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Schools for Troubled Teens Help Restore Arizona Youth’s Confidence

High school is a difficult time for many teens, especially those struggling with mental and emotional challenges. Motivation for schoolwork suffers when teens are overwhelmed with grief, trauma, and abuse. Poor academic performance leads to decreased self-confidence putting your Arizona teen in a downward spiral of aggressive behaviors, isolation, substance abuse, or truancy. Schools for troubled teens understand how difficult this period is for many teenagers.

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Solstice West Can Help Your Arizona Teen

Solstice, a leading residential treatment program near Salt Lake City, Utah, has helped hundreds of teen girls and assigned female at birth navigate through their emotional and behavioral issues while instilling strong academic skills to get them back on track. Solstice offers a combination of individual, group, and family therapy and an accredited academic program to ensure your child achieves success during the program and once they transitions home. Our small class sizes allow our certified teachers, and if necessary, special education teachers, to give every student the individual attention they need to succeed. These teachers work with the entire multidisciplinary team to create a master treatment plan specifically designed for your daughter’s needs. We keep students engaged and enthusiastic with experiential learning opportunities woven into our creative curriculum.

Students thrive in Solstice’s safe and nurturing community and stay on track to successfully complete high school. Your Arizona teen is also able to transfer credits to any future school thanks to Solstice’s accreditation status.

Schools for troubled teens, like Solstice in Utah, can help your child succeed academically and in other areas of their life. Call (866) 278-3345 to learn more. We can help your family today.

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At Risk Youth from Arizona Learn Creative, Expressive Outlets at Schools for Troubled Teens.

Teens who are struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges have a hard time finding appropriate ways to express themselves. The communication breakdown makes them feel inadequate and isolated from the world around them. These feelings can be associated with poor academic performance and self-harming behaviors, like eating disorders and addiction. Visual and Fine Arts offer teens a new form of expression when other forms of communication are difficult. Schools for troubled teens understand the unique needs of Arizona teens struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges.

Help For Arizona Teens

Teens who are struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges have a hard time It is more difficult for teens to find appropriate ways to express themselves if they are struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges. The communication breakdown makes them feel inadequate and isolated from the world around them. These feelings can be associated with poor academic performance and self-harming behaviors, like eating disorders and addiction. When other forms of communication are ineffective, Visual and Fine Arts can offer teens a healthier form of expression. Arizona teens with emotional and behavioral challenges can find the support they need at schools for troubled teens that understand their unique needs.

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Fine Arts Academic Programming at Solstice West:

Solstice, a Utah-based boarding school, developed an effective Fine Arts program for teen girls and assigned female at birth (age 14-18) as part of a comprehensive, holistic approach to therapy. Solstice offers a variety of core classes and electives to help Arizona teens explore their interests and find new and therapeutic methods of expression:

Drawing: Students learn basic building blocks of art by learning how to accurately see and record objects using a variety of media such as colored pencils, pastels, and graphite.

Art Foundations I & II: Introductory classes emphasize the fundamentals of art and give previews of a variety of styles, like two and three-dimensional design and drawing. Basic art concepts like color theory, studio techniques, aesthetics, and opportunities to experiment with various media gives students an opportunity to skillfully express themselves visually. Teens are also introduced to historical art movements and famous artists.

Painting: This class is all about applying skills learned in foundational classes by exploring various mediums and canvases to create expressive work based on classic and contemporary art. Self-Expression is a necessary skill for confidence, assertiveness, and feeling connected to the world.

Girls and assigned female at birth with emotional struggles are empowered by the Visual Arts program at Solstice. Solstice helps struggling teens replace unhealthy coping mechanisms with positive, adaptive ones. Call (866) 278-3345 to learn more about the holistic therapeutic approach we follow at our school for troubled teens.

Solstice West helps teens struggling with issues such as:

Attachment issues related to adoption

Oppositional defiant disorder

Symptoms of anxiety

Struggling through grief and loss

Attention related issues

Harming themselves by cutting or other methods of injury

Depression

Issues with disordered eating

Conflict within the family

Level 1 autism

Social Isolation

Low self esteem

Impulse control

Trauma

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