Call Me Old Fashioned But Kids Today Just Don't Act Right


kidsgroupIn this day and age, teenagers are presented with many more issues than teenagers before. The Internet is a tool that has brought about an entirely new set of social and behavioral problems, and troubled teens who are dealing with these problems already might find that they are amplified. Drugs are much easier to acquire, and teenagers overall are constantly presented with overt sexuality and drug use in the mainstream media that impressionable adolescents may be even more influenced to behave badly.

Red Rock Canyon School is a residential treatment center that is able to help troubled teens who are in need of therapy. If you are a parent who is interested in the help that we offer and you want to find out more, please talk to one of our Family Advocates today at 866-452-8121.

How Kids Today Don’t Act Right

Though some parents may feel old fashioned when dealing with the behavioral problems of their teenagers, overall, positive virtues and ethics are never obsolete. When teenagers enter high school, most of the influences on their lives comes from their peers. There’s always the chance that students will get caught up in the wrong group of kids, and if parents can teach their students positive virtues and characteristics early on, they can take these into their future lives. 

Parents are the main influence on their kids for a limited time, and they should make the most of it. The world that we live in is rapidly changing, but spending time with your kids and teaching them values still has a great effect over teenagers. Help your kids realize that you are there for them, and be there for them at all times. No matter what kind of problems or issues they are dealing with, if you provide support and guidance at all times, you can have a major effect.


Behavioral Health


Wilderness Therapy

RTC (Residential Treatment Centers)

Therapeutic Boarding School

Education Consultants/Mental Health

Intensive Outpatient Programs
Mental Health Counselor/Therapists
Kid is being worked with “at home”, local therapy. They want their client back

Focus on: (referral based)
Mental Health personnel
Educational Consultants

IOP patients

Addiction Treatment

Types: NTAAP - NAADAC - Foundations


Primary Care: 28 days

Extended Care: 60-90 days

Long Term Care: up to 1 year
12 step programs
Celebrate Recovery

Sober Living/IOP:


Focus on:
Mental Health facilities

Mental Health

Types: APA

911/Emergency: immediate crisis

Stabilization: up to 28 days

Psych Stay: 1-2 months

Structured Living:


Focus on:
Guidance Counselors
Public Professionals