Teen Challenge programs for girls like Columbus Girls Academy (Alabama) can provide an reasonably priced safe haven and school for teen girls in Ohio and from around the nation. It works with teens who have sought to fill a void in their lives through substance abuse, self-harm or negative peer influences.
After exhausting every option in their search to help their daughter, parents in Ohio often seek out the Teen Challenge Columbus Girls Academy. They have usually tried counseling, medication, relocation, mental health approaches, and social service interventions, and getting nowhere. Some have been told by loved ones that it would be best for their girl to get away from the negative influences in her life and away from home for awhile. That is when they seek the help of a Christian boarding school for troubled teens, like the Teen Challenge’s Columbus Girl’s Academy.
The usual prospective resident from Ohio at the Teen Challenge Girl’s Academy in Alabama was once moving toward a bright future; however, as a result of self-destructive choices or substance abuse, her future has been compromised. Where there was once excelling grades, there are failing grades. Where there were once athletic, artistic or musical abilities, there is disdain for what she held dear. The teenage girl who once sought her parents’ direction, love, approval and acceptance, now depends on her peers to fulfill those needs; she is willing to follow them down an alternate and dangerous path in life.
Girls from Ohio who enter our our Teen Challenge for Girls boarding school typically exhibit attitudes and actions including when they arrive:
- Low self-esteem
- Depression/Suicidal thoughts
- Manipulation of family and parents
- Promiscuity/Gender confusion
- Substance abuse
Many times, prior to choosing CGA, parents in Ohio have sought help from psychiatry and the prescription of medication. While psychotropic medications can help reduce the symptoms of deeper issues, we have achieved great success in weening girls off of them once and for all. All but the most severe psychological issues are generally triggered by underlying emotional issues, which must be addressed and solved with a clear mind. Psychotropic drugs are eliminated over time with the care of our physician and the girl’s psychiatrist.
Teen Challenge for Girls May Be the Right Answer
Many times, teens have been spared or delayed the heartache of the entire consequences for their bad decisions; sometimes by well-intending authorities in their life. So, as a result, adolescents are not always confident of the need for change in their lives. However, the parent is certain of the need for intervention, because their teenager is obviously headed for lifelong trouble if such actions persist. The Teen Challenge Columbus Girls Academy is an intervention program, hopefully helping make a change in troubled teenagers’ lives before they become an adult habitually demonstrating a dangerous lifestyle.
Teen Challenge for Girls offers parents an opportunity to experience the total transformation that can happen in the lives of girls. This total transformation can be seen in positive new attitudes and actions marked by:
- Reconciliation with God and family
- Acknowledgement of past wrongs, accepting responsibility and seeking forgiveness
- Acceptance of the unique individual they are
- Academic improvements
- Gifts and talents begin to come to the surface
- Becomes a good influence on her peers
- Speaks truthfully and makes the truth known
- Submits to authority
- Begins to have goals for a productive future
- A joyful and peaceful attitude.
We can be reached at (334)855-3695 or inquire using the online inquiry form to learn girls from Ohio year-round.
Teen Challenge for girls enrolls girls from Ohio and around the nation who are troubled by life-controlling issues or minor addictions. Visit the remainder of this website to learn more about Teen Challenge for Girls.
The Columbus Girls Academy is a Teen Challenge program for girls, located in Seale, Alabama, and it is arguably the most advanced and well equipped and staffed such program in the nation. There are other such Teen Challenge programs across the United States.
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