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Common Concerns About Teenage Sex and How Parents Can Respond

Keeping your teen safe feels like an overwhelming responsibility, especially if you’re worried about them becoming sexually active. At our center, we offer behavioural treatment programs for teens who may be struggling with these and other concerns. Learn more about how to talk to your teen about sex by calling Venture Academy at 866.762.2211 or…

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5 Positive Parenting Strategies to Connected with Your Teen

Managing your teen will always be complex because they are learning to set their own boundaries and test where yours are. You may often ask yourself, “Am I overreacting?” when an argument or other conflict gets heated. You can learn more about connecting with your teen by calling Venture Academy at 866.762.2211 or connecting with…

How to Communicate with Your Teen About Sneaking Out

Knowing that your teen sneaks out can put you in a panic. At our behavioural treatment centre, we help teens understand how their behaviours, including sneaking out, impact themselves and others. Learn more about how to communicate with your teen by calling Venture Academy at 866.762.2211 or connecting with us online. How to Communicate With…

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5 Signs Your Teen Is Sneaking Alcohol Behind Your Back

Despite the risks, underage drinking is still a reality for many teens. Parents should make sure they are educating their children on the dangers of drinking underage and informing them of the consequences of doing so. With this knowledge, they can create a safe and healthy environment for their teens to make smart choices when…

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What Is DBT for Teens?

DBT for teens is an excellent therapy approach for adolescents struggling with behavioural and mental health issues. It offers comprehensive support and guidance while teaching teens essential life skills such as how to manage emotions, communicate effectively, foster meaningful relationships, and take responsibility for their own actions. By using evidence-based techniques and fostering a safe…