Electronic Devices Can Leave Teens Socially Withdrawn

Teen Relationships Affected by Screen Time

A teen’s ability to attach to their parents and friends may be affected by the amount of time they spend in front of a screen. A new study examining the relationship between screen time (television, video, DVDs, gaming or computer use) and parental attachment found the risk of having low attachment to parents increased by…

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Venture Academy

Help for troubled teens in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa. We provide behaviour treatment for youth struggling with anxiety, depression, making poor choices, ADHD, problems with peers and school. Our program is Canada’s longest running most successful direct access treatment program for troubled teens in Canada. Read Additional Articles Family meals provide calm during stormy teen…

The Argument Against Teen Boot Camp

Top 5 Reasons to Say “Yes” to Help for Troubled Teens Canada and “No” to Boot Camp for Teens in Canada

1. Venture Academy for troubled teens provides intensive, ongoing clinical therapy focused on providing long-lasting results and permanent behavioural changes. We are not a boot camp for teens in Canada offering parents a quick – but temporary – fix. 2. At boot camp for teens, troubled teens live in a group-style living environment surrounding by teens with…

Venture Academy: Helping Teens Achieve Bright Futures

Future Looks Bright For Troubled Teen

Ashlan is leaving Venture Academy for troubled teens with a future that looks brighter than the bleak one she was heading towards. Today, just a few months from graduating high school, she is a sober 17-year-old who is excited about reconnecting with her family, finishing high school, and studying nursing in Montreal. “Before I came here I…

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Challenging the Challenged: Teen ADHD

Are you one of those teens bursting with ideas but challenged when it comes to sitting still or waiting your turn? If the answer is yes, then you could be are one of thousands of teenagers struggling with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder); a neurobehavioral disorder than affects teens and adults alike. The good news…