Adolescent psychiatrists and psychologists, teachers, education professionals and even the U.S. government have all answered this question over and over again with a resounding “no”.
Recognizing Bad Teen Behavior, ADHD, ODD or a Conduct Disorder It is so difficult for parents to know if the issues with their teenagers are temporary and normal or if something more serious is going… Read More »Is It Normal Teen Behavior Or A Conduct Disorder?
Wilderness Therapy Programs vs Boot Camps for Teenagers: What Every Parent Should Know Wilderness therapy provides a supportive and uncritical environment in which troubled teens benefit from therapeutic experiences. Wilderness therapy is helping thousands of… Read More »Where to Get Help for your Troubled Teen?
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