Daniel’s Healing Journey: Turning Winds Therapeutic Boarding School

Like many of the families we’ve helped, Daniel’s story before joining Turning Winds was fraught with challenges.  His mother, Amanda, describes their household as overwhelmed by chaos—marked by Daniel’s self-isolation and substance abuse. Despite years of therapy, Daniel had closed himself off from seeking help. A NEW HOPE: THE THERAPEUTIC BOARDING SCHOOL DIFFERENCE Amanda had […]

Teen Disruptive Behavior: 4 Months to Transformation at Turning Winds

Eighteen-year-old Ben grew up in a military family. His father Greg served in the US Army for 29 years, leading the family to move frequently. Ben’s early years in Texas were marked by teen disruptive behavior and cocky attitude,” according to his mother Laura. “He wasn’t really violent, just very obnoxious.” Overcoming Teen Disruptive Behavior […]

Choice That Changed The Lives Of This Family

Sometimes you come to a crossroads when a decision can affect the rest of your life. Beth’s family faced such a moment in February 2011, when she and her husband decided to send their son, Alan, to a therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens: Turning Winds Academic Institute in Montana. By then, Alan was a […]

How One Act Of Kindness Saved The Life Of A Suicidal Teenager

Depressed Teen Plans To Take Her Own Life When A Barista Writes A Note On Her Starbucks Cup When was the last time you did something out of the ordinary in order to brighten someone’s day? If you can’t remember, don’t feel bad. As humans, we sometimes undervalue the concept of paying it forward. In […]

Troubled Teen Is Given Opportunity Of A Lifetime

A program in Florida takes troubled teens around the world as a step to healing. Tyler Howell is your average 18-year-old boy. His family loves him, his whole life is ahead of him, and he’s made some mistakes. Unfortunately, Howell has made more mistakes than his peers, and since 9th grade those mistakes started him […]

Alumni Event – Seattle Washington

Alumni Event – Seattle, Washington  At the beginning of the year, Turning Winds Academic Institute began hosting regional, events as a way to build a stronger relationship with our alumni – a commitment which we feel is life long.      Our first ever event was held in Southern California at the beginning of this […]

Alumni Reunion

Our commitment to excellence to the young men and women that we have served, extends far beyond commencement and graduation from our therapeutic school.  We are continually inspired by the stories from past students that have been conveyed to us through the means of social media, letters, emails and phone calls of their journey’s beyond […]