The Necessity Of Residential Treatment Centers


After seeking and trying other methods, parents determined to find help for their children will begin to see the necessity of residential treatment centers. Many teens may see initial progress when under the care of an outpatient therapist or through school counseling. For a lot of those teens, the modest gains at the outset will be outweighed by systemic problems that are not reserving the thorough care available to them at a residential treatment center. Zion Educational Systems (866-471-8579) can explain the differences between the results that can be expected from different therapies and make clear the necessity of residential treatment centers.

Residential treatment centers work by treating the causes of problems, not their symptoms. The thoroughness of the treatment troubled teens receive at a residential treatment center far exceeds the depths that could be explored in any other treatment environment. There are many different types of residential treatment centers. They may vary by technique but expected outcomes are usually the same. After placement in a residential treatment center, teens may replace failure with success. Growth replaces regression. The necessity of residential treatment centers is plain to see when you see the shifting attitudes, the growth in values, the installment of self-discipline, the acquiring of self-respect as well as respect for others, and when a develops autonomy to be the author of his own virtues.

Zion Educational Systems are experts in the field of residential treatment centers. The Family Advocates they employ can help explain the differences between individual residential treatment centers as well as to explain the overall necessity of residential treatment centers. For parents who have exhausted other means of help that they’ve sought for their children, Zion Educational Systems has good news. Help isn’t hard to find, you just have to know where to look. Call 866-471-8579 for more information.


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