Turning Winds – Our Approach to Effective Residential Treatment

Residential treatment centers are usually not set up for long-term care, focusing on 30–90-day treatment periods instead. This is great for getting patients in crisis to stabilize but it is not enough time to facilitate lasting change. In our experience, adequate time is a must for the growth and change required for today’s youth and […]

How Turning Winds Began

Turning Winds is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary. The Montana-based program began in 2002 with the simple desire to help young lives see a new path. In the decades that followed, the program matured into a sophisticated program that blends the benefits of a wilderness program, a residential treatment center, and a boarding school.  Each […]

Graduation as a Landmark

Graduating from high school, college, or a vocational program is usually a key moment in someone’s life. It’s a symbol of change, progression, and moving on to new adventures. People take a moment to celebrate what they’ve achieved so far and appreciate the memories that this part of their journey has given them. It can […]

The Stars Program Inspires Treatment Progress

Turning Winds is a family-run full continuum of care for mental health issues combined with a therapeutic boarding school for teens. We believe the success of our teenage clients is based on a combination of therapeutic and educational approaches that provide the best possible outcomes for each patient we treat at our school.  The therapeutic […]

The Therapeutic Family Environment at Turning Winds

One of the many special things about Turning Wind is the way the team is able to create a family environment for the teens in treatment. One of the awesome people who make that happen is head chef Veronica Langton. She is an experienced and excellent international cook who is in charge of ordering, preparing, […]

Group Homes In Palatine, IL

Turning Winds is a top-notch residential treatment center specializing in a variety of therapeutic intervention strategies (CBT, DBT, behavioral therapy) and life skills development and experiential education for teens from Palatine, IL who may be undergoing trials such as video game addiction (gaming), alcohol dependence, and/or low self-esteem. One of the biggest threats today to young […]

Group Homes In Oak Park, IL

Turning Winds is a superior residential treatment center specializing in a variety of therapeutic intervention strategies (CBT, DBT, behavioral therapy) and life skills development and experiential education for adolescent boys and girls from Oak Park, IL who may be experiencing obstacles such as pornography addiction (online or magazines), pain medication abuse/addiction, and/or gender dysphoria. One of […]

Group Homes In Oak Lawn, IL

Turning Winds is a top residential treatment center specializing in a variety of therapeutic intervention strategies (CBT, DBT, behavioral therapy) and life skills development and experiential education for teenage boys and girls from Oak Lawn, IL who may be taking part in challenges such as internet addiction (social media, porn, YouTube), meth abuse/addiction, and/or eating disorder. […]

Group Homes In Naperville, IL

Turning Winds is a leading residential treatment center specializing in a variety of therapeutic intervention strategies (CBT, DBT, behavioral therapy) and life skills development and experiential education for adolescents from Naperville, IL who may be undergoing problems such as food addiction (overeating, binge eating), drug abuse/addiction (including marijuana), and/or bullying (or being bullied). One of the […]