Welcome to Troubled Teen

troubled teens

Troubled teens (sometimes called at risk youth, defiant teens, or struggling adolescents) typically make poor life choices like using drugs and alcohol, and becoming defiant or rebellious towards authority. A troubled youth's negative behavior can cause great problems within the family unit. Out of control teens may also create issues with parents, and their teenage behavior issues can influence friends and siblings to follow similar behavior patterns.

At Risk Teen?
At Risk Teen? Most parents don't think their teen could be at risk for destructive or delinquent behavior, but at risk youth are everywhere. There are many at risk teen risk factors. Learn the signs so you can intervene in time to help at risk teens.
Teen Drug Intervention
A teen drug intervention is a way of talking to, and offering treatment to, teens who are using drugs or who are at risk of using drugs. Family members or friends can use an intervention to help teens realize they have a problem and start on the road to recovery.
Teen Violence
Teen violence is a growing problem in the U.S. Negative behaviors: drug use, bullying, and gang involvement often lead to violent behaviors. Learn about teen violence statistics, risk factors for teen violence, and tips for preventing teen violence.
Parenting Styles
Parenting styles has recently been a hot topic. Experts differ on their opinions of the best parenting styles. This article offers information on several different parenting styles, allowing you to decide which parenting style works best for you and your family.