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Maryland teens who are struggling with mental and behavioral health disorders deserve a true opportunity at healing and recovering long-term. There are some amazing teen treatment programs located in the mountains and wilderness that offer the healing power of nature and a space away from the home environment that has perhaps been fostering unhealthy decisions and habits. When it comes to the best care for your teen, thinking outside the box, or your local area, may be the best decision you make to providing the lifesaving change you and your family need.

How To Find The Best Teen Treatment

Your Goal

Your goal is to help your child heal from any mental health disorders, behavioral health issues, and/or any potential drug abuse issues that have been holding them back from living up to their potential. You want a program that not only treats the whole person and cares for your child as if they were one of their own; you want one that treats and heals your family as well.

Location, Location, Location

There may be some teen treatment programs for mental health issues in Maryland, but that does not always mean these are the only and best treatment options for your child. When deciding on an adolescent treatment program you will want to factor in the location and how it can help aid in your loved one’s recovery. There are a few reasons sending your teen to an out-of-state treatment center could benefit the whole family. The biggest benefit is that it removes your teen from an unhealthy environment, negative peer influences, and the risk of running away. Sometimes the distance alone is enough to help change your child’s perspective on life and adopt new ideas and beliefs that will help foster a new attitude towards the rest of their life.

Length of Stay

Length of stay actually matters. Short term programs (commonly 30-60 days in length) are great for those stepping down from a long-term program, but do not truly provide the level and length of care needed for a teen to change their entire life. Your child has been struggling and they need time to heal, grow, learn, and adapt to a new way of coping and behaving; new ways of thinking, processing, and acting. The minimum stay we would recommend from our years of treating teens and their families would be at least 3 months, but if you are able to do 6-12 months, then that would be best.

Insurance and Cost

While no parent would want the cost of care to dictate their child’s care, it absolutely is a factor. We know this process can be overwhelming and so we want to make sure we guide you in the best direction possible in order to find the best care. One way to do this is to contact your insurance company directly and have them explain your coverage and benefits. In addition, we suggest you contact the treatment centers that you are interested in to find out what insurance plans they accept. Having health insurance coverage opens the door to more opportunities, but we strongly urge you to do your research and not solely rely on your insurance company to provide the best options for you and your child. Cost of care may seem overwhelming, but that is why having a trusted and experienced professional who can help guide you through the process and help explain your out-of-pocket expenses is crucial. If you need help navigating this process, please feel free to call us at 800-845-1380, and we will help get you in the right direction.

Can Turning Winds Help My Teen?

Turning Winds is a therapeutic program and boarding school for adolescents between the ages of 13-17 located in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Troy, Montana treating mental health, behavioral health, and substance use disorder while also providing a fully licensed and accredited school allowing the child to continue his/her academics. We have worked with and treated numerous kids and their families from Maryland and can help yours too. Whether you are looking for treatment in MD or wanting to get help out-of-state, we can guide you to getting the treatment your child needs and deserves.

For more information on how Turning Winds can help you, contact us now at 800-845-1380.

Turning Winds wants to make sure that you are able to get the help you deserve, so please feel free to utilize these free resources below.

Health & Human Service Resources and Information In Maryland

United Way of Maryland is a non-profit organization that provides local and nationwide resources.

2-1-1 MD is another resource that provides free information and referral services.

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration) is a government run agency that provides information and resources for those struggling with mental, behavioral, and drug abuse issues.

AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) is a 12-step fellowship and program of those who have struggled with and have recovered from alcoholism in Maryland.

Al-Anon / Al-Ateen is an amazing support program for those who have an alcoholic in their lives.

NA (Narcotics Anonymous) is a fellowship of men and women who help support one another through recovery from drug addiction

Nar-Anon is a support group for those who know someone who is suffering from drug addiction.

LGBTQ Support is a space for the LGBTQ community to obtain resources, information, and support.

Teen Resources provides information for youth resources and support in MD.

MD Department of Education provides information resources for education in Maryland.

Heal With Turning Winds

If you are a parent or a professional seeking help for a struggling teen between the ages of 13-17, we can help. Turning Winds has been providing treatment and resources since 2002 and we believe everyone should have the opportunity to get help whether it be here at Turning Winds or another better suited program. Contact us now for more information and let us help you find the treatment that works best for you.

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