Elevations Stories of Success for Troubled Teens


Elevations has helped hundreds of struggling or struggling teens rebuild their relationship with their families.  With a sophisticated all gender inclusive relationship model we can help students get on the right track for a brighter future. Below are a few of student stories showing how struggling teens have achieved success . Read more to find out how Elevations has helped them!

From A Student’s Perspective…

“Academics has become one of my favorite parts of my life.” You won’t hear those words spoken by many struggling teens, but for Andrew, Elevations RTC has helped him to see the value of being dedicated in the classroom. When asked what at Elevations has helped him to realize this, Andrew Replied, “All of the teachers are so helpful. Beyond that though, they really hold you accountable for your work.” Andrew continued, “I used to miss assignments, and was having trouble passing classes, but now I’m on course to graduate and looking forward to college.”

– Andrew, Graduate

“I’ve had some amazing mentors.” Patrick continued, “I’ve achieved more in the class room than I ever have before, I’ve learned so much from the teachers here.” At Elevations RTC, the learning doesn’t stop in the classroom. Elevations offers a robust Recreation Program for struggling and struggling teens as well. “My favorite part of the Elevations is the Recreation Program mostly because John [Head of Recreation Program] is an amazing guy.”

– Patrick, Graduate

“I have been at Elevations for four and a half months and before this I had been to four different treatment programs, all of them were ‘Girls Only’” commented Sarah comparing previous struggling teens treatment to Elevations, “Part of my success at Elevations comes from the gender inclusive aspect of the program.  Elevations being accepting of all-genders and the level system here allows me to have more freedom, like I am working towards something.”

– Sarah, Student

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From a Parent’s Perspective

“No words could ever describe what Elevations has meant to our family,” commented a parent about her struggling teen, “Elevations gave us the coping tools to become a more unified family. Everyone served as faithful and positive mentors and friends to our son, even in the most trying times.”

-Doreen, Parent

“The teachers were awesome to work with him” Holly mentioned about her formerly struggling teen, “He entered the school pledging he would never go to school again but they were patient with him and helped him gain back his confidence in his educational abilities.  He is about to finish his first quarter at the regular public high school with A’s and B’s.  We never believed that could happen and the teachers at Elevations deserve the credit. ”

– Holly, Parent

“I will forever be grateful to Elevations for giving me back my daughter,” commented a parent about her struggling teen, “She is back in school, living a very productive and happy life. She has a fabulous support system that includes many of her friends from Elevations that hold each other accountable”.

– Sandy, Parent

“My daughter spent eight months at Elevations and overcame many challenges with the help of an amazing therapist and a supportive environment. She struggled to find motivation when she arrived and even when she tried to give up, the staff continued to encourage her. Once she began to work toward her levels, she learned to open up and create healthy relationships with both staff and students. She became a program peer mentor, which is something she never thought she would be able to achieve. School was challenging, and the teachers were willing to provide additional help so she could stay caught up in her classes. The recreation program helped introduce her to rock climbing and hiking which have become strong passions of hers. Along with this, she gained self confidence and reasons to look forward to the future.”

-Scott, Parent

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