Help For Your Son After Dealing With The Loss Of A Loved One

The trauma of losing a loved one can have a lasting impact on your teenage son, with consequences that can lead to destructive behavior. In many cases, this turning of grief into self-destruction is due to societal pressures on teenage boys, who are often taught that they can’t show emotions like sadness and depression. To Read more..

My Son Has Given Up On School. Now What?

It isn’t uncommon for teens to hit snags in their education, particularly teenage boys who are high-energy and have a tough time sitting through 7-8 hours of school a day. A few bad grades and failed tests can be overcome with study and make-up work. But, if your son has given up on school entirely, Read more..

My Son’s Troubles Started At School. Now It’s Trouble With The Law. What Can I Do?

Teens are known for pushing boundaries, from cutting class to staying out beyond their curfew. While these behaviors shouldn’t be encouraged, many parents take them in stride as the independence-testing that they are and reign in their teenagers successfully. But it’s not always that easy to get your teen on the right path. Sometimes, those Read more..

Why The “Quick Fix” of Boot Camps Doesn’t Stick

There’s nothing like having a teen acting out, yelling at you, slamming doors, and being out at all hours for your average parent long to send them to a military school or boot camp. The crisp imagery of lined up young men and women, following orders and generally behaving properly, is incredibly appealing. However, it Read more..

Parents: Sending Your Son To A Therapeutic Boarding Schools Doesn’t Mean You’ve Failed Him

Feeling like they failed their teenage son can hold some parents back from enrolling their teen in a therapeutic boarding school for troubled boys. But there are services and structured environments that teenage boys can benefit from significantly that are not available outside of a therapeutic boarding school. Also, the longer troubled teen boys go Read more..

Grandparents with Custody of Out-of-Control Teen—We Can Help

Over 2.4 million grandparents in America are currently raising their grandchildren as the sole guardians. That isn’t factoring in grandparents who share the duties with one or more of the children’s parents. As for the children themselves, it has been estimated that there are over 13 million children in American whose grandparents have sole custody. Read more..

How Time at a Therapeutic Boarding School Can Stop The Family Discord

Sending your teenager to a therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens is a tough decision to make, as it impacts the whole family. Yet, the benefits often strongly outweigh any reservations there may be. These benefits aren’t only seen by the teen attending a therapeutic boarding school. As troubled teens receive the help they need, Read more..

Paralyzing Anxiety In Teen Boys Needs Proper Treatment

Anxiety can be difficult for adults to manage. For teenage boys who are already struggling with usual teen difficulties, adding paralyzing anxiety on top can be crippling. Yet, some parents insist that teens need to push through and get over their anxiety without providing extra help or tools. At our residential treatment center for troubled Read more..

Quality Education and Effective Counseling at Residential Treatment Centers

Short-term programs—ranging from in-patient care to boot camps—are stop-gap measures that some parents try to help their teenagers back onto the right path. But, for deep-seated issues, quick fixes are not the answer. For teenagers who need long-term care to get back on track, residential treatment centers for troubled teens are what is needed. While Read more..

The Mental Health Benefits Of Leaving The City And Finding Help In Nature

Living in a city or in crowded suburbs can take a toll on the mental health of children, teens, and adults. But for teens grappling with mental health issues, the opportunity to get into trouble while they are struggling is far higher. To help combat this, some residential treatment centers for troubled teens are located Read more..