Teenage Disorders and Treatment

As a parent that is raising a teenager you will encounter several development changes that occur throughout the adolescent phase. This may lead to issues with behavior, attitude, and involvement within a family dynamic. It’s important to recognize what is normal behavior and what is considered a disorder. This page is meant for basic information purposes and not as a means for diagnosing any problems with your teenager. If you suspect that your teen falls into one or more of these categories you should seek the help of a licensed professional to fully diagnose the disorder.

Listed below are the most common disorders present in todays’ youth that are served by Turning Winds Academic Institutes Residential Care Facility teen program. For further understanding and information about any of the disorders listed, please consult the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV-TR. We are happy to provide the information on this page in an effort to make parenting teens with problems a little bit easier.

Childhood Disorders

• Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

• Oppositional Defiant Disorder

• Conduct Disorder

Substance Abuse Disorders

• Substance Dependence

• Alcohol Abuse

• Drug Abuse

Mood Disorders

• Depression

• Bipolar Disorder

Anxiety Disorders

• Adjustment Disorders

• Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

• Generalized Anxiety Disorder

• Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Eating Teenage Disorders and Treatment

As a parent that is raising a teenager you will encounter several development changes that occur throughout the adolescent phase. This may lead to issues with behavior, attitude, and involvement within a family dynamic. It’s important to recognize what is normal behavior and what is considered a disorder. This page is meant for basic information purposes and not as a means for diagnosing any problems with your teenager. If you suspect that your teen falls into one or more of these categories you should seek the help of a licensed professional to fully diagnose the disorder.

Listed below are the most common disorders present in todays’ youth that are served by Turning Winds Academic Institutes Residential Care Facility teen program. For further understanding and information about any of the disorders listed, please consult the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV-TR. We are happy to provide the information on this page in an effort to make parenting teens with problems a little bit easier.

Childhood Disorders

• Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

• Oppositional Defiant Disorder

• Conduct Disorder

Substance Abuse Disorders

• Substance Dependence

• Alcohol Abuse

• Drug Abuse

Mood Disorders

• Depression

• Bipolar Disorder

Anxiety Disorders

• Adjustment Disorders

• Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

• Generalized Anxiety Disorder

• Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Eating Disorders

• Anorexia Nervosa

• Bulimia Nervosa

There are many treatment options available to parents that will help get their problem teen back on track. Among all of the different alternative high schools, military-style programs, and outdoor camps, we hope that you will take the time to consider Turning Winds Academic Institute. We are dedicated to turning the lives of problem kids around, and making permanent behavior changes that will set them on a better path.

Raising a teenager with a disorder can bring both emotional and physical hardship to both parents and siblings. It’s important to pay attention to your teen’s behavior, friends, and academic performance. If you notice any radical changes, substance abuse, suicidal tendencies, or changes in school performance and attendance; seek professional help before the behavior escalates.

Unfortunately, leaving these disorders undiagnosed can lead to further issues within your teen down the road. Sending your teenager to a residential treatment facility such as Turning Winds Academic Institute may be the solution you have been searching for. At TWAI, we work with your teen to manage their disorder and teach them how to be successful within life. Parents often struggle with accepting the fact that their teenager could have a serious disorder. While they may have the best intentions at heart, often they are not equipped to deal with the problems that some teens are facing. The best thing that a parent can do for a teenager struggling with a disorder is to know when to seek professional help.

Disorders

• Anorexia Nervosa

• Bulimia Nervosa

There are many treatment options available to parents that will help get their problem teen back on track. Among all of the different alternative high schools, military-style programs, and outdoor camps, we hope that you will take the time to consider Turning Winds Academic Institute. We are dedicated to turning the lives of problem kids around, and making permanent behavior changes that will set them on a better path.

Raising a teenager with a disorder can bring both emotional and physical hardship to both parents and siblings. It’s important to pay attention to your teen’s behavior, friends, and academic performance. If you notice any radical changes, substance abuse, suicidal tendencies, or changes in school performance and attendance; seek professional help before the behavior escalates.

Unfortunately, leaving these disorders undiagnosed can lead to further issues within your teen down the road. Sending your teenager to a residential treatment facility such as Turning Winds Academic Institute may be the solution you have been searching for. At TWAI, we work with your teen to manage their disorder and teach them how to be successful within life. Parents often struggle with accepting the fact that their teenager could have a serious disorder. While they may have the best intentions at heart, often they are not equipped to deal with the problems that some teens are facing. The best thing that a parent can do for a teenager struggling with a disorder is to know when to seek professional help.