What To Do If Your Teen Is Expelled From School

The worst has finally happened: your teen has been pushing the boundaries and often crossing straight over the line for months and has now been expelled for their behavior. The school’s administration refuse to overturn the decision, leaving your child out of school and you at your wit’s end. According to data taken back in Read more..

Steps to Sobriety: How to Help Your Teen Break Substance Addiction

It is every parent’s worst nightmare. Your teen has been acting erratically for some time. Their grades have been slipping. They are combative and angry, or depressed and tired. Their relationships are suffering. You finally find proof of what you feared: they have been using drugs and it isn’t recreational. They have fallen face first Read more..

Honest Confidence is Built When Teens are Given Proper Therapy

Honest confidence, or good self-esteem, is built and improved in teenagers (boys and girls alike) when they are given proper therapy. Though self-esteem issues themselves are often not treated with therapy, the improvement happens as a natural side effect of treating other issues. Why is this? Let’s take a closer look at self-esteem in teens Read more..

Parenting Resources for Extremely Challenging Teenagers

You’re at your wit’s end. Your teenager is out of control, and you have no idea what to do next. You know he’ll end up in juvenile detention soon. It’s time to act to get your extremely challenging teen off the path of destruction. The following parenting resources will help you do just that, so Read more..

A Clean Slate: Helping Your Teen Start Over After Misconduct On Their Permanent Record

No parent wants to hear that their teenage son has seriously misbehaved at school, but it does happen to even the best of parents. Cheating on tests is just one example of serious misconduct at school. If your son has serious misconduct on their permanent school record, how can you help him wipe the slate Read more..

Therapy vs Behavior Modification for Teenage Boys

If your teenage son is dealing with tough behavioral and emotional issues and you are at your wits’ end, you might be thinking about different treatment options to help him. The two most popular treatment options today are behavior modification and therapy. Today we’ll take a closer look at the two to help you understand Read more..

How Fear Tactics Impact A Teen Into Their Adult Years

Scare tactics have their place in teaching values. Those strategies are limited, but when you implement a healthy dose of worry in your child it will show them that they have to take care when going through life. For instance, if you are trying to teach your child to put on their seat belt every Read more..

How To Check A Boys Ranch’s Credentials For Your Teen In Need Of Therapeutic Intervention

Ranches for troubled boys offer a range of services including psychological counseling for addiction, behavioral or emotional problems, drug and alcohol treatment as well as imparting important life skills to those enrolled. They provide a safe and structured environment for boys to work on and get over their various issues. Help Your Teen Now works Read more..

Talking About Suicide With Someone You’re Concerned About

The causes behind suicide contagion (also called copycat suicide) aren’t well understood. The lack of understanding makes some people hesitant to discuss suicide at all, as they are worried it may trigger suicidal thoughts in the person they are concerned about. However, talking about suicide with someone who is struggling with self-harm or suicidal thoughts Read more..

Helping Your Teen Identify Negative Relationships

In 2015 a shocking study was published in Jama Pediatrics. It found than one in five teenage girls had been the victim of dating violence…20%! It doesn’t stop there, as 10% of boys asked said that they had been physically or sexually abused by a partner themselves. Clearly we have a big problem. Teen dating Read more..