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Helping Your Teen’s Rehab Through Mentorship

Teen Rehab: Finding a Mentor for Your Son Helping your teenager walk through their recovery isn’t more than just following a checklist of tasks. It is an all-encompassing venture that requires time and care from both parents, friends and your son. The goal is for the recovery process to last....

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Drug Treatment: How to Deal With Withdrawal

Dealing with Withdrawals During Drug Treatment Withdrawal symptoms commonly arise at the beginning of a drug treatment program. Many teens who come take the Ozarks Teen Challenge experience some kinds of symptoms – regardless of whether they had been addicted to drugs, alcohol, or simply poor lifestyle habits. While withdrawal...

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Creative Activities for Teen Rehab

Improve Teen Rehab with Creative Activities Teens who struggle with addiction to substances or to poor behaviors often simultaneously struggle with expressing themselves. Because they do not feel like they can make their feelings known, either because they feel powerless to do so or they do not think that they...

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Drug Treatment: Underlying Issues That Can Lead to Addiction

Issues that Can Lead to Needing Drug Treatment While the science of addiction is still emerging, it is evident that emotional turmoil, family history, and environmental issues can play a role in your teen boy’s experimentation with substance abuse or other addictive behaviors. If you are noticing signs of substance...

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Ozarks Teen Challenge: Intervention Tips

Ozarks Teen Challenge: Intervention Tips If you notice that your teen is behaving oddly and you suspect that they may be experimenting with drugs, then maybe it is time for you to consider an intervention. Interventions are powerful tools for helping someone who is struggling with addiction, and they may...

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The Stages of Withdrawal During Drug Treatment

The Stages of Withdrawal During Drug Treatment The path to sobriety can be a roller coaster ride of physical pain and emotion, and many teens who begin drug treatment programs are not prepared for the side-effects of withdrawal. Depending on the type of drug and the length of use, you...

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Essential Behavioral Therapy Techniques

Behavioral Therapy: Techniques and Practices At Ozarks Teen Challenge, we know that beating addiction takes time and patience, requiring individuals to reassess their lifestyles, beliefs, and ways-of-thought. This is why our drug treatment programs center on behavioral therapy, which aims to change an individual’s attitudes and behaviors and increase the...

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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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