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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.

Out of Control Teen?
Out of control teen? Is your teenager rebellious, defiant, or engaging in illegal behaviors like shoplifting or consuming alcohol or drugs? Learn what causes out of control teen behavior and possible associated disorders.
Teen Alcohol Abuse
Teen alcohol abuse is common and can lead to teen alcohol addiction. Teens abusing alcohol may need help to overcome alcohol addiction or dependency. Teen alcohol abuse is on the rise. If your teen is struggling with a drinking problem keep reading.
Social Issues
Social issues during the teenage years can have long lasting effects. This article has information on some of the social issues teens are faced with today and tips on how to deal with social issues and personal problems such as peer pressure and bullying.
Troubled Youth Programs
A troubled youth program may serve young people with a variety of problems or have a very specific focus. There are many different types of troubled youth programs. Learn more about boarding school programs, residential treatment programs, and more.