Is your family life in chaos due to the behavior of your child? Is your child displaying any of the following self-destructive behaviors?

  • family conflict
  • blatant disregard of rules
  • withdrawn from family
  • abrupt change in personality
  • never at fault
  • uncontrollable anger
  • poor emotional control
  • manipulative
  • lying – stealing
  • lack of motivation
  • “I hate you,” attitude
  • “You can’t make me,” attitude
  • skips school
  • school suspensions
  • grades have fallen
  • can’t keep friends
  • legal problems
  • fighting/violence
  • bullies/bullied
  • runs away
  • conduct disorder
  • hanging with the wrong crowd
  • oppositional defiant disorder
  • bipolar disorder
  • low self-esteem
  • attention deficit disorder – adhd
  • depression
  • attempted or threats of suicide
  • drug use
  • alcohol use
  • smoking
  • sexually active
  • cutting
  • adoption issues
  • reactive attachment disorder
  • eating disorder

Residential Treatment Facility – What are they and how can they help your child?

A Residential Treatment Facility is a State Licensed intervention program for troubled teens and adults who may be experiencing emotional, academic, and/or behavioral problems.

Instead of wreaking havoc on themselves and their families teens will spend their days in group counselling, individual and family therapy, and learning how to interact with peers and adults in a meaningful and healthy way.

For their part, many kids find success at a Residential Treatment Facility by learning more about themselves and what drives their destructive behaviors. The teens are asked to specifically look at what’s going on in their lives and what kind of decisions they’ve been making.

A Residential Treatment Facility provides the forum for struggling teens and young adults to evaluate their behaviors.

As a former resident of a Residential Treatment Facility recalls, “You realize what you are doing to yourself and what you do to others. You can’t explain how it works. It is magic, it’s intense.”

It’s their parents’ desperate hope that, once it’s over, they’ll get back the children they once knew.

A Residential Treatment Facility is different to military-style boot camps, which rely on humiliation and barked orders.

Not all Residential Treatment Facilitys are created equal.

The Family Compass will help you to make an informed decision when you choose to intervene on behalf of your child. We have compiled a database of State Licensed Residential Treatment Facilitys. This is so you can find the proper treatment for your situation.

For any questions – call 1-866-490-3666 toll free. We have consultants waiting to take your call 24 hours a day/7 days a week – Call now!