How Can I Keep my Teen Out of Trouble this Summer?

Summer is a season every teen rejoices. With long, beautiful days, warm nights and no school or homework, life can’t be better. It’s also a time when they have more time on their hands. They long to use the car, socialize more, and “go out” more often. Whether a teen is developing more responsibility during…

Posted on: July 5th 9:30 am

Three Types of Outpatient Therapy for Troubled Teens

Therapy programs vary greatly for troubled teen. In some circumstances it may be required when they are transitioning from a troubled teen residential center or therapeutic boarding school; when they exemplify signs of erratic behavior; or they may even be appointed therapy by the court system after breaking the law. Regardless of the reason, therapy…

Posted on: May 3rd 9:30 am

When Should Parents Consider a Psychologist for their Troubled Teen?

Therapy with a psychologist is one of the perfect alternatives before considering troubled teen residential programs or other therapeutic programs. But before even broaching the subject to your teen, it’s pertinent to determine some indicative signs that they do in fact require professional psychological help. So, one of the first questions to ask is what…

Posted on: March 1st 9:30 am

Is Online Therapy Effective for Troubled Teens?

With the increasing popularity of online programs for teens, therapy, in some cases, no longer involves the process of spending time in an office talking to a therapist about underlying psychological problems. Virtual therapy, internet counseling, e-therapy, despite the moniker, they all have the same goal of providing efficient, effective and flexible support for troubled…

Posted on: January 4th 9:30 am

Head: Four Dangerous Substances Parents (and Teens) Should Know About

It’s important for parents to educate their teens about the effects and consequences of substance abuse. The illegal – and legal – drug landscape has changed dramatically in the last 25 years with more dangerous substances being more accessible to most teens, including opioids and “bath salts,” which have hit too close to too many…

Posted on: November 2nd 9:30 am

Three Ways to Help Curb Your Teen’s Anxiety During Covid-19

Supporting a troubled teen with anxiety can be concerning even in the best of times. As many U.S. States continue to grapple with Covid-19, teens with anxiety disorders may be feeling stressed and concerned more than ever. Parents and siblings who don’t suffer from anxiety may find the condition hard to comprehend. But for those…

Posted on: September 7th 9:30 am

Teens: Is Snapchat’s New Mental Health In-House App for You?

There’s no substitute for professional troubled teen services to manage many concerns such as anxiety, aggressive behavior or problems associated with peer pressure, substance abuse, and bullying. Many trouble teen programs exist and are just as diverse as the many struggles that teens or troubled teens may encounter. In an age where social media and…

Posted on: July 6th 9:30 am

Should You Consider a Troubled Teen Summer Camp or Wilderness Camp?

Many teen summer camps or seasonal therapeutic schools are available for troubled youths across the Untied States. Some offer scheduled day programs, while others have more stringent forms of residential curriculum and therapy. In general, however, most provide support including psychotherapy, individual counselling, and group sessions in addition to discipline, wellness, and leadership training –…

Posted on: May 4th 9:30 am

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

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