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.

 

The Stages of Withdrawal During Drug Treatment

Teenager battling withdrawals in a drug treatment program

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

Group of teens in behavioral therapy program

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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Is Boarding School Right for Your Son?

Young Boy Needs Boys Boarding School for Drug Use

4 Signs That Your Son Might Need Boys Boarding School Knowing the right time to send your son to a boys boarding school is a difficult decision for your family. However, some situations require immediate action for your son and families benefit.  Changes in your son’s behavior can be subtle...

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Developing Youth Through Recreational Therapy Programs

Teens participating in outdoor recreational therapy program

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

teenager prays in teen rehab

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

teen performs daily routine as part of drug treatment

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

Father talks to son about drug treatment

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

mother discusses Ozarks Teen Challenge with Son

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

Boy traveling on mission with Ozarks Teen Challenge

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

Teens studying at boys boarding school

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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