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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.

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 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.
Teenage Suicide
Teenage suicide statistics indicate that teen suicide has become a huge problem. Teenage suicide threats or attempts should never be ignored. This article has information on warning signs of suicide and how to help prevent teenage suicide.
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.