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Behavioral Health Resources for Families

Therapy Insider is a powerful resource for families wanting straightforward answers to today’s problems. We recognize the challenges that exist for parents battling with a child caught in the grip of addiction, a spouse suffering from an emotional setback or a young adult struggling to leave the nest and find their way into the world.

This site acts as a bridge between the problems we all face and the solutions that are just around the corner. Our goal is to educate Parents and Troubled Teens by providing them access to a news worthy line-up of articles, videos and feeds that offer fresh, real-world perspectives on the problems they are facing.

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Is Music Therapy The Answer That Parents of Troubled Teens Have Been Looking For?

Is Music Therapy The Answer That Parents...

Can Music Therapy Help Troubled Teens With Emotional Problems? Music therapy is a proven therapeutic practice that improves the emotional, psychological, cognitive, and communicative wellness of children. It is also an extraordinarily powerful tool that can be used to treat troubled teens - most likely because music therapy is non-threatening and requires little verbal communication (most troubled teens don't care what an authority fig...

Screen Addiction : The New Addiction That's Ruining Our Teens

Screen Addiction : The New Addiction...

Is Screen Addiction Ruining Our Teens? One Doctor Says,"Yes" Is your child Suffering from screen addiction? A new book, titled Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is HighJacking Our Kids, by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, shines a light on our youth's obsession with cell phones, tablets, and computer screens. But should we be concerned about our nation's increasingly trending number of teenagers obsessively spending time on their favorite devices...

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Parents Touched by Act of Kindness When Autistic Son Melts Down

Our Therapist Directory Lists Professionals Who Can Help

Through a nationwide directory, we provide direct, confidential access to top licensed professionals who can offer assistance to those cases that need professional help. We also have a vetted list of reputable rehabilitation clinics, residential and behavioral treatment centers, in and out-patient facilities and transitional living programs, that provide expert mental, emotional and medical assistance for loved ones in crisis.

To connect to a Therapist or other Treatment option click here to find help or to get involved.

  • Providing help for teens and young adults with Mental Health Issues

    Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Depression & Bipolar, Anxiety, Substance Abuse Issues, Addiction, Eating Disorders, Personality Disorders, Oppositional Defiance Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OCD, Conduct Disorders.

    Other mental health concerns not related to behavioral issues Developmentally Delays, Learning Differences, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder. For more information click here

  • Comprehensive directory of listings of therapeutic schools & programs for troubled teens and young adults

    Through Therapy Insider parents can quickly find local Group Homes, Boot Camps, Residential Treatment Centers, Therapeutic Boarding Schools, Independent Living Programs and Transitional Living Programs. Additionally, Therapy Insider provides a directory listing professional mental health practitioners: Therapists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Substance Abuse Counselors, Life Coaches. For more information click here

  • Serving Troubled Teens and Young Adults and their Families who are struggling with substance abuse and addiction

    Therapy Insider provides direct access to the best parenting support, family counseling, and therapeutic help for troubled teens and young adults struggling with substance abuse and addiction. Find help for Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment

    Drug and Alcohol Treatment, Drug Rehabs, Sober Homes, Aftercare Programs, Intensive Outpatient Programs, Drug Detoxification, Alcohol Detox. Treatment specialists for addiction to: Alcohol, Cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana, Ecstasy, Molly, Methamphetamine, Opioids, K2, Spice, Adderall, Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, OxyContin, Valium, Vicodin, and Xanax. For more information click here

  • Parent Resources: Comprehensive list of professional mental health and therapeutic counseling organizations, including academic-based boarding schools and treatment programs for troubled teens and struggling young adults. As a parent or family in crisis these national organizations provide excellent resources related to addiction treatment, substance abuse counseling, mental illness therapy, therapeutic intervention, counseling, and family and marriage support.
    Attention Deficit ResourcesADD
    The National Resource on ADHDCHADD
    American Academy of Addiction PsychiatryAAAP
    American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive DisordersAAHCPAD
    American Society of Addiction MedicineASAM
    National Council on Alcoholism and Drug DependenceNCADD
    National Institute on Drug AbuseNIDA
    The Association for Addiction ProfessionalsNAADAC
    Anxiety and Depression Disorders of AmericaADAA
    Freedom From FearFFF
    Autism SocietyAS
    National Autism AssociationNAA
    U.S. Autism & Asperger AssociationUSAAA
    Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare CouncilOBHC
    National Council for Behavioral HealthNCBH
    American Association of Christian CounselorsAACC
    American Counseling AssociationACA
    American Mental Health Counselors AssociationAMHCA
    American School Counselor AssociationASCA
    International Association of Marriage and Family CounselorsIAMFC
    Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare OrganizationsJACHO
    Depression and Bipolar Support AllianceDBSA
    Academy for Eating DisordersAED
    National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated DisordersANAD
    American Family Therapy AcademyAFTA
    National Center for Learning DisabilitiesNCLD
    The American Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)NCLD
    Department of Health and Human ServicesHHS
    U.S. Department of Justice - Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency PreventionOJJDP
    HealthgradesHealth Grades
    American Medical AssociationAMA
    Center for Disease Control and PreventionCDC
    American Academy of PediatricsAAP
    American Association for Marriage and Family TherapistsAAMFT
    National Alliance on Mental IllnessNAMI
    Mental Health AmericaMHA
    National Association of Mental Health Planning & Advisory CouncilsNAMHPAC
    National Institute of Mental HealthNIMH
    National Federation of Families for Children's Mental HealthNFFCMH
    Child and Adolescent Bipolar DisorderBP Kids
    MentalHealth.govHHS - Mental Health
    The Children's Health CouncilCHC
    Child Welfare LeagueCWLA
    American Academy of Child & Adolescent PsychiatryAACAP
    American Psychological AssociationAPA
    Gateway to Post-traumatic Stress DisorderPTSD
    Catholic Boarding Schools AssociationCBSA
    Independent Educational Consultant AssociationIECA
    National Association of Independent SchoolsNAIS
    National Association of Therapeutic Schools and ProgramsNATSAP
    Alcoholics AnonymousAA
    Narcotics AnonymouseNA
    Center For Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug AbuseCTRADA
    Center for Substance Abuse TreatmentCSAT
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services AdministrationSAMSHA
    American Foundation For Suicide PreventionAFSP
    National Suicide Prevention LifelineNSPL
    Screening for Mental HealthSMH
    American Music Therapy AssociationAMTA

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