RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTER FOR TROUBLED TEENAGE BOYS

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

Troubled Teenage Boy Arrested

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[...]

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

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,[...]

Paralyzing Anxiety In Teen Boys Needs Proper Treatment

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[...]

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

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[...]

Recent Study Finds Teens That Abuse Prescription Painkillers Are More Likely to Begin Heroin Use

Recent Study Finds Teens That Abuse Prescription Painkillers Are More Likely to Begin Heroin Use

No parent ever wants to find that their teen is abusing prescription painkillers. But, as the opioid crisis reaches even higher proportions in American, the likelihood that your teen has or will abuse prescription painkillers rises. This occurrence becomes even more likely if your teen is struggling with mental, emotional, or physical issues and turns[...]

Depressed Teenage Boys Are More Likely To Take Risks

Depressed Teenage Boys Are More Likely To Take Risks

In the cultural consciousness, those who are suffering from depression are people who lay around and are sad. However inaccurate that may be, it can be especially incorrect when it comes to troubled and depressed teenage boys. For teen boys struggling with depression, they are actually more likely to engage in risky behavior that can[...]

Troubled Youth Doesn’t Only Mean Anger & Defiance Issues

Troubled Youth Doesn’t Only Mean Anger & Defiance Issues

When looking for help for their teen, some parents may not consider a residential treatment center for troubled teens. They may believe that the troubled youth label only applies to defiant or aggressive teens. However, the services provided by a residential treatment center help far more than teens with anger issues and defiance problems. So[...]

What Is Considered Normal Teenage Rebellion?

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[...]

Qualified Professionals Are The Help Your Troubled Teen Needs

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[...]

Understanding Teen Avoidance Behavior

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,[...]