I Fear For My Son's Future


I Fear For My Son's FutureMany parents who are dealing with troubled teens fear for the future of their student. Emotional and behavioral problems can have a major effect on the lives of troubled teens for the long term. Families struggle greatly when there is a troubled teen involved. Issues like bipolar disorder, drug addiction, ADD/ADHD, reactive attachment disorder, and others can all come into play when troubled teens are struggling.

Lava Heights Academy is a residential treatment center that is very experienced in helping troubled teens overcome their problems and learn how to succeed. If you know that your student can use the therapy that we offer, please call one of our Family Advocates for more information today at 866.452.8772.

Troubled Teens and The Future

Troubled teens who have issues early in life often have their attitudes and ideals shaped by these problems. Unless some sort of intervention is taken, teenagers often take these attitudes and life choices into their future lives. While these problems early on can be very hard on families, ultimately, if troubled teens do not learn to change before taking on adult lifestyles and decisions, the problems on their future lives will be even greater.

Parents should help their troubled teens understand their issues and how to overcome them. Being involved in the lives of your students can have a major effect on what they do and where they go in life. Many therapeutic programs are out there for students who have problems that are too severe to face at home. It’s never easy to help your adolescents face the problems that they are dealing with, but there is hope for their recovery. 


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