Adolescent Drug Treatment Programs | Red Rock Canyon School
Red Rock Canyon School knows through experience that troubled teens who are struggling with substance abuse, can find life saving help through adolescent drug treatment programs. Drug abuse can ruin lives, and tear apart families. For these reasons, Red Rock Canyon School would like to not only inform parents of the dangers and warning signs of teen drug abuse, but also make parents aware of the options, and the adolescent drug treatment programs that are available to them. Please call our Admissions Directors at 866-452-8121for immediate assistance.
Teen drug abuse is a growing problem, with new drugs becoming available and increasing the danger every year. With all of the well known risks and new substances, adolescent drug treatment programs are in growing demand for troubled teens from the ages 13-17. When choosing from the many qualified adolescent treatment programs available, we advise parents to determine which program will meet the specific needs of their child. For parents to make an accurate decision, they will need to pay very close attention to the signs that point towards drug abuse in young teens.
Common Signs of Drug Abuse in Troubled Teens
Changes in mood or attitudes
Unusual temper outbursts
Changes in sleeping habits
Changes in hobbies or other interests
Signs of depression, withdrawal
Carelessness or irresponsible behavior
Unusual hostility toward family members
Poor academic or vocational performance
Losing interest and lacking motivation
Changes in friends
Negative changes in Schoolwork, missing school, or declining grades
Increased secrecy about possessions or activities
Use of incense in conversations with friends, more secretive, using "codes" language
Change in clothing choices: new fascination with clothes that highlight drug use
Increase in borrowing money
Evidence of drug paraphernalia such as pipes, rolling papers, etc.
Bottles of eye drops, which may be used to mask bloodshot eyes or dilated pupils
New use of mouthwash or breath mints to cover up the smell of alcohol
Missing prescription drugs – especially narcotics and mood stabilizers
If you are the parent of a troubled teen, that is seeking help from adolescent drug treatment programs, please consider Red Rock Canyon School to aid your family in this difficult journey. Red Rock is dedicated to helping your loved ones receive the help they need to become sober, and stay sober. Please call our Admissions Director at 866-452-8121 for immediate assistance.