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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,[...]

Consider Alternative Schools For Behavior Problems

boy attending therapeutic boarding school

While the average student of the public school system may get through without an issue, teens with behavioral issues may find little success. Rather than face more calls from teachers and principals to discuss your teen’s poor behavior, it may be time to consider alternative schools for your teenager. Now, we don’t mean an alternative[...]

Therapy Hasn’t Worked For My Son, So Why Will A Therapeutic Boarding School?

Therapy Hasn't Worked For My Son, So Why Will A Therapeutic Boarding School?

Parents can often feel frustrated—and a little hopeless—when therapy “fails” to help correct the issues their teenage sons are experiencing. However, there can be a number of reasons why traditional talk therapy hasn’t been able to help troubled teen boys break out of their poor behaviors. For one thing, a therapy session is once a[...]

Boarding Schools Help With Teens That Run Away From Home

Boarding Schools Help With Teens That Run Away From Home

There is nothing like the panic-filled rush of adrenaline when a parent goes to check on their teenager during the night, only to find that their teen is missing. Or the parent who waits for their teen to return home from school, only to see the hours tick by until it is clear—their teen isn’t[...]

My Son Is A Chronic Liar. What Can I Do?

My Son Is A Chronic Liar - What Can I Do

Being lied to by your child is frustrating. Whether the lies are obvious or you catch them later, feeling betrayed, frustrated, upset, angry, and hurt is natural. Like most parents catching their teenage sons in a lie, you likely have had many talks and consequences for the lies, yet the lies persist. As we work[...]