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Developing Youth Through Recreational Therapy Programs

Recreational Therapy Programs: Life Lessons Through Life Experiences Ozark Teen Challenge Boys Academy is committed to creating an environment that is designed to give your teenager a chance to turn into the adult man that he was intended to be. We believe that one of the most impactful ways to...

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Teen Rehab: Importance of Reflection for Recovery

Importance of Reflection for Recovery in Teen Rehab When you take a look at our typical daily schedule for our teen rehab youth program, you’ll notice that we open our worship area for prayer before the official wake-up at 7:00 a.m. We do this so that your teen can visit...

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Drug Treatment: Importance of a Routine

Importance of Routines for Drug Treatment at Ozarks Teen Challenge The program at Ozarks Teen Challenge provides troubled teens with drug treatment, discipleship classes, and educational studies, all wrapped into a regimented schedule. You can read about how a typical day at our Christian boarding school looks by following this...

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Drug Treatment: How to Talk to Your Teen About Addiction

Tips for Starting Drug Treatment by Talking to Your Teen Speaking to your teen about addiction can be difficult, if only because it’s a conversation that you never want to have. Depending on your teen’s habits, this discussion can escalate into an argument. If the situation is bad enough, you...

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Advice from Ozarks Teen Challenge: How to Stop Enabling

Tips from Ozarks Teen Challenge to Help You Stop Enabling Is your teen acting suspiciously? If you’re starting to notice signs of addiction, then it’s important not to panic. As a parent, you will need to be able to approach the situation as calm and collected as you can be....

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Ozarks Teen Challenge: Benefits of Mission Trips

The Advantages Mission Trips During Ozarks Teen Challenge Provide A few times a year, we have the opportunity for a few of our students to embark on a mission trip. Traveling anywhere from New York to Haiti, these excursions allow the boys to get a break from their established routine...

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How Our Boys Boarding School Helps Prepare Your Child for College

How Your Child Will be Conditioned for College From Our Boys Boarding School When your teenager embarks on his journey to our boys boarding school, he will be entering an environment that is conditioning him for the demands of higher education. Our teen rehab program not only addresses any attitude...

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The Importance of Staying Persistent During Drug Treatment

How Staying Optimistic and Persevering Will Benefit Your Drug Treatment When your loved one has decided to get help for their drug or alcohol addiction, then the ground has been set for them to get back on the right path to success. Making that initial decision to change is among...

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Ozarks Teen Challenge: Myths About Addiction and Abuse

Ozarks Teen Challenge Debunks Misperceptions About Addiction Whether it’s yourself or a loved one, facing drug addiction and abuse can be a difficult situation to address. We all want to see ourselves and our peers succeed, so when we notice a person putting him or herself in a situation that...

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