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Residential Treatment Centers, better known as RTC’s, are residential facilities that houses and provides treatment for troubled teens.  These troubled teens are in need of specialized mental health treatment such as intensive ADD and ADHDDepressionBipolarOCDSubstance AbuseChemical Dependencysuicide ideationsuicidal tendencieseating disorders or ODD.  Residential Treatment Centers are inpatient, where intensive mental health services are provided to adolescents in crisis

Residential Treatment Centers are usually shorter in term, very costly, and usually only available to teens from wealthy parents.  Only those with excellent health care insurance are able to take advantage of this type of care.  

The care found in RTC’s are intensive, the and the issues that students are facing are critical, and in some cases, life threatening. Residential Treatment Centers are usually for kids ages 14 through 18, although there are pre-teen and young adult services available as well. 

Residential Treatment Centers can be paid through a parents health care provider. But most health insurance plans cover only the short term inpatient programs.  When the troubled teen needs long term mental health care the family is out of luck.  For example, Residential Treatment Centers address issues such as drug abuse, bipolar, and eating disorders, all of which require a great deal of time and effort before the client sees any long term change or improvement. 

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