Ohio 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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Looking for Clinical Boarding School in Ohio? If your family life is in chaos then these programs listed can help combine the strength of a robust, college preparatory curriculum for a coed, high school aged student body with the holistic support of full time professional clinical services, extensive recreational and experiential activity programs, and a comprehensive student life experience. Students typically come to the school seeking a supportive environment while minimizing the effects of negative behaviors or influences that may have beset them in the home community.
The schools provide professional and experienced counselors, teachers, trainers who all are dedicated for helping their unmotivated teens.
Boarding School plays a major role in the treatment of troubled kids.
To see a list of boarding schools in Ohio click Here.
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|First Call for Help|
Resources in northwest Ohio and parts of Michigan and Indiana.
|Harbor House Maternity Home|
Residential program for single, pregnant teens, ages 13-19, who live with house-parents in a Christian family setting providing love, discipline and counsel.
|Helping Resources for Teens in Lakewood
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.
|Lutheran Homes Society Family and Youth Services|
Programs for seriously emotionally disturbed (SED), high-risk, multi-need, difficult-to-manage children and youth (ages 6-18) in least restrictive settings possible.
|Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio|
Services include mental health counseling, family life education, and support groups.
|Teen Mother Choices|
Mentoring program, life skills workshops, financial assistance for child care while working or attending school, referrals to helping organizations.
|United Methodist Children's Home|
Residential treatment, diagnostic assessment and psychiatric evaluation, case management, individual and group psychotherapy, anger management, family therapy.
|Midwest Gang Investigators Association|
Educational organization made up of law enforcement officers and other members of the criminal justice community. The MGIA promotes a closely coordinated relationship among gang investigators through extensive and rapid dissemination and exchange of information about gang-related, cult and extremist group activity.
|NAMI of Hamilton County|
Grass-roots organization offering hope and help for individuals and families affected by mental illness.
|Ohio Legal Rights Service|
The mission of this agency is to protect and advocate the human, civil, and legal rights of people with disabilities.
|Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse|
Assists in the search for missing children, creates public awareness of pertinent issues, and develops and disseminates materials and other information in an attempt to educate the public, professionals, and others in the prevention and intervention of missing and abducted children.
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|Bellefaire Jewish Children's Bureau|
Serves children, youth, and their families through an array of child welfare, behavioral health and allied youth services, including residential treatment.
|The Center for Individual and Family Services
Comprehensive outpatient mental health and drug and alcohol center in Mansfield.
|Christian Children's Home of Ohio
Residential care for children and teens. Visit Free & Low-Cost Schools and Programs.
|Fernside: A Center for Grieving Children|
Serves grieving children and their families through telephone help, referrals, summer camp, and resource center. Located in Cincinnati.
|Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland
Teen medical clinic, mental health services, substance abuse treatment, and HIV testing.
|Franklin County Directory of Mental Health and Recovery Services
Drug and alcohol services, mental health services, counseling, support groups. Locations in Cuyahoga and Lorain counties.
|Parents Helping Parents|
Support for parents, grandparents, and guardians who are experiencing behavior problems with their adolescent or adult child. PHP helps families identify alcohol and drug behaviors in their children as well as other behavior problems with their children. Visit Teen Behavior Problems and Behavioral Disorders.
|Tourette Syndrome Association of Ohio
440-498-1008 Cuyahoga County
Advocacy, information, and support to individuals with Tourette Syndrome and their families.
|Ohio Advocates for Mental Health|
1-800-589-2602 Ohio only
Educates public officials, professionals, and the general public about mental illness and the needs and goals of people affected by mental illness. Advocates with and for people with psychiatric disabilities and personality disorders.
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