Drug Abuse and Mental Health

Addiction is hard enough to deal with on its own. Adding another mental health issue to the mix just makes things more complicated. Addiction in and of itself is a mental health disorder, but it’s closely linked to other mental health issues, too. Today in the Ozarks Teen Challenge blog...

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Ways to Prevent a Relapse

How to Prevent Relapsing For an addict, the battle against addiction continues long after rehab. An addict is always in danger of relapsing. In fact, many addicts who go to rehab are going because of a relapse. Sometimes, a person will have to go through rehab several times. This can...

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When Should You Stage an Intervention?

Is It Time for an Intervention? Sometimes, a loved one struggling with addiction doesn’t know how badly they’re hurting the people around them. They probably don’t even realize how destructive the habit is to their own life. Unfortunately, it’s extremely difficult for an addict to get better if they don’t...

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Being There for an Addict

How to Be There for Someone Struggling with Addiction Addiction is extremely difficult to deal with on your own. If your teen is struggling with addiction, you inevitably want to be there for them and support them however you can. Unfortunately, this can sometimes lead to enabling them. So how...

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The Importance of Choosing a Good Teen Rehab Program

Why It’s Important to Choose the Right Teen Rehab Program Having a teenager who is struggling with addiction is difficult. It’s hard to see them fall deeper into addiction and it’s hard to support them without enabling. When they’ve reached the point of chemical dependency and when their addiction begins...

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One-On-One Tutoring for Christian Boarding Schools

The Importance of One-On-One Tutoring for Christian Boarding Schools When it comes to your son, finding the right academic environment is very important. This is especially true if you have a troubled teenager. At Ozarks Teen Challenge, we believe that a Christian boarding school is the right solution for troubled...

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Here Is How A Boys Boarding School Different From Public School

How Is A Boys Boarding School Different From Public School? Deciding where to send your children to school is a difficult decision. However, when you are dealing with troubled teenagers or teenagers with a history of drug and alcohol abuse, that decision is even more difficult. At Ozarks Teen Challenge,...

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Ozarks Teen Challenge: Our Five Phase System For Teen Therapy

The Five Phase System For Teen Therapy at Ozarks Teen Challenge At Ozarks Teen Challenge, it is our goal to help your teen recover from drug and alcohol addiction and work through behavioral rehabilitation. The therapeutic process can be challenging, especially for teenagers, so it’s good to learn what to...

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The Youth Programs Offered By Ozarks Teen Challenge

Youth Programs Offered By Ozarks Teen Challenge At Ozarks Teen Challenge, we offer a variety of youth programs for young men seeking to recover from drug addiction, alcohol abuse and behavioral problems. These programs are designed to help young men get back on their feet as they enter adulthood. In...

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Ozarks Teen Challenge: The Mental Effects of Casual Drug Use

Ozarks Teen Challenge On the Mental Effects of Drug Use At Ozarks Teen Challenge, we know that there is no such thing as “casual drug use.” Any drug use, even when occasional, has consequences. In fact, occasional drug use can take a major toll on your mental health. Ozarks Teen...

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