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.

Teen Runaways
Teen runaways: information and tips on national teenage runaway statistics, which teens are at risk for running away, reasons teen runaways run, warning signs a teenager may be considering running away, and ways to prevent teen runaways.
Teen Substance Abuse
Teen substance abuse is a serious issue. Worried that your teen is experimenting with or abusing alcohol or drugs? Learn about warning signs of teen substance abuse and what treatment options are available to help teens overcome substance abuse problems.
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 Teenagers
Parenting teenagers is one of the most challenging parts of parenting, especially if your teen is rebellious or out of control. Learning to parent struggling teens will help you and your troubled teen. Keep reading for tips on parenting teenagers.