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General Anxiety vs Anxiety Disorder In Teens

At Sundance Canyon Academy, our trained therapists specialize in helping teen boys overcome issues with anxiety. Since many families are trying to understand the difference between general anxiety and anxiety disorders, we are writing on the topic. Our residential treatment center provides the focused treatment that many teen boys need to help them control their[...]

Help For Parents Raising Kids With Attachment Disorders

Sundance Canyon Academy has helped many boys and their families with understanding the difficulty of raising kids with attachment disorders, which is why we're writing on the topic. As a school for troubled teen boys, we help young men by having them work with our specialized therapy team at a residential treatment facility. If you[...]

Understanding The Effects of Teenage Trauma

Sundance Canyon Academy has helped many boys and their families with understanding the effects of teenage trauma, which is why we're writing on the topic. As a facility that helps troubled youth, we help young men by having them work with our specialized therapy team at a residential treatment facility. If you feel you need[...]

What To Do When Your Teen Won’t Take ADHD Meds

What To Do When Your Teen Won’t Take ADHD Meds It is surprisingly common for teens diagnosed with ADHD to avoid taking their prescribed medication. This can be very worrisome to parents helping their teens learn to live with ADHD. If you are the parent of a teen who is refusing to take ADHD medication,[...]

Lessons ‘The Social Dilemma’ Teaches Us About Our Teens

Netflix’s documentary “The Social Dilemma” has caused a stir across the country. Countless people are realizing, some for the first time, how much social media plays a role in our lives. Many people have known for a while that social media can be a bit of a time-suck, but this documentary has shown exactly why[...]

Fostering A Sense Of Service In Troubled Teenage Boys

When we think about service opportunities, it’s common for large projects to come to mind. We might think of working in a soup kitchen or volunteering at an animal shelter. However, service can become more of a mindset than anything else. Having a sense of service includes being kind in everyday life, not just in[...]

Why Teens Sometimes Succumb To Peer Pressure

Think back to your teenage years and you will probably remember the feeling: fear that everyone will think you’re not cool and that they won’t want you to hang out with them anymore. That fear leads a lot of teens to do things they might not otherwise do. Whether it’s smoking, drinking, or any other[...]

Not Being On Track To Graduate Doesn’t Mean Your Son Isn’t Capable

Learning that your teen is not on track to graduate on time is upsetting. It can disrupt your plans for your own life and for the future that you envision for your child. However, having a son who is not on track to graduate isn’t the end of the world. If you take action quickly,[...]

7 Misconceptions About Troubled Teen Programs

If you are thinking about sending your teen to a residential treatment center for troubled teens, or a similar program, you might have some misgivings. There are numerous misconceptions about troubled teen programs, namely therapeutic boarding schools and residential treatment centers, that have given the industry a bad name. Though some schools for troubled teens[...]

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, so it’s time to talk about a very difficult topic. Unlike the other leading causes of death among teens, suicide is 100% preventable. However, CDC reporting is showing that the suicide rate across the country has been rising steadily since 1999. If you are looking for help for your[...]