Our Teen Therapy Resource Blog provides parents with the information and advice they need to cope and deal with the issues that arise from raising a troubled teen. We know how difficult the decision to enroll your son can be, but we want you to feel comfortable knowing that Ozarks Teen Challenge is a Christ-centered teen program with a heart to introduce your son to the life-changing power of a personal relationship with Christ.

Take a moment to browse our blog and learn more about the heart and mission of our staff as well as our 5 phase system, read about the different aspects of our teen therapy program including discipleship and mentoring, wilderness therapy, or learn about family support and the dangers of enabling. We hope you find our resource blog both informative and engaging as you navigate the ins and outs of our teen therapy program.

Whether you have a friend struggling to find a solution to help her troubled teen or you’re searching for a therapeutic boarding school to help your son, you’ll find all the information you need and much more on our Teen Therapy Resource Blog.

Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Give us a call today to talk to a member of our staff. We would love to answer any questions you may have and look forward to hearing from you.

 

Ozarks Teen Challenge: The Mental Effects of Casual Drug Use

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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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Debunking the Myths of Drug Treatment

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Ozarks Teen Challenge Debunks Drug Treatment Myths Drug treatment offers an exciting opportunity for change, but it can also be an intimidating experience. Many do not understand addiction recovery, and myths and misconceptions about the process further complicate matters. Today, Ozarks Teen Challenge puts those misconceptions to rest. Here, we...

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Making the Transition to a Boys’ Boarding School

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Transitioning from Traditional Schooling to a Boys’ Boarding School Joining a boys’ boarding school can be an intimidating experience. Moving away from home, making new friends, and keeping up with schoolwork is certainly a challenge, but once you get settled, it can be a lot of fun. As a boys’...

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Drug Treatment: How Alcoholism Develops

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Drug Treatment: The Stages of Alcoholism According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, approximately 855,000 American teenagers suffers from alcoholism. Although this number may be alarming, it is important to remember that alcoholism doesn’t begin overnight. Developing an alcohol addiction is a gradual process that involves repeated...

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The Importance of Faith During Drug Treatment

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Drug Treatment: Why We Value Faith At Ozarks Teen Challenge, we take a Christ-centered, holistic approach to drug treatment, focussing academic achievement, discipleship, and life skills training. As a Christian recovery program, faith is at the forefront of our addiction treatment philosophy and recovery process. Below, we discuss the importance...

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Making Amends with Family After Behavioral Therapy

Family with Teen after Behavioral Therapy

Behavioral Therapy: Making Amends with Family and Friends Making amends with family and friends is one of the most important steps of the behavioral therapy and rehabilitation process. It is an opportunity to recognize past mistakes, move on from painful memories, and make new plans for the future. Unfortunately, making...

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Drug Treatment: Are Teens are More Susceptible to Addiction?

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Drug Treatment: Why Teens are Prone to Drug-Use Each year, millions of teens choose to partake in illegal drinking and drug use. What may begin as mere curiosity eventually leads many down a destructive path toward dependence and addiction, which causes them to seek help from a drug treatment program....

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Teen Rehab: Managing Your Stress

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Dealing with Stress During Teen Rehab Stress is an inevitable part of life, and during teen rehab, you are bound to face some stressful situations. In the past, you may have dealt with stress through drugs, alcohol, and other destructive behaviors, but during your recovery and rehabilitation, you need to...

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Tips to Maintaining Sobriety through Teen Rehab

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Teen Rehab: Tips for Staying Sober Getting sober is a tremendous achievement that deserves celebration. The determination and perseverance that is required in drug and alcohol recovery is staggering and to reach the finish line is truly a monumental achievement. However, finding sobriety is just the first step in your...

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