Why choose Residential Treatment Programs?
Residential treatment programs are a longer-term form of mental health treatment dedicated to teens struggling with a variety of psychiatric disorders and related issues, specifically depression. They offer 24-hour supervision and therapeutic support within a safe and nurturing setting.
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Residential Treatment Centers offer several types of therapeutic techniques:
- Individual therapy
- Group therapy
- Family involvement
- Behavioral interventions
- Recreational activities
- Medication management
- Academic support
- Transition planning
Common Types of Residential Treatment Centers
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy focuses on identifying negative beliefs that affect self-esteem and mood and replacing them with more realistic and positive perspectives.
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy focuses on skills in multiple areas to help manage painful emotions and conflict in relationships, including mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness.
- Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction combines principles of cognitive therapy with meditative practices intended to cultivate awareness and inner peace.
- Physical activity, including adventure activities and yoga, help teens increase their mind-body connection, improve physical health, and boosts their mood and confidence by releasing feel-good neurotransmitters.
- Brainspotting and EMDR are neurological methods developed to help teens process trauma and manage overwhelming emotions that contribute to depression.
A safe residential setting allows teens to heal removed from negative influences at home and to begin to make changes in their lives.
Residential programs help teens feel less isolated. Medical and residential staff are available around the clock for teens who are struggling. They also develop strong bonds with other residents who are dealing with similar issues that they can turn to for support.
Residential programs follow daily schedules, which help teens struggling with motivation and energy. Teens are encouraged to try a variety of activities, follow through with commitments, and develop healthier routines.
Programs help with crisis management, but their goal is to help teens develop healthier coping skills and habits to guarantee long-term personal success.
Who are RTCs for?
- Improved mood and motivation
- Decreased symptoms of depression and anxiety
- Changing beliefs associated with low self-esteem
- Stronger social connections
- Repaired family relationships
- Better prepared for independent living