Step Down Programs

This is the follow up to my post about the frustrations encountered with my son’s treatment and moving to a step down facility. Now I am going to write about the positive changes I have experienced in my son since his move. Reflecting back, the positives do outweigh the negatives. Sometimes I can get hyper […]

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Their really is a  honeymoon phase when your kid first comes home from residential treatment. Everything is perfect and everyone is on their best behavior and it is amazing that I did thought it would be different for us. I am always asking when will my teen learn but when will I learn? Am I […]

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Recently we moved our son to a step down residential treatment program near our home. Before deciding where he would go I toured a few level 12 facilities, one that is very popular for many teens is Family Life Center. From what I have heard many of the teens from Island View in Utah transfer […]

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No one ever said this was going to be easy or quick or have any guarantees, but we are in for the long haul and entering a new phase of adolescent rehabilitation and residential treatment with our teen son. It was June 2007 that he went to Wilderness, unsure of what it meant or what they […]

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