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 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.
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.
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.