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Teen Help for 17 Year Old Teenager on East Coast

East Coast Teen Help for Young Adults

Are you searching for help for your teen on the East Coast?

We are bombarded on a daily basis with parents that are at their wit’s end with their almost — adult at 17+ years old.

You will quickly notice that many schools or programs will not accept 17 year-old’s, usually because they won’t have enough time to work with them. I respect these programs for this. They’re not giving you false hope.

The reality is, if you are considering a school or program that is traditionally 9-12 months long, yet you have less than 5 months until your teenager turns 18, you could be setting yourself up for a major financial loss — and worse, your teen up for failure. Use caution if a school or program is quick to accept you, but has a modality that is much longer than when your child turns 18. Remember, as we warn parents, the teen help industry is a big business, don’t get scammed by sales people.

Don’t get stung

Be careful not to get stung by the short-term programs such as wilderness that may or may not provide results. These can be extremely expensive and rarely will be successful unless your teen goes on to a therapeutic boarding school. In most cases your teen will be 18 and will decide not to take the next step to residential therapy or walk-out (since they can at 18). In speaking with many families that have taken the journey down this road, they don’t recommend it. Wilderness programs have been considered short-term programs that yielded short-term results.

Getting help

There are teen help programs that are targeted at 17+ year old’s where their length of stay is about 6-8 months. So if your teen is on the younger side of 17, they will be able to finish the complete program and flourish.

With 17 year-old’s — it’s important to realize that in most states it’s a right of a child, where they can sign themselves out at 17. There are only a few states that they can be placed and they won’t be able to leave without a parent’s consent.

Please contact us for more information. We are about educating parents on safe and quality schools and programs in the United States.

Be an educated parent, it helps both you and your teen emotionally.

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