Residential Treatment Center for Teens
As a premier therapeutic program for struggling adolescents, Elevations RTC and their licensed therapists offer quality assistance to teens experiencing clinical depression, ADD/ADHD (attentional disorders), and/or other mental health issues. We recognize that parents often face a significant challenge finding a trustworthy residential treatment center that can accommodate their loved one and help get the troubled teen’s life back on track.
At Elevations (RTC) Residential Treatment Center, we acknowledge this reality and urge parents to examine the benefits of working with our licensed professional staff who thrive in Elevations group home setting. You may be, like many other parents, looking for programs for troubled teens. If this is true, you can feel reassured that Elevations RTC is an established therapeutic program that has been successful in transforming and shaping the lives of hundreds of teens in crisis.
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What is a Residential Treatment Center?
Residential treatment centers are programs designed for teenagers with a wide range of diagnoses that offer therapeutic services by trained professionals in a structured environment. Residential treatment centers address teen’s individualized needs in a group setting and offer a support system that helps teens make lasting changes in their lives.
This level of care not only minimizes the chance of your adolescent running away or being influenced by unsupportive peers, but also delivers an uninterrupted atmosphere where teen students can gain perspective, grow up, and achieve an improved level of maturity while addressing behavioral obstacles.
Residential Treatment Center vs Inpatient Hospitalization
Residential treatment is a step down from inpatient treatment. While there is still structure and supervision, it offers more of a home-like environment. This means processing groups and therapy sessions are spread throughout the week and there are more opportunities to socialize or participate in recreation activities. Many residential treatment centers, like Elevations RTC, also offer accredited academic programs so that students do not fall behind in school. While inpatient treatment is usually short-term, residential treatment can last several months to a year, depending on how an individual responds to treatment.
Inpatient hospitals are a good fit for teenagers who need immediate crisis intervention, if they are struggling with self-harm, suicidal ideation, or withdrawing from substances, while residential treatment centers help teens practice incorporating healthier coping mechanisms into their everyday life.
Why Choose Elevations RTC?
Through proper therapy and rehabilitation, we are confident that our program will bring about the same magnificent results with your son or daughter. We recognize that agonizing over your child’s health and safety is a tiresome, complicated, and yet delicate job for any parent. Bringing peace of mind to your family through the healing process is what gets us up in the morning. Elevations is a unique program because we have more to give than your typical “group home” or “rehab” program. Many think of us as a “home away from home” that provides around-the-clock care, individual therapy, and quality academics. We built this program to ensure that your child will have a better future because of their experience with Elevations RTC.
1 – The intensive therapy we provide will get your adolescent’s life back on track – The foundation of any great residential treatment center are the therapy options that help children overcome the mental and emotional core issues that led to their poor behavior. The right type therapy can change the way a boy or girl looks at the world and help them regain control over their life.
2 – Our academics will ensure your teen catches up in school (grade repair and credit recovery) – Educational success is an incredibly important factor in the future opportunities your child will enjoy. It is important to keep this in mind and select a therapeutic facility like Elevations, that puts emphasis on success in the classroom. You will be shocked at how different your child’s attitude towards school is when they return from our program.
3 – We have a proven track record of success – When selecting a clinical program for your teenager, it is important to choose one that has proven itself capable of really make a difference in the lives of at-risk adolescent boys and girls. At Elevations, we have the experience and carefully designed programs necessary to really make a difference.
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Substance Use Treatment in Residential Programs for Teens
If you are considering an addiction rehab center for your troubled teen, then our successful substance use therapy program may be the answer to your prayers. Often, when parents recognize that their son or daughter is struggling with drug addiction or other types of substance use, they panic and begin to blame themselves. Panic and self-blame is natural, but be assured that your loved one’s addiction is not likely your fault. Experimenting with substances is typically a sign of deeper emotional struggles rather than the primary problem. Many teens turn to substances when they are struggling to cope with stressful emotions and experiences in a healthy way.
Elevations RTC provides more than just rehabilitation for adolescents. Through our unique “5 Peaks” program, our students experience a top-notch clinical & medical program, college preparatory academics, exciting adventure-based activities, planning for the future, and strong leadership value training. Also, we are a recovery center. Here your child can recover from their struggle with substance use and addiction. Your loved one will acquire healthier habits and become both physically and emotionally wholesome again. Elevations RTC has been successfully functioning as a residential treatment center for years. This experience as a recovery center has provided us a level of expertise, and our proven results can’t be equaled.
Accreditation at Elevations Residential Treatment Center
Elevations RTC has sought and received membership, licensing and accreditations with some of the leading organizations. To achieve these, Elevations has to adhere to a high level of care, hiring practices, and programmatic discipline. The organizations we work with are carefully chosen and help us maintain exemplary levels of clinical sophistication and care.
Elevations RTC belongs to the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) and our academic program has been certified through Cognia (AdvancED). This means that any credits students earn at our school can be transferred to any school they transition to and that students who graduate high school can receive a degree through our private school.
We believe our accreditations ensure an exemplary experience for families who come to us in order to help their troubled child. Accreditation helps families feel comfortable that Elevations is a supportive and effectively run program.
Teen Treatment Center for Your Whole Family
The first step in improving the life of your teenager is to reach out and get in touch with one of our family advocates today. If we determine together that Elevations RTC is the right place for your family, then we can begin supporting your loved one to become the happy, healthy person they are capable of being. We encourage family members to be involved through a parallel family therapy process. We know that acquiring assistance from others can be stressful and even an embarrassing process. And yet, when you see the positive change that your teen experiences, all the work will be worth the energy. Contact one of our family advocates today!
We can help your child heal. Get in touch today.
Teen Treatment Center for Your Whole Family
The first step in improving the life of your teenager is to reach out and get in touch with one of our family advocates today. If we determine together that Elevations RTC is the right place for your family, then we can begin supporting your loved one to become the happy, healthy person they are capable of being. We encourage family members to be involved through a parallel family therapy process. We know that acquiring assistance from others can be stressful and even an embarrassing process. And yet, when you see the positive change that your teen experiences, all the work will be worth the energy. Contact us today!
Trust your instincts. If you feel your teen is involved in activities that are dangerous to themselves or others, get help. Contact us today
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