certain amount of boundary-pushing and other less-than-desirable behaviors. These things really only start to become a problem when your teen will not change their actions and behaviors after receiving correction. Because, for some teenagers, leaving behind troubling behaviors can be incredibly difficult. For teens that don’t Read more..

Out-Of-Control Behavior Requires Therapeutic Intervention

Temper tantrums and other outbursts can be manageable in young children. However, the problem is, when struggling teens engage in out-of-control behavior, it is far more difficult for parents to help their teens. Yet, should their teens’ behavior spiral further out-of-control, the consequences can be severe and have long-lasting impacts. Naturally, most parents will try Read more..

What Are The Different Types Of Troubled Youth Programs?

Finding the right troubled teen program for your struggling teenager can be difficult without knowing what all the options are available. Some programs are voluntary admission, while others are only available if your teen is court-mandated to attend. By understanding what options you have, you can more easily make the decision concerning what troubled youth Read more..

Understanding Teen Avoidance Behavior

Everyone has fears and things that cause them anxiety, and teenagers are no exception. Most of us learn to live with our fears and effectively manage our anxiety without allowing these issues to cripple us. However, some teens may need more help than simply growing older and gaining experience can provide. Whether due to trauma, Read more..

How Boot Camp Makes Mental Health Disorders Worse

Boot camps for troubled teens are often marketed as a cure-all for struggling teens, especially teenage boys, as they push that all these teens need is strict discipline and physical activity. While there is merit to providing teens with structure, discipline, and regular exercise, when it comes to mental health, teens need more than what Read more..

Consider Alternative Schools For Behavior Problems

While the average student of the public school system may get through without an issue, teens with behavioral issues may find little success. Rather than face more calls from teachers and principals to discuss your teen’s poor behavior, it may be time to consider alternative schools for your teenager. Now, we don’t mean an alternative Read more..

Aftercare: Home Life For Your Son After The Residential Treatment Center

Having your son come home after attending a residential treatment center for troubled teens can leave you feeling a range of emotions. From feeling excited to have your son home to worried that his good behavior isn’t permanent, preparing for your teenage son’s return can leave you feeling off-balance. Luckily, you don’t have to navigate Read more..

Therapy Hasn’t Worked For My Son, So Why Will A Therapeutic Boarding School?

Parents can often feel frustrated—and a little hopeless—when therapy “fails” to help correct the issues their teenage sons are experiencing. However, there can be a number of reasons why traditional talk therapy hasn’t been able to help troubled teen boys break out of their poor behaviors. For one thing, a therapy session is once a Read more..

You Need A School That Fixes Bad Behavior, Not “Bad Kids”

  Parents who have teens that are consistently acting out, won’t follow the rules, are engaging in delinquent behavior, running away from home, and other poor behaviors can feel impossible to raise. Some of these parents start searching for schools for “bad kids” as their children are expelled or in danger of being expelled. In Read more..