Therapeutic Boarding Schools For Troubled Teens - Santa Cruz, California

Zion Educational Systems offers resources for parents with troubled teens in Santa Cruz, California, in need of therapeutic schools and other troubled teen programs and services. We provide parents with comprehensive resources and information on therapeutic schools, wilderness therapy programs, residential treatment centers, substance abuse treatment programs, drug rehabs, transitional independent living programs, sober living homes, and aftercare recovery programs.

In many communities and states, therapeutic schools and programs for teens are not available or don’t serve the specific needs of every young person. To help parents find the information they are searching for, Zion Educational Systems also offers a free guide on therapeutic schools for your troubled teen. Our guide contains schools and programs that are available across the country.

Troubled teens who are currently falling into the arms of addiction, failing in school, acting out with siblings or other family members, suffering from low self-esteem issues, or simply acting out in odd or disturbing ways need support. Parents can find that help for their teen through Zion Educational Systems advocacy program. To learn more about therapeutic boarding schools for boys and girls, and receive our free guide, please call today.

Resources for Troubled Teens

We have created this page to help parents of troubled teens in Santa Cruz. If your adolescent is experiencing emotional or behavioral difficulties, you will find a list of local resources below to help your teen get his or her life back on track.

Walnut Avenue Family & Women’s Center aims to support women, youth, and families through services and programs to improve their well-being. Their children and youth programs are designed to help those at-risk and include preventative education, mentoring, and support groups.

Encompass Community Services is a community-based nonprofit offering service related to behavioral and mental health, substance use, and counseling for individual youths and their families.

The County of Santa Cruz’s Health Services Agency has several specific behavioral health services for at-risk children and adolescents and their families. Services include treatment, education, and prevention to help improve young people’s well-being and health.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County offers various programs for children and adolescents of all ages to help them achieve their full potential.

Santa Cruz Area Narcotics Anonymous is a mutual support group for adolescents and adults recovering from a substance abuse problem.

Nar-Anon Central California offers support for individuals who have been impacted by another person’s substance use or abuse.

Alcoholics Anonymous of Santa Cruz County provides youth and adults recovering from alcoholism mutual support to help each other maintain sobriety.

District 23 Al-Anon is a support group for family and friends of individuals with a drinking problem. If you have been affected by someone’s drinking, such as your adolescent, this group provides each other with mutual support.

District 23 Alateen is a support group specifically for teens who have been affected by someone’s drinking.