​Treating Suicidal Ideation At A Residential Treatment Center For Teens

Teenagers say many things they don’t mean when faced with difficult and explosive emotions. It is a part of growing up, feeling that intense sweep of emotions that are so big they can’t be controlled. Part of it is the unfamiliar collection of hormones that they are experiencing in overdrive. The other part is the Read more..

​Troubled Teens Benefit Most From Residential Treatment Centers

For years you have been fighting an uphill battle. Therapists, counselors, religious leaders, school administrators, teachers, even legal representatives. Your teenage, who has been struggling with behavioral issues for awhile, just seems to be getting worse and worse. You have tried reasoning, punishing, even begging, with no effect. There are a myriad of potential causes Read more..

​Sending Your Troubled Teen To An All-Boys Therapeutic Boarding School

In 2010, the number of teens in jail or prison was more than 700,000 in the United States. That doesn’t include incarceration in juvenile detention facilities or hospitalization following criminal behavior. That number is staggering and may have grown in the years since. Your son may have been struggling with behavior problems for the past Read more..

​Addressing The Root Cause Of Teen Sexual Deviance At A Residential Treatment Center

What qualifies as sexual deviance? This is a controversial term in today’s society. Sexual deviance was once meant to describe a person whose sexual preferences were outside the scope of “normal”. However, our scope of “normal” is constantly evolving with a spectrum of normal to strange, yet accepted sexual practices. Specifically when referring to youth, Read more..

​Supporting Your Teenage Son Through His Depression

Depression is a horrifying condition. You can watch the most cheerful, outgoing person retreat into themselves. Your child might lose interest in their friends, their family and the things they once loved. Not to mention the threat of suicide, which is the second leading cause of death among teens. Common Signs of Depression In Teens Read more..

​The Focus On Nutrition At Our Therapeutic Boarding School For Troubled Teens

We all know that the obesity epidemic has gotten increasingly out of hand in recent decades. You can watch the problem grow over time and the health consequences coming along with each new wave of statistics. But there is more to it than obesity. Nutrition is an important part of education, as well. Studies have Read more..

​Picking The Best Out Of State School For Troubled Teen Boys

Your have tried therapy, group sessions, medication, even community service mandated by the courts. Nothing seems to work and your son is more out of control than ever. Now you don’t know what to do anymore and worry that your options might be coming to an end. But the problem won’t disappear just because the Read more..

​Treatment For Troubled Teens: Boot Camp V Residential Treatment Centers

There comes a certain point when even the most dedicated, patient, well equipped parents realize that their child needs more help than they can provide. For the parents of troubled teens, that point is usually once all of the conventional methods of managing their intense behavioral issues have failed and they are facing some very Read more..

​The Benefits of Attending An All-boys or All-Girls Schools For Troubled Teens

Schools that are separated by gender might seem remarkably old fashioned to you in this day and age. It brings to mind old religious institutions that our grandparents may have attended. But they have their benefits, especially if your child has been having difficulty with mental illness or behavioral struggles. An all girls or all Read more..

​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..