Residential Treatment Centers for Troubled Teens in California

Residential Treatment Centers for Troubled Teens California CA

A residential treatment center for troubled teens is a live-in mental health care facility that provides individualized support and therapy to mentally and behaviorally struggling teenage boys and girls. Generally speaking, any top-tier caliber teen treatment center is staffed by a high staff to child ratio who are experienced in working with troubled youth. 

While at the residential treatment center, the type of treatment programs in which a child will participate will greatly depend on their individual needs. These individualized needs are assessed by experts when the teenage boy or girl first arrives at the center so the team can then decide on the most effective treatment program for that individual. 

No Residential Treatment Centers Nearby? No Problem

While there may not be a residential treatment center nearby, there are many out-of-state opportunities for parents from certain areas of the US. to utilize. In fact, most students who live on the premises of a residential treatment center usually reside far away from the actual treatment facility, itself.

Parents who choose to send their child to a residential treatment center outside of California can use one of the many troubled teen transport services that any prospective treatment center will most likely recommend. These transport services are professionally run by well-trained teen transport agents who typically come in pairs and deliver students to all corners of the nation on a near-daily basis. 

What Specific Issues Does a Residential Treatment Center Treat (Student Profile)?

The top residential treatment centers are well-balanced in both providing academic and therapeutic services that cover a wide array of mental behavioral-health issues. The following is just a small sample of mental health and behavioral issues that most top-tier facilities, like that of Family First, are expert in treating: 

    • Substance abuse 
    • Problematic gaming (gaming/screen addiction issues)
    • Poor Academic Performance
    • Anxiety and restlessness
    • Emotional instability
    • Extreme emotions
    • Eating disorders
    • Low of self-esteem/low self-worth
    • Bipolar disorder
    • Oppositional defiant disorder
    • ADD/ADHD
    • Depression/suicidal ideation

Family First Adolescent Services’ Humble Beginnings (Our Story)

Family First Adolescent Services started in 2014 as an adolescent and young adult IOP. Initially, we started Family First in a small office. We knew that the ethics of the industry we loved had significantly deteriorated so we decided to not bill a single tab to insurance companies, but instead use our time learning how to operate a business being paid for treatment provided.

When Family First started, we had no financial backing, no money to draw from, and spent the first year working solely with the outpatient population.

In 2015, we decided to open an extended care program for adolescent males who were completing treatment. We reinvested the money earned from the IOP and started a 6 bed extended care.

We decided that based on the acuity of our clientele (even after primary treatment) and the apparent lack of progress made by "successfully discharged" clients, that we would shift our program to being the primary treatment. Slowly, we have grown to a 20-bed facility with two housing locations and an office as well as an expert staff made up of forty members.

Family First Caters to Families from California 

Family First is not a region-specific treatment program. In other words, while we may not be located in California, we cater to those living within the state of California. Like most RTC's, almost all of our students come from out-of-state. In fact, parents from California may be surprised to find out that most troubled teen experts actually suggest that parents send their child to a facility that is as far away from their home as possible. 

Why is Distance from Home so Important?

Sending your child to a program that is far removed from California, ensures that your child will also be far removed from their negative peer groups and dysfunctional home life. It is only after this distance is met that a troubled teen can completely focus on their therapeutic, behavioral, and even academic rehabilitation. 

For immediate assistance, please call Family First Adolescent Services today at (561) 328-7370.

Family First Adolescent Services logo

We help families create a roadmap towards sustainable healing with ongoing continuing care support for up to a year or more after a teen completes residential treatment. Call (561) 328-7370

This is Your California State Region Content

ABC Bookstores have all the books you're looking for. We have many types of book stores in California, from retail book stores with Independent booksellers to Christian books, comic books, and used books.

See our California Statewide Locations:

More California Region Content

Officia pork loin laborum swine, pork chop duis kielbasa occaecat pancetta cow bacon nulla leberkas jerky est. Ribeye sausage biltong picanha, bresaola jerky capicola culpa sint spare ribs in. Brisket non irure, pork cupim pig filet mignon sirloin bacon cow consequat. Labore ham hock sunt velit cupidatat, beef beef ribs pork belly andouille ut cow dolore. Do pariatur pork loin laboris esse bresaola, elit pork.

Sausage ea velit reprehenderit exercitation. Dolor minim pork belly, in spare ribs velit filet mignon incididunt jowl shankle laborum chicken. Ut laborum kevin pork occaecat, sint mollit exercitation chicken ribeye boudin eu deserunt veniam laboris. Pork belly kielbasa ea, frankfurter tempor irure turkey.

This is California Region Content (Box 2)

Although this is "region content," which normally displays at the bottom of the California GeoCategory city page, this portion of the content was placed at the top of the page via the ˜region2inject˜ shortcode tag. Pretty cool eh? The primary purpose of this tool is to place calls-to-action and/or contact information (address, phone number), that's unique to the California area, up to the top of the GeoCategory page (above the fold) where it will be seen and more useful to your California customers.

Hamburger in pork loin, ex sint pork ball tip dolor laboris swine aute elit ad biltong veniam. Drumstick fugiat kevin, ham hock commodo sed doner jerky. Swine jerky alcatra spare ribs elit. Veniam doner anim chicken exercitation tail. Laboris esse flank in ut strip steak. Ground round commodo voluptate sed, hamburger turducken tri-tip qui brisket turkey consectetur.