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We understand that the decision to seek help for your struggling child is perhaps one of your most difficult choices. Furthermore, we recognize that you may have many questions regarding our therapeutic program. Our dedicated admissions team will walk with you each step of the way throughout the admissions process and will continue to advocate for you and your teen even after joining the Turning Winds family.


Call to speak with an admissions counselor who can answer your questions and discuss your teen’s eligibility and needs. Discover how Turning Winds can help your teen renew their belief in their own potential and get them on a path to success.

Complete our Acceptance Application to determine if your child would benefit from and be approved for our program. If you would like to complete a Verification of Insurance Benefits form first, our admissions team can verify your insurance benefits and review with you to help you understand your financial options.

If accepted, our admissions team will guide you through the process to finalize and schedule admission for your loved one to start their treatment journey.

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Admissions Counselors

Our admissions counselors are here to help answer any questions that you may have and provide you with a nurturing experience to put your mind at ease so that you can make the best and most informed decision for your child and family.

Our admissions team is available Monday-Sunday 24 hours a day call (800) 845-1380, or if you are outside of the United States you may call 1-208-267-1500.

Is Our Program Right For Your Teen?

Founded in 2002, Turning Winds is a 42-bed co-ed residential treatment center that is located on a 150-acre campus in northwestern Montana. Surrounded by the Kootenai National Forest, our program helps teens ages 13 to 18 work through a wide range of behavioral, educational, and mental health challenges.    Below are listed some of the primary clinical specialties that we work with at Turning Winds. 

Our Approach

Turning Winds is a place of refuge where the power of nature, the strength of connection, and the potential for healing converge to provide a transformative environment. Our approach is centered around therapeutic support in a setting that resembles the family environment clients will be returning to. Turning Winds offers a full continuum of care for teens with mental health needs. Our clients achieve success through a combination of therapeutic, recreational, and educational approaches that together provide the best possible outcomes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn how Turning Winds can provide your son or daughter with both the guidance and tools to make a positive life change. Take a look at some frequently asked questions including what makes Turning Winds different, our program’s accreditations, our staff, and our services.


We understand the immense financial challenges that families face trying to provide the very best treatment services for their children. To help lighten the financial burdens of the families we serve we accept most major insurance policies Out-of-network. For information regarding medical insurance, costs, and financing options, please call one of our admission counselors at (800) 845-1380. Our admissions and billing department team members are here to help guide and direct you through this difficult process.

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Our mission is to achieve positive change in this world and reach young men and women at a time early enough in their lives to create a profoundly different outcome. We hope that you will allow us to play a small part in getting your teen and family the help that is needed. Together we can make a difference in the life of your child.