Liahona Academy Residential Treatment Center Where Today's Struggle Becomes Tomorrow's Strength 1-800-675-8101
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Liahona Academy's Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment where each student can develop the mental, emotional, and physical skills necessary to become a productive and contributing member of society.

Residential Treatment Center for Troubled Boys

  • Liahona Academy has been helping troubled boys and their families since 2001 and is among the top residential treatment centers in the nation.  Liahona Academy's therapeutic program is based on the effective philosophy of a keen balance between "love and discipline".  At Liahona, we believe that boys thrive in an environment of "love" and "discipline". Moreover, we believe that boys respond to the help offered when they feel loved, respected and responsible.
  • At Liahona Academy, the balance between unconditional love (respect) and accountability (discipline) has been demonstrated to be the perfect combination. Boys respect those who expect "greatness" from them and these boys tend to live up to expectations, both good and bad.
  • Boys appreciate those who will hold them accountable; sending the message, "you have what it takes to be great". Over the years we have restored thousands of troubled boys and their families through "love and discipline". Our proven results speak for themselves.
  • Liahona Academy is a fully licensed treatment facility that offers multiple levels of care, including Residential Treatment Care, Day Treatment Care and Outpatient Treatment to effectively treat mental health illness and issues. Our mental health treatment team consists of a Board Certified and licensed medical doctor, Board Certified and licensed primary psychiatric care provider, state licensed Registered Nurses and state licensed clinical therapists. All staff members of the treatment team work in conjunction with one another to provide a consistent continuum of care that can address all aspects of implementing a proper individualized treatment plan for each patient. Individual, family, and group therapy sessions are combined with support groups to provide positive mental health treatment and rehabilitation. Our medical team address all physical or mental issues or illness that may be affecting the patient’s mental health. Each aspect of the treatment team work in harmony to insure the psychological, medical, and psychiatric team members work towards effectively treating the issues of each patient in restoring them to physical, mental, and emotional health which can be sustained outside of the treatment facility.



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We want to
Help Your Son

Our Message to
Parents of Troubled Boys


You are not alone and we can help! If your son is self-destructing: lying, skipping classes, defying authority, depressed, angry, abusing drugs and alcohol, hanging out with the wrong kids, he is most likely struggling at home and at school, resulting in troubling behavior. Contact us because we can help you.


If your troubled teen is acting out, emotionally immature, making one poor choice after another, we have the solution. Its as simple as this: speak with some of our former or current families and find out exactly how effective we are. We will help you to contact our former or current students and/or families and we encourage you to listen to their stories of success and restoration.


If you are a parent needing help with your troubled teen, please take action now and give us a call at 1-800-675-8101. Our goal is to provide parents of troubled teens with therapeutic support and academic services to help their struggling boy.


At Liahona Academy, we believe that some troubled boys need to be removed from their current environment (removed from negative friends and poor influences). Sometimes a clean break and a fresh start is needed to receive help. We have found that some troubled boys cannot progress or improve without a total break and fresh start.

Assess your
struggling teen's behavior

How do I know if my child needs a Residential Treatment Center for troubled boys? Are you unsure or unaware of the signs and symptoms of troubled teens? Let us help you assess and verify your child's specific situation. Allow our professional Admissions Counselors to help you determine the best course for your family.

troubled teens behavior
we help with


  • Problems at home (lying, defiant toward parental authority)
  • Poor Academic performance (skipping class, poor grades, missing credits)
  • Behavioral or emotional issues (anger outbursts, isolated, withdrawn, anxious, shutdown)
  • Substance Abuse or Addictions
  • Depression
  • Threatening suicide


Parent Testimonials

Susan P
from Tennessee
It is not an easy decision for a parent to place a child in someone else’s care and custody. After conducting two weeks of personal research, I chose Liahona as the best facility for my son’s needs.
I recommend Liahona Academy and Clay AhQuin to any parent struggling with a troubled teen. They are honest and sincerely concerned about the boys in their program. The staff are the most compassionate and caring people. Thank you for everything you did!
Kenny G
Former Governor of Nevada
from Texas
I quickly chose Liahona Academy, for the following reasons:1) it was an all boys school, 2) the program runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 3) the location was distant from the bad influences, and 4) with my son being cared for properly.

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Liahona Academy
Hurricane Facility
325 W 600 North,
Hurricane, UT 84737
Virgin Facility
1055 East Hwy 9,
Virgin, UT 84779
Corporate Offices
491 North Bluff Street, STE 200
St. George, UT 84770

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