How to find the best Christian boarding school for my troubled teen?
Since 2020 teen depression and anxiety has doubled. Experts are pointing to excess screen-time as part of the cause.
-Teen depression, anxiety, stress
-Teen defiance, rage, rebellious, explosive
-Internet addiction (cell-phone or video gaming)
-Teen OCD, RAD, ADHD
-Drifted from your family values
-Skipping classes, underachieving, school refusal
-Teenage substance use, drinking, vaping
-Withdrawn, isolation – not participating in family functions
-Changing peer groups
–Self-harm, suicide thoughts
–Stealing, lying, manipulating
-Property destruction, explosive behavior
If you are experiencing a few of these behavior issues, it can be extremely challenging and you can feel like you’re being held hostage in your home by a defiant and entitled teenager.
Since 2001 P.U.R.E.™ has been educating parents and communities about safe places to send troubled teens. This industry is extremely competitive and can be very confusing to the desperate parent. Without the right knowledge, sifting through the internet for the right Christian boarding school for your teen can be daunting.
A simple online search for “Christian boarding schools” yields over 1.6 million results!
We were once in that position, we understand the stress and apprehension you are feeling and want you to know you are not alone and give you the opportunity to learn from our experiences and more importantly, gain from our knowledge.
If you are visiting our website, it’s likely your teen or young adult is struggling and you are considering alternative options. You may not be familiar with how to research these specialty boarding schools and programs. You are probably thinking, “Does my teen really need to be sent away?” Or some parents want to know, “Will my teen hate me if we send them away?” One big question is, “How will we get them there, they don’t want to go.”
We can help you make this big decision.
We believe in finding a positive and encouraging setting for your teen. Placing a negative child into a punitive or primitive environment can usually build anger and resentment. Most of these young people are typically suffering with low-self worth – it’s time to find placement that enhances their self-esteem and starts building them back up to make better choices.
Although many parents believe that finding a school or program near their home is a priority, we help you understand that this is only a snapshot of their entire life. Yet one of the most important parts of their life that will have a major impact on both their emotional and educational future. It’s imperative you select a program that best fits their needs and not your geographical convenience.
Read: 5 Benefits of Boarding Schools for Troubled Teens.
Read: Why Residential Treatment Can Work When Home Therapy Fails.
Contact us to help you find the right Christian boarding school for your troubled teen.