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A warm, welcoming environment that feels like home

Dedicated focus on family participation and support

Small-group dynamics for personalized attention

Rethinking the teen boot camp approach

Caring for a teenager with severe behavioral issues can sap your emotional strength, pushing you to a breaking point. As the stress intensifies, enrolling your child in a teen boot camp may seem more and ore appealing each day.    

It’s important to note, however, that most juvenile boot camps miss the mark by relying on aggressive psychological tactics better suited to battlefields than therapeutic environments. These programs, with their strict, military-style tactics, fall short in addressing adolescents’ deep-seated mental health issues. Their heavy-handed approach can even exacerbate mental health conditions.

If you don’t want to settle for this kind of treatment, find a program that will assess and address the root causes of your child’s behavioral problems. Boot camps generally lack this level of intervention. 

At Avery’s House, we focus on creating meaningful, lasting change. We do this by working to understand the unique needs of each adolescent, offering unwavering support, and ensuring the highest standards of care. 

Why traditional boot camps may not solve your teen’s problems

In many juvenile boot camps, so-called treatment revolves around curbing rebellious behavior through strict obedience, aggressive methods, and inflexible routines. While this approach can sometimes help mitigate minor behavioral problems, it’s inadequate for teens with more complex issues.

Boot camps are ill-equipped to effectively manage severe mental health conditions, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and oppositional defiant disorder. That’s because addressing such issues requires a more nuanced approach that targets their root causes instead of merely managing symptoms.

If you have a troubled teen in Eagle, you’re not alone on this journey. Reach out to us today for essential support and guidance for you and your teen. 

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Key limitations of a boot camp for teens

While boot camps might appear to be a viable solution for behavioral problems, they come with significant drawbacks. Keep the following critical limitations in mind:

  • Limited academic support
  • Inability to treat complex behavioral issues 
  • An emphasis on obedience at the expense of mental health 
  • A tendency to dismiss the importance of psychological histories 
  • An approach that overlooks the root causes of behavioral challenges 
  • An underestimation of the family’s crucial role in recovery 
  • A generic approach that fails to consider individual needs

Teen residential treatment

Treatment that is meticulously personalized to meet the unique needs of troubled adolescents significantly outperforms one-size-fits-all approaches. At Avery’s House, we specialize in designing customized solutions that can address your adolescent’s unique behavioral challenges. Our residential treatment program offers a nurturing and empathic setting that fosters lasting transformation, promotes emotional growth, and enhances psychological well-being.

Personalized and compassionate care at Avery’s House

Avery’s House is a highly effective and unique alternative to traditional juvenile boot camps in the Eagle area. Here’s why we’re the superior choice:

  • A nurturing, judgment-free space that encourages teens to open up and embrace their vulnerabilities
  • A dedicated team with specialized knowledge in adolescent mental health
  • An emphasis on treating the root causes of mental health issues—not just the symptoms 
  • Acknowledgment of the vital importance of family participation in recovery 
  • Training in essential life skills, such as emotional regulation, effective communication, and self-awareness 
  • Top-notch academic support 
  • Customized medication management tailored to each individual’s needs 
  • Thorough aftercare planning for smooth reintegration into daily life 

Teen residential treatment may be ideal if your Eagle teen…

  • Recently finished a psychiatric stabilization program in a hospital or similar inpatient facility
  • Participated in partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) or intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) but realized they needed more support
  • Needs a temporary break from everyday surroundings to focus on recovery

Therapeutic services included

We customize every teen’s therapeutic experience, adapting our approach to fit their specific personality, challenges, and goals. Here are some of the services we offer: 

  • Individual therapy sessions
  • Case management
  • Experiential therapies
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Art therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Community-based activities
  • Family therapy
  • Trauma-informed care
  • LGBTQ allyship

We accept insurance

We work with most major insurance providers to reduce out-of-pocket costs. To see if your provider covers treatment, click the button to the right.