How Can a Group Home Help My Troubled Teen?

Group homes are devised for many types of adolescents facing difficult problems. Most importantly, there are those available to assist trouble teens who exhibit extreme or repetitive delinquent behavior, early signs of illegal substance abuse, and other serious adolescent issues. Group homes are unlike therapeutic boarding schools or other troubled teen residential programs. For instance,…

Posted on: March 16th 9:30 am

Parents Need to Know the Diverse Signs of Troubled Teen Behavior

The importance of parents identifying troubled teen behavior can’t be stressed enough. Adolescence is a difficult time for teens. It’s a stage when they start to mature, experience mood swings, express more rebellious attitudes, plus crave independence, and social acceptance among their peers. These are all natural characteristics, but it’s pertinent to be aware of…

Posted on: March 2nd 9:30 am

Your Teen’s Behavior is Changing for the Worst. What Happens Now?

There are many red flags that indicate troubled teen behavior. Declining grades, a combative attitude, becoming more isolated, hanging around with “a bad crowd,” and trouble with the law are just a few of them. Recognizing troubled teen behavior is a first positive step in helping your teen. The next one is perhaps confronting them…

Posted on: February 17th 9:30 am

Is your Teen Suffering from Stress? Here’s How to Recognize and Manage it.

It may be difficult for parents to understand that their teen is feeling the impact of stress or the fact that it should even exist at all. However, a 2013 Stress in America Survey concluded that American teens have reported experiences with stress that follows similar patterns to those of adults. What’s more interesting is…

Posted on: February 3rd 9:30 am

Questions Parents Should Ask about Troubled Teen Residential Programs

When enough is enough and it’s time for some very tough love, sometimes a troubled teen residential program is the only and final option to resolve your teen’s troubled behavior. Sending your child away is not easy. Nonetheless it is (in most cases) for the best, and it can potentially lead to a more stable…

Posted on: January 20th 9:30 am

Three Basic Signs of Troubled Teen Behavior

Defiance, verbal aggression, withdrawal from family, seeking independence, the list of issues during adolescent among teens sometimes seems endless. While challenging to say the least but perfectly natural, when – as a parent – should you begin to worry that there’s a deeper behavioral problem? Most importantly, are there specific signs of troubled teen behavior?…

Posted on: January 6th 9:30 am

Steps to Take When Your Teen Returns Home from a Troubled Teen Program

You recognized a series of troubled teen symptoms, resorted to professional guidance, and enrolled in a residential therapeutic treatment program with much success. Your teen is coming home. Now what? It’s only natural for a parent to be worried about their teen falling back into their previous behaviors or re-establishing relations with their “old crowd”…

Posted on: December 16th 9:00 am

How Can You – as a Teen – Know you’re Depressed?

Adolescence is a difficult stage for teens. Peer pressure, stress from obtaining academic achievements, social acceptance, not to mention changing hormones all contribute to natural, changing behavior. This is a difficult time for teens, and a time when troubled teen behavior may potentially develop. Yet, is there a difference between the common adolescent mood swings…

Posted on: December 2nd 9:30 am

Understanding the Benefits of Troubled Teen Residential Treatment Centers

Sending your teen to a residential treatment center can be a hardship for any parent, and even for teens themselves. If you look at it from a perspective of “sending your child away” or “my parents don’t want me” you just escalate sensitive emotions. So, by understanding some of the benefits and advantages will help…

Posted on: November 18th 9:30 am

Four Online Resources to Better Understand Illicit Drug Abuse

There are many troubled teen programs and troubled teen services that can assist with illicit drug abuse. After all, the opioid crisis, bath salts, prescription drugs, and other stimulants can be very problematic and ultimately lead to troubled teen behavior. The National Institute on Drug Abuse Study: Monitoring the Future Survey for 2018 conducted by…

Posted on: November 4th 9:30 am

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