Boot Camps Leave Teens with Lasting Psychological Scars Military boot camp (basic training) is designed to prepare adults for life as a soldier. Army, Navy, Marine or Air Force boot camp lasts about three months… Read More »The Long Term Effects of Boot Camp for Troubled Teens
Making the Best Choice for Your Child You know your child is struggling and needs help. Everything you’ve tried so far has failed. You searched online and found lots of information from boot camps, wilderness… Read More »Teen Boot Camp or a Treatment Program with Wilderness Therapy?
Is your teen becoming more and more troubled? As a parent, you may have recognized the signs long ago. But, it may have taken you time to decide if you really needed to do… Read More »7 Reasons Why Boot Camps for Troubled Teens Aren’t a Good Idea
There has been a fair amount of controversy surrounding the popularity of military boot camps on how they used to try to turn troubled teenagers around. The term “boot camp” is one we associate with… Read More »The Facts About Military Boot Camps For Teens
A patient who has co-occurring disorder will have a substance use disorder in addition to one or more mental health disorders. For example, a person could have bipolar disorder and also abuse alcohol. The Co-occurring… Read More »Co-Occurring Disorder and Troubled Teens
According to the recent findings of the multi-year, collaborative study made by various research institutions in the United States, private therapeutic residential treatment (boarding programs or Juvenile Wilderness Programs) are more effective than other treatment… Read More »Therapeutic Residential Treatment Effectiveness Study Results
The effectiveness of teen boot camps is a subject of considerable debate. When you are a parent of a troubled teenager, it is easy to resort to a radical solution to reverse a downward slide into… Read More »The Effectiveness of Boot Camp and Scared Straight Programs
Military boot camps also referred to as juvenile boot camps, are residential intervention programs designed as a treatment for troubled teenagers. These camps adopt the same code of rules and regulations of the U.S. military recruit training Read More »How Do Teen Boot Camps Differ From Military Boot Camp?
In order to produce a lasting positive change on a troubled teen, they themselves must have a desire to change in the first place. That is why in a teen boot camp setting where troubled teens know they will be freed