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Coronavirus Affecting Your Teen’s OCD? Here’s How To Help

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People of all ages have had their mental health impacted by the novel coronavirus and the restrictions that have come as part of the efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. However, unlike adults, teenagers don't have the same resources and know-how to manage their mental health, so it is up for parents to step[...]

How To Get Your Teen To Pitch In And Do Their Part

How To Get Your Teen To Pitch In And Do Their Part

Most teens go through periods when they complain about or “forget” to do the household chores you’ve given them. Doing chores not only teaches teens about being responsible, but they also learn about family relationships and working together for a common good. Helping your teen develop a positive attitude and work ethic is essential for[...]

How Can I Help My Teen Get Through COVID-19 Anxiety?

How Can I Help My Teen Get Through COVID-19 Anxiety

Many people are struggling with anxiety at this time due to COVID-19, whether they or their loved ones are high-risk for contracting more severe forms of the coronavirus, or due to economic concerns. While adults may have the tools to manage their anxiety, teenagers are also experiencing high levels of anxiety and need the help[...]

Why Therapeutic Boarding Schools Are The Safest Environment For Your Child

Why Therapeutic Boarding Schools Are The Safest Environment For Your Child

Many troubled teens struggle with safety—sometimes, they are a danger to others or themselves. With the heightened concerns with coronavirus, there is also the danger that a troubled teen will leave the house, become an asymptomatic carrier of COVID-19, and pass it to more vulnerable family members. Here at Sundance Canyon Academy, we have worked[...]

3 Ideas To Help Your Teen Reach Graduation

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According to KidsCount.Org, about 15% of high school students in the U.S. do not graduate on time (after four years in high school). If your teen is struggling with school, or has already missed the chance to graduate on time, here’s what you can do to help them reach graduation: Don’t Give Up; Don’t Let[...]

How Can I Teach My Teenager Manners?

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Of course, you taught your child to say “please” and “thank you” and to take turns, and not to talk with their mouths full. So, why does your teenager act like they have forgotten their manners? Teens often think being polite is just not cool. Sometimes teens forget to use the manners they’ve been taught,[...]

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

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[...]

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,[...]

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[...]