Criminal behavior is defined as an act or failure to act in a way that violates public law. individuals suffering from a mental illness, behavioral and/or personality disorder, are at greater risk of participating in criminal behavior.
Troubled teens who display, participate or act in criminal activity do so, for a variety of different reasons. Often times, teens who participate in unlawful or criminal behaviors, are suffering from therapeutic and emotional distress. In order to combat these afflictions, troubled teenage boys and girls need therapeutic assistance and treatment provided by professionals.
Therapeutic treatment options such as, residential treatment centers for troubled teens, offer therapeutic restoration and rehabilitation that treat the underlying issues which may have been a cause, or main factor in the criminal behavior. By doing so, the teen is able to fix the emotional problems which may have been a key, contributing factor in their choice of criminal behavior, furthering their chances of full recover.