Residential Programs for Troubled Youth Offer New Mexico Teens Hope
When a teen is in the midst of major depression or other emotional challenges, their view of the future can be pretty dark. They may turn to substance abuse, risky behaviors, or self injury to cope with the pain. For many of these teens, residential programs for troubled youth offer hope and a means to get back on track.
Solstice has a proven record helping New Mexico teens restore hope and emotional balance.
Parents searching for residential programs for troubled youth in New Mexico should consider Solstice West as an option. There are very few residential programs for troubled youth actually located in New Mexico. Because of this, parents should consider looking outside of state to find help for their daughter.
Located in Utah, Solstice offers a comfortable, private environment for girls and assigned female at birth to deal with their serious challenges of adolescence. This 44-bed residential program serves teenage girls and assigned female at birth 14-18 years old with individual, group, adventure, and family therapy.
Solstice uses a dynamic approach to the healing process. This holistic approach is based on their unique Three Pillars of Change.
Relationship Based Approach Creating healthy, trusting relationships is key to positive changes in your teen. Solstice employs and trains the best staff to create a therapeutic culture focusing on the needs of clients and families.
Principle Driven Foundation True change begins not with compliance, but identifying core principles and values. By nurturing desirable qualities like love, respect, and personal responsibility, Solstice helps your teen develop positive core principles to inspire change.
Experiential Therapy Many teens learn by doing. In addition to group therapy, Solstice reinforces therapeutic principles with activities such as adventure therapy, community service, physical fitness, and recreation. This type of therapy promotes positive lifestyle changes for your New Mexico teen.
For more information about how Solstice’s residential programs for troubled youth can help your teen, please call us at (866) 278-3345.Learn more about Solstice’s program for teen girls.
Who does Solstice help?
Solstice helps New Mexico teens in a residential treatment center setting who are struggling with issues similar to those below:
– Low Self Esteem
– Disordered Eating
– Nonverbal Learning Disorder
– Self Harm
– Adoption/ Attachment Issues
– Body Image Issues
– Grief and Loss
– Asperger’s Disorder
– Family Dysfunction
– Impulse Control
– Social Isolation
New Mexico Teens Successfully Transition Home After Receiving Care at Residential Programs for Troubled Youth
Residential programs for troubled youth are sometimes a necessary intervention for those with significant emotional and behavioral challenges. Entering a residential treatment facility gives teens a respite from an environment where they developed habitual negative coping skills and behaviors. When teens complete the program, however, they often return to the same challenging surroundings that caused so many issues.
Solstice, one of the leading residential programs for troubled youth, believes the transition home starts immediately upon your New Mexico teen’s admission. Parental involvement and creating a structured environment are essential components to the long-term success of teens graduating from the program. Upon admission, parents are provided essential reading materials, an outline of the transition program and aftercare process, and information about family seminars covering a variety of topics.
Solstice believes your teen child can succeed in their recovery. They will prepare you for the next steps after their discharge using cost-effective, researched based transition options.
These three principles are essential to successful aftercare:
- Education: Teaching effective aftercare strategies helps your family realize the significance to your teen’s long term success. Family therapy and learning experiences teach successful aftercare.
- Community: Your entire family will work with Solstice therapists to create a positive support network for your teen.
- Innovation: Your family will learn new skills and processes specifically developed for your teen’s situation.
A transition coach will work with you throughout the treatment process. Shortly after discharge, they will travel to your home and consult with you about any issues or support you need.
Your teen will arrive back to New Mexico with you prepared to give them an empathetic, supportive environment necessary for their recovery. Learn more about transition support.
If you have a teen child between 14 and 18 struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges, please call us (866) 278-3345. Learn more about Solstice’s residential program.
Resources for New Mexico Families Seeking Help
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) provides information and a referral helpline for those struggling with eating disorders. Visitors will get information on accessing treatment and support groups. Programs are offered for those suffering with eating disorders and their families.
The Suicide Prevention Action Network is a nonprofit organization using public education and awareness to help prevent suicide. This resource provides authoritative information on suicide prevention.
Solstice helps New Mexico families from:
Some examples of cities from New Mexico which may have families who may be interested in Solstice include: Albuquerque Las Cruces Rio Rancho Santa Fe Lamy
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