troubled teens

“It was a brutal, vicious, violent, very violent attack,” Garfield County Sheriff James Perkins said.
What do you say to a parent who is struggling to help a wayward--perhaps even rebellious--teenager? Early in 2015, I had the opportunity to interview Nathan Mitchell, the Clinical Director of the ANASAZI Foundation.
Horses don't care who you are, what you've done, or what you believe. They care only about how you behave with them. This enables them to give unconditional acceptance to a troubled teen who is revealing his or her true self.
This is the first time I have ever loved a movie, but also hated it almost as much. In a rare moment of indecisiveness, it was a tough call to decide to give this a "thumbs-up" or a "thumbs-down" because of the numerous conflicting messages. There are two sides of this coin.
After nine years of marriage, when Kyle was seven, his parents John and Sandy divorced. As divorces go, it was relatively amicable, and after about two years both parents were in new committed relationships.
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The release in late March of an alarming new report by federal investigators has confirmed in shocking new detail what has been known for years: Poor and foster care kids covered by Medicaid are being prescribed too many dangerous antipsychotic drugs at young ages for far too long -- mostly without any medical justification at all.
Mark adds, “His behavior is destroying his life.” “Chris has been stealing compulsively for the last 10 to 12 years,” says
Let's get right to it: why does your teenager get so annoyed with you? Afterall, you love him more than the most gifted poet could put to words and you'd happily throw yourself in front of moving truck to keep him safe. How could he possibly keep reacting this way?
On Friday, Wernsman joined a group of advocates to announce a sweeping effort to regulate the industry of residential programs
Is Florida the most dangerous places in the country for children with disabilities, behavioral disorders or the sheer misfortune to be born into abusive families? That could well be the case, based on a series of troubling investigative reports.
This is a narrative about volunteer surrogate grandparents living among teens (who are not related) in a rural, residential school setting far from the crowds of urban Southern California -- and loving it.
Abusive, unregulated religious homes still operate across the country, luring desperate parents with glossy brochures and promises of salvation for their troubled children.
Upworthy asked the question "what happens when you put a bunch of troubled teens in the same acting class?" The answer to
The inherent problem is obvious -- in every step of the process there is an open door to those who would victimize a child
Is it possible for a woman to be independent and still be nurturing?
Just as there's an age for a healthy infant to roll over, sit up, walk, and talk... there's an age when a healthy teen begins to separate from his parents to empower himself to live his own life.
When Andre got off the juvenile court bus at a suburban school, the privileged students there were shocked at what they saw. He and his eight fellow juvenile offenders were wearing neckties. Some of these nine students had been violent criminals, some not.
I raced into the house and couldn't believe what I saw before me. My house had been burgled. Most of my valuables had been stolen and the place was a wreck. Presley looked strung out and hadn't even noticed things were missing.