Low Self-Esteem in Defiant Teenagers

Teens and Self Esteem Parents may remember back when it was critical to be accepted by their peers. This problem is as old as time, and continues into adulthood for many people. Everyone wants to be accepted. This need to be accepted and the fear of the not being...

Military Schools And Troubled Teens

Yes SIR!, No SIR! Military schools have been around for over 100 years, they are an important part of the history of this great country. For a young man hopeful of a military career, military school is a logical step in the right direction. The potential military man more...

Teen Ranch Programs

I’m Not A Cowboy There are a number of programs that are designed around good old fashioned western values. Often referred to as “Ranch Programs” or “Troubled Teen Programs”. The programs include academics, behavior modification, a points or level system, and chores. The chores are usually foreign to the...

Teenage Alcohol Abuse – Drug Treatment

Alcohol and Teens Three of every four, or 75%, of children have consumed alcohol by the end of their high school days. This is not surprising, as approximately 41% of children say they have consumed alcohol by the end of eighth grade. These statistics are shocking to the average...

Teen Drug Rehab – Substance Abuse Treatment

Teenage Drug Rehab Drug Rehabilitation, or drug rehab, is defined in the Encyclopedia as: an umbrella term for the process of medical and/or psychotherapeutic treatment, for dependency on psychoactive substances such as alcohol, prescription drugs, and so-called street drugs such as cocaine, heroin, or amphetamines. The general intent is...

Teen Drug Abuse – Teen Substance Abuse Programs

Teen Drug Abuse Drug abuse, also known as substance abuse, involves repeated and excessive use of chemical substances. These substances give different effects to the user, effects that can become addictive and dangerous. Some of the effects of drug abuse include powerful charges of energy while others give a...