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.


Defining Holistic Therapy for Teen Rehab at OTC

Holistic therapy for teen rehab at OTC

Our teen rehab is based in the Christian faith and integrated holistic therapeutic practices. At Ozarks Teen Challenge, we use faith-based therapies for teen rehab to deal with not only the body, but the mind and the soul of a teen who is afflicted by addiction. Holistic therapy is exactly...

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Yoked Together with Christ in Recovery

Addiction recovery is a battle that is mostly invisible to the outside observer.   Excluding, of course, the shakes, cold sweats, and overall nastiness that physical withdrawal can bring.  Since a majority of this battle is unseen, it can be hard for others to understand, but this battle affects every area...

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The Importance of Life Skills at Our Christian Boarding School

Our Christian boarding school teaches teens valuable life skills. Things become difficult when your teen is acting poorly, being defiant and dealing with addiction. It can cause imbalances in social, mental, and physical functionality, and even cause lapses in what is deemed normal learned behavior. For this reason, we at...

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Finding a Drug Treatment Program You Can Trust

boys in drug treament program at OTC

Choosing a drug treatment program for your son is difficult. Here’s why you can trust OTC. Being a parent with a teen who has fallen into the pit of addiction can be utterly terrifying. The thought of losing your child emotionally, mentally, and even physically is horrific, but seeking help...

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Benefits of Inpatient Behavioral Therapy

Inpatient behavioral therapy and discipleship

  Many parents choose behavioral therapy at OTC for these reasons. Ozarks Teen Challenge is not your typical teen rehab program. Our Christian boarding school offers a type of inpatient behavioral therapy that isn’t often found through group mentoring and singular outpatient visits. We believe that by fully immersing your...

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Frequently Asked Questions About ​Wilderness Therapy Programs

Teen boy biking in wilderness therapy program

  Find out how wilderness therapy programs contribute to the recovery of troubled teens. Wilderness therapy programs might sound a little odd at first, but when you think about how spiritually and emotionally fulfilling it can be to simply walk in the woods, you might begin to get the idea....

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Teen Rehab vs. Adult Rehab

teen rehab program at OTC

  Here’s how teen rehab differs from adult rehab. The word, “rehab,” can be a daunting one, whether you’re placing somebody you care about into a program or you are considering a program for yourself. The most important part of this first step into teen rehab is to make the...

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The Importance of Missions at Our ​Christian Boarding School

Teen on mission trip at christian boarding school

  Engage in servant leadership with mission trips at our Christian boarding school. At Ozarks Teen Challenge, we focus on helping teens overcome addiction and self-doubt through the power of Jesus. As a Christian boarding school, we incorporate biblical teachings into our program to help teens build a firm foundation...

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How Relationships Change When Christian Boarding School Graduates Get Sober

Christian boarding school student talking and walking with friend

Rehab continues in relationships even after graduation from our Christian boarding school. After a student graduates from the behavioral therapy program at our Christian boarding school, it is natural to assume that prior relationships before entrance into the program will be very different moving forward after teen rehab. Following a...

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