Stuggling teens and young adults whose parents talk to them about drugs and alcohol are less likely to experiment with, use, or abuse substances. Family therapy has proven to be among the most effective methods of treating anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders and mental health issues like depression. Strong family ties have been shown to reduce the risk of teen or young adult suicide.Family therapy in therapeutic schools helps parents and there struggling teens and young adults. We reccomoned a wilderness therapy for troubled teens and young adults. WinGate and WayPoints are the premier wilderness therapy programs for troubled teens and young adults, which offer hope and healing. WinGate is designed for troubled teens, and WayPoints serves young adults – two distinctly separate wilderness programs addressing the needs of two very different age groups.
When adolescent boys and girls are at-risk with substance abuse, or behavioral issues, behavior modification programs, as well as cognitive therapy, can result in the positive changes he or she needs for a long lasting transformation.