Affordable Help for Out of Control Boys

Lakeside Academy is a lower cost but high quality therapeutic boarding school for boys age 14-18. We have a proven record for helping teens recover from life-controlling issues, addictions and misbehavior. Our facility also offers first-class addiction recovery, since addiction and behavior issues often go hand-in-hand. Our campus is on 47-acres, nestled between two Minnesota lakes.

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Christian boarding schools and addiction treatment centers for teens like this Teen Challenge program offer behavioral help and substance abuse therapy for troubled teen boys. We help at-risk teenage boys who are struggling with anxiety, anger, oppositional defiance disorder (ODD), attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), harmful decisions, depression, reactive attachment disorder (RAD), intermittent explosive disorder (IED), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

Teenage boys may be abusing drugs like marijuana if they have glassy, red eyes; loud talking, inappropriate laughter followed by sleepiness; loss of interest, motivation; weight gain or loss. If the boys is taking depressants (including Xanax, Valium, GHB) he will have contracted pupils; appear drunk-like; difficulty concentrating; clumsiness; poor judgment; slurred speech; sleepiness. Should stimulants be used by your boy, (including amphetamines, cocaine, crystal meth, he will have dilated pupils; hyperactivity; euphoria; irritability; anxiety; excessive talking followed by depression or excessive sleeping at odd times; may go long periods of time without eating or sleeping; weight loss; dry mouth and nose. Boys using inhalants and huffing glues, aerosols, or vapors will have watery eyes; impaired vision, memory and thought; secretions from the nose or rashes around the nose and mouth; headaches and nausea; appearance of intoxication; drowsiness; poor muscle control; changes in appetite; anxiety; irritability; lots of cans/aerosols in the trash. If hallucinogens (LSD, PCP) are used, you will see dilated pupils; bizarre and irrational behavior including paranoia, aggression, hallucinations; mood swings; detachment from people; absorption with self or other objects, slurred speech; confusion. Today, heroin has again become popular. Signs of use of heroin include contracted pupils; no response of pupils to light; needle marks; sleeping at unusual times; sweating; vomiting; coughing, sniffling; twitching; loss of appetite.

Our Christian boarding school and rehab for adolescent boys serves boys from Minnesota, but also boys from homes in Montana, California, Oregon, and Washington State. Plus, we serve boys from homes in Utah, in Colorado, in Nevada, in Idaho, in Wisconsin, in Michigan, in Ohio, in Indiana and in Illinois. In the central states we enroll boys in our Christian boarding school from Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Utah.

Therapeutic Boarding School and Addiction Treatment Center
A year-round affordable Christian therapeutic boarding school and addiction treatment center for teenage boys, providing dual treatment, mentoring & school.

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