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SafePassage: Parents Think Twice

Time after time colleagues ask the same question: Should parents transport their at-risk adolescent to treatment? No, most of the time no is the correct answer to this question but perhaps not for the reasons you think. Most of you are probably thinking that it is important for parents to accompany their troubled teens because...
SafePassage - Dr. John Ratey MD

SafePassage – Dr. John Ratey MD

A few weeks ago I attended the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs Annual Conference in Irvine, CA where keynote speaker Dr. John J. Ratey, an Associate Clinical Professor at Harvard Medical School discussed his research linking exercise to brain power. During the keynote address Dr. Ratey also introduced his latest book: Spark: The...
SafePassage Adolescent Services

SafePassage Adolescent Services

Is your teenager heading down a dangerous path? You don’t have to follow them alone – we are here to help. As a matter of fact, we help dozens of families every year locate and transport at-risk youth. Managing a troubled teen can be an overwhelming struggle but a struggle you can overcome. We know...

SafePassage: Reactive Attachment Disorder

Good Morning America has been following the story of the mother who put her seven year old, adoptive son on an airplane alone sending him back to Russia. Apparently the mother had a note with him that explained that this child was violent. Part of their follow up story indicated that the child may have...

SafePassage: Adolescents and Gaming-Reality

In a recent conversation with Christy Plaice, LPC, MAC, CCT we discussed the adolescents’ sense of reality. In our professions we both encounter at-risk adolescents who are, often times at their worst. So I posed the question to Christy: Do you think that adolescents in general have a distorted sense of reality and if so, why...
SafePassage: Parents Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers.

SafePassage: Parents Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers.

Where do I send my teenager? I know my teen needs help but they are already over 17, it’s probably too late; shouldn’t I just wait until they are legal and send them packing? These are just some of the questions that goes through a parent’s mind when they are looking to add a therapeutic...