Resources Supporting Families of Troubled Teens

Financial Aid

Treating teens within any program is expensive, here are some loan programs developed to help parents find a more affordable way of getting their troubled teens the treatment they need.


Looking for ways to improve family relationships and parenting skills? FamilyIQ offers tools, courses and tests to help your improve your relationships with your whole family. Search through articles about strengthening your family and helping your troubled teen.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Attention Deficit Disorder Magazine by ADDitude

Learn about family support options for attention deficit disorder. Monthly articles by doctors suggest treatment options for ADD / ADHD in children, teens and adults!

Focus on the Family

James C. Dobson, Ph.D., is founder and president of Focus on the Family, a non-profit organization that produces his internationally syndicated radio programs, heard on more than 3,000 radio facilities in North America. Dr. James Dobson, and his guests give you practical advice on marriage, parenting, emotional and spiritual growth, health, social issues and public policy concerns.



The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) trains and certifies educational consultants. The Site provides resources to parents looking for a consultant.



The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) is seeking to create treatment quality standards among therapeutic schools and programs. Member programs are supposed to operate at a high standard. List of member programs is also provided.

Woodbury Reports

Here Lon Woodbury an educational constultant maintains a a bunch a great information about troubled teen programs and the troubled teen industry in general. Also incuded are a bunch of links to troubled teen programs.

Caring 4 Youth

Caring 4 youth is actually run by a transport agency USA Guides. They help get troubled teens from your home to the program that you'd like to send them to safely. The site lists a number of treatment programs along with good information about them.

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