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What is Residential Treatment?

Click here to learn more about residential treatment and how it helps troubled teens and teens who are struggling emotionally, behaviourally and in other ways.

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Treatment Resistant Teens

Venture Academy helps resistant teens overcome the resistance and engage in meaningful therapy and treatment. Find out how venture Academy helps resistant teens.

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Am I Overreacting?

As a parent do you think you are overreacting and moving too quickly? Many parents struggle with this question when they are deciding their options regarding getting help for their struggling teen.

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How Long Should I Wait to Get Help?

Many parents are trying to figure out if there teen’s problematic behaviors are bad enough to warrant a residential treatment program. How long should a parent wait?

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Sending My Child Away

Struggling with the possibility of accessing a treatment program out of town? The pros and cons and questions and answers about of accessing a treatment program away from home.

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Presenting Treatment to Others

Asking family and professionals for their opinion about accessing treatment is something parents do on a regular basis. The following information will help you prepare to present the information and be prepared for feedback and reactions that might follow.

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Treatment vs School

Trying to figure out educational priorities as well as the overall well-being of your son or daughter can be a challenge. This article speaks to the priorities and balance of both.

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Boot Camp for Troubled Teens

Dispelling myths and identifying realities of boot camps for troubled teens.

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Military School for Troubled Teens

The tradition of military schools and their place in helping troubled teens in Canada.