|Texas Boarding Schools|
|The Hockaday School|
Located in Dallas. Provides an outstanding college preparatory education for girls in the prekindergarten through twelfth grades. Hockaday is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest.
|San Marcos Baptist Academy|
Located 45 miles northeast of San Antonio and 30 miles south of Austin, San Marcos Baptist Academy is a coeducational college-preparatory school with a boarding and day program for boys and girls in grades 7-12.
|St. Stephen's Episcopal School |
Located in Austin, Texas. St. Stephen's Episcopal School, a coeducational boarding-and-day school of the Diocese of Texas, is a caring, diverse community, inclusive of all faiths and grounded in the Christian tradition, that nurtures moral growth and values the potential and dignity of every human being.
|TMI -The Episcopal School of Texas|
Located in San Antonia, TMI offers co-educational opportunities for students in grades 6-12, an optional Corps of Cadets, and a 5 or 7 day Residential Life program for students grades 9-12.
|The Brook Hill School|
Located in Bullard. Welcome to The Brook Hill School. Established in 1997, The Brook Hill School is a Christ-centered college Prep school designed to focus on education, potential, and character. This is an exciting time to be a part of this school as we are adding programs and facilities to enable us to attain our strategic goal of becoming the school-of-choice for 938 students in grades PreK-12 who desire an education in alignment with the mission of the school.
|Residential Treatment Centers|
|Choices Adolescent Treatment Center, Inc|
Coed treatment located in Marshall, TX. Focuses on adolescents which abuse substances and addresses related psychiatric disorders.
|Meridell Achievement Center|
Located in Liberty Hill, TX. The traditional RTC specializes in the treatment of adolescents (ages 12-17) with mental health issues that can include a psychiatric diagnosis, such as major depression, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and other related psychiatric issues. The Neurobehavioral Program is designed for children and adolescents (ages 5-17).
|High Frontier, Inc.|
Located in Fort Davis, TX. High Frontier utilizes a variety of cognitive learning strategies incorporated through a systematic group therapy approach known as Positive Peer Culture. High Frontier promotes wellness through challenging distorted thinking patterns while promoting opportunities for the young person to demonstrate their self-worth.
Sundown Ranch is a treatment facility, whose primary purpose is to provide quality chemical dependency services to adolescents and young adults. The ranch, 450 acres of rolling hills, lakes and trees, provides a highly structured and individualized program, in an environment where young people can learn to live free of drugs and alcohol.
Texas State Directory of Teen & Family Support
|Parenting Guide to Teen Help|
|Implement a strict behavior management program in your home|
|Try using behavior contracts with your teen|
|Consider professional counseling and therapy|
|Residential treatment is an option for teens that need more intensive therapy|
|Boot Camps, boarding schools, or Wilderness Camps offer a very highly structured environment that focuses primarily on discipline|
|Hospitalization or Jail is the measure of last resort. Consider using these options if your teen has demonstrated that he is a danger to himself or to others|
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Many teenagers in Texas and other states are facing psychological, academic and personal problems and need effective programs for recovery to teenagers and young children. There are several Texas boarding schools which provide various types of program like summer camps and outdoor activities. The majority of parents that send their troubled child to a boarding school to provide professional and experienced counselors, teachers, trainers who all are dedicated for helping their unmotivated teens. To see a list of boarding schools in Texas click Here.
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| Al-Anon and Alateen in Texas|
12-step support for families and friends of alcoholics.
|Children's Health Insurance Program|
Health insurance for children, 19 years and younger, whose families earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid health care, yet cannot afford to buy private insurance.
|Austin Child Guidance Center|
Individual, family, and group therapy, psychiatric and psychological evaluations. outdoor experiential activities, parent education; and professional training. Visit Counseling & Therapy.
|Brazos County Rape Crisis Center|
Counseling, support groups for adults sexually abused/molested as children, sexually abused teens, anonymous and confidential support across the Internet.
|Cal Farley's Boys Ranch and Affiliates |
Provides homes, education, vocational instruction and religious training to boys and girls who are in need of social development, moral guidance, and educational motivation. Includes Boys Ranch, near Amarillo, Texas; Girlstown, U.S.A., near Whiteface, Texas; and Cal Farley's Family Program, near Borger, Texas.
1-800-592-4725 24 Hour
Full maternity care and adoption counseling to women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. Offers adoption services, operates a free maternity home, and works with girls throughout Texas and Oklahoma who do not wish to relocate to Abilene, but want the services of a Christian adoption agency.
|Covenant House Texas
1-800-999-9999 24 Hour
Emergency shelter, crisis intervention, transitional housing and community-based services to homeless, runaway, "throwaway," and at-risk youth under the age of 21.
|Domestic Violence Service Directory in Texas|
|Sex Offender Treatment Providers
||Grandparents Support in Texas|
Free residential program for young men and women, ages 16-24, that empowers youth to take responsibility for their employability through the integration of vocational skills and academic achievement. Visit Dropouts.
|Promise House, Inc.|
Youth residential care, prevention/ intervention and treatment services, and community advocacy in Dallas.
|Seaborne ChalleNGe Corps|
Voluntary 17-1/2 month residential program offering education, job training, and life skills for young adults, ages 16-18, who are drug free, non-adjudicated, and failing to meet educational potential. This is a program of the Texas National Guard and Texas A&M University at Galveston.
Safe haven for high school students returning from substance abuse treatment centers who are committed to achieving a high school diploma in a supportive, sober environment. Located in McKinney.
Christian maternity home that provides a warm and loving environment, free of charge, to young women facing a crisis pregnancy.
|YWCA of Greater Austin|
Serves women and girls of Greater Austin and Travis County with mental health counseling, substance abuse services, wellness programs, and recreational and cultural activities.
|Texas Baptist Children's Home|
Residential programs for children and single-mother families, as well as community-based outreach and prevention programs.
|Speak Up Texas|
Free individual at-home training for Texas with speech-related disabilities and in-office training support for professionals.
|Texas Rape Crisis Centers
||Victim Support Resources in Houston|
|Texas Programs for Batterers
||Austin Area Guide to Information and Support Services|
|Partners Resource Network|
Provides services across the state of Texas to parents of infants, toddlers, children, and youth with all types of disabilities.
|Prevent Child Abuse Texas|
Works to prevent child abuse and neglect in all its forms throughout Texas.
|PROVE - Parents Requesting Open Vaccine Education|
Provides information on vaccines, and the immunization policies and practices that affect the children and adults of Texas.
The Texas Association for the Protection of Children advocates for the prevention of child abuse, the well-being and safety of young people, and the healing of survivors.
|Texans for Safe Education|
Citizens' group whose purpose is to defend the safety of children by educating the public on society's dangerous current decision to give psychiatric drugs to an estimated 1,000,000 of the school-age children in Texas. Read Letter to the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) regarding their opposition to the Child Medication Safety Act.
|Texas Association Against Sexual Assault|
Ending sexual violence in Texas through education, prevention, and advocacy.
|Texas Center for the Missing|
Missing children's organization that provides child ID kits, parent education programs, search assistance, and supportive services.
|Texas Council on Family Violence|
Works to end family violence through partnerships, advocacy and direct services for women, children and men.
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|The Elisa Project214-369-5222
Promotes healthy living and awareness of the signs of eating disorders through educational programs and resources.
|Mental Health Association of Texas
Broad-based citizens' organization to promote mental health, prevent mental health illness through research and education, and improve care and treatment for persons with mental illness. Go to their Parenting Information site. Visit Bipolar Disorder.
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