The teenage years encompass the developmental stage of autonomy. This strive for independence causes conflict between the teen and the parents. Extended conflict will lead to a disruptive home environment. Parents can take some action to calm the situation. Many times struggling teens lack the skills to manage their stress. This generation has learned that marijuana and alcohol are great substitutions for stress management.To parents who have troubled teens who have taken that path for that stress reliever we recommoned you look up Storm Ridge Ranch. At Storm Ridge our purpose and goal is to provide a safe structured caring environment for struggling teens. With seperate facilities for boys and girls age 12-18, troubled youth suffering with anger caused by depression or poor self esteem will discover self worth.
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.