Get Your Teenager the Help They Need

Generation Z, also referred to as iGen, digital natives, and most commonly as Gen Z comprises individuals born between 1995 and 2012 and now accounts for approximately a quarter of the US population. Members of Gen Z have experienced significant disruption in a short time with changes in the political, social, technological, and economic landscape. […]

Turning Winds: A Destination For Transformative Healing

Destination For Transformative Healing

Are you seeking a transformative solution for your teen’s challenges? Turning Winds offers a unique, long-term residential treatment program for teens that fills the gaps left by conventional options. Our holistic and relational approach, guided by experts like Dr. John Gordon and CEO Owen Baisden, ensures profound and lasting change for your teen. Turning Winds […]

Find Essential Parenting Support for Teen Recovery at Turning Winds

Substance misuse and disruptive behavior inflict harm on the individual and create a ripple effect of emotional turmoil throughout the family. During these stressful and challenging times, family engagement plays a vital role in the healing and recovery of teenagers with substance use and mental health issues. When faced with these emotional or behavioral challenges, […]

Help Your Teen Break Free from Social Media & Build a Happier Future

Two teens engaging in healthy social activities.

Today’s teenagers live in a world saturated with technology, a world unknown to their parents when they were that age. Smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other electronic devices are everywhere and hard to avoid. The pervasive nature of social media and technology overuse use seems unavoidable, but for many young Americans, social media platforms have had […]

Why Sleep Is Critical For Teenage Health 

Bedroom of a teen mental health treatment program where teens get better sleep.

“Over 75 percent of US high school students do not get the sleep they need. So, why does it matter that teens are sleep-deprived? What’s the big deal about getting enough sleep?” asked Rutgers psychology professor Jessica Leigh Hamilton recently on Psychology Today. Dr. Hamilton listed three main reasons in the article Sleep is critical […]

Don’t Delay When Your Teen Needs Treatment

Sending your child to a residential treatment program is not an easy decision for parents to make—at any time of the year. “It’s not a call any family wants to make,” says Turning Winds admissions director Eric Loesch. “In most cases, they have explored what seemed less drastic steps or lower levels of care, such […]

Let’s Start the New Year Right: Helping Teens Become Competent Goal-setters

“Goal setting and monitoring are a collaborative means of mapping and tracking a course of mutually accountable treatment,” wrote Magill, Martino, and Wampold in their 2021 study on the principles and practices of goal-setting in the treatment of substance use disorder. It’s one of the cornerstones of the services provided at Turning Winds. “We’re all […]

Comprehensive Care for Mental Health & Substance Use

Teens at Turning Winds laughing and speaking with a counselor in a beautiful setting. Turning Winds offer Comprehensive Care for Mental Health and Substance Use

“Every day brings more evidence that our nation’s youth are facing a mental health crisis: rates of depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts among young people are on the rise, and so are adolescent deaths from drug poisoning,” warned Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and the Director of National Drug Control Policy Rahul Gupta in July in […]

Empowering Self-Reliance: How Turning Winds Teaches Kids to Tackle Their Challenges

Turning Winds Innovative Approach to Family Healing At Turning Winds, we understand life’s challenges can be overwhelming for both the child and the parent. That is why we developed a unique program that empowers self-reliance and resilience in the kids in our care. Today, we will discuss how we help teens overcome obstacles and rebuild […]