Teen Challenge Juvenile Rehabilitation Program

Welcome to Ozarks Teen Challenge Boys Academy. Where you will find much more than a juvenile rehabilitation program. Troubled teen and addiction rehabilitation involves restoration to an original state. We at Teen Challenge believe that God has a greater plan for your family. He intends to transform your son into the young man that he was created to be. Please browse the pages of this site with assurance that there is help for your troubled teen.  Our hope is that this simple assurance will change your outlook from one of pain and despair to HOPE, and that you’ll consider our program as an agent of blessing to your family.  Talk to our Admission Coordinator today and see how we at Teen Challenge can help your family. Also, take a look at the testimonies below to see How We Measure Success.

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Our Hope


Josh’s Testimony


Letter from a Parent

“Defiant. Disrespectful. Angry. Irresponsible. Selfish. Arrogant. User. Chaos. This was Sam in the summer of 2013. Our lives were consumed by trying to tweak the world to keep our son on the straight and narrow. Just as we had baby-proofed the house when he started to crawl, our time was spent “Sam proofing” our lives. He smashed lamps in anger, kicked holes in walls, dented refrigerators and made…”

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Recent Blog Posts

  • Bringing the Reality of Sexual Addiction to Light

    Parent: “I just enrolled Max in a rehabilitation program.” Friend: “I had no idea he had an alcohol or drug problem?” Parent:  “He doesn’t…” The words this parent hesitates to say, do not come easily. How do you tell someone that your son has a sexual addiction?  How do you admit

  • Teens Overcome Addiction While Training for Marathons Together

    How do you take young men who are battling addiction and show them that they can rise above their circumstances? How do you prove that they are worth the fight; that you are willing to stand beside them? The answer is simple. You give them a seemingly impossible task, put

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    Students Tour Local Colleges-Preparing for Future Success

    If you were to ask the average teen who is struggling with drug or alcohol abuse what their plans are for the future, what would you expect to hear? At best, you might be confronted with a blank stare. At worst and more likely, you might hear an inappropriate or