When You’ve Decided Your Teen’s ‘Back To School’ Will Be Different

By the time most parents consider sending their teen to a boarding school for troubled teens, often that teen has been expelled from at least one school before. And no matter what promises were made by the teen to shape up over the summer, it’s the same old story—calls from family and friends about the […]

Values & Standards: Help Teens Set & Standby Them

Something that many parents mention to us as their teenage sons graduate from our boarding school for troubled teens is that the parents wish they had emphasized the right values and standards more with their struggling teens. In most cases, these teens had known their families values when they were younger, but without reinforcement and […]

5 Practical Ways to Teach Your Kids the Right Values

Teaching your children the right values sets them up for success as adults. It is perhaps one of the most important lessons parents can instil in their children, and contributes to creating compassionate, well-rounded members of society. However, the task of teaching values is sometimes viewed as subjective or abstract. Here are five practical ways […]

Parents Preventing Drug Abuse: 11 Ways to Help Your Teens Steer Clear of Drugs

The United Nations has declared June 26th as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Worldwide substance abuse has an impact on society, economy and health. The UN works to raise awareness about illicit drug trafficking as an international problem and encourages communities to promote recovery programs and to empower youth to face […]

From Defiant to Thriving: The Help of Boarding Schools for Troubled Teen Boys

Does this sound like your teenage son? He’s rebellious, angry, argumentative, temperamental, defiant and unmanageable, maybe even violent. He won’t follow rules, or accept responsibility for his behavior. He’s been in trouble with the law and at school. Does this sound like you? You’re exhausted. You love your son and want to help him, but […]

What To Do With An Out-Of-Control Teenager

No parent expects that their son or daughter will grow up to become an out-of-control teenager who needs the help of professional treatment to help them overcome their poor behavior. But it can be tough to differentiate between normal teenage angst and boundary-pushing and a teen that is genuinely out of control. To help you […]

Parents Checklist for Sending Their Son to a School for Troubled Teens

You’re considering sending your son to a school for troubled teens. Maybe you’ve already decided on a therapeutic boarding school. You want to be confident that this is the best choice for your teen, so that he can get the help he needs for his emotional, behavioral or mental health issues. You also want to […]

What Makes Behavior Modification Work – And How It Can Work For Your Teen?

The changes in therapy over the past hundred years is astonishing. With the advances in how we approach mental health and the way we understand the finer points of brain function, has given way to a whole new way of treating those who need behavior modification. When you have a troubled teen, you have probably […]

Help Your Teenage Son Start the New Year on the Right Foot

One of the best gifts you can give your teenage son is the knowledge that he can start each year, each month and even each day anew. There are consequences for past actions, but everyone has the ability to move on and resolve to do better. With 2019 is in its infancy and Chinese New […]

Take Advantage of Distance When Sending Your Troubled Teen To Boarding School

For parents of troubled teens, it can hard to imagine what to do with your time once your troubled teen goes away to a school for troubled teens. If you wonder if you will be at loose ends and don’t know what to do, we have some suggestions to help you effectively use the time […]