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All Boys Boarding Schools for Troubled Teens from South Dakota

Is your son acting out? Showing aggressive behavior towards you, the family, even peers? We understand that becoming a young man can be an overwhelming and stressful time for your son and yourself as a parent. We are equipped with theraputic programs and professional intructors to channel the frustration into a more positive and productive skill set. 

Cedar Ridge Academy is prepared to help parents from South Dakota who desire expert guidance in dealing with a difficult teenage boy. We can help you find effective and affordable boarding schools even if our program is not the best fit for your child. Let us coach and guide you to your best options. Let the experts at Cedar Ridge help you to utilize any and all forms of funding to restore your family. Call 866-471-6629.

Boarding Schools & What We Offer for Boys

Cedar Ridge Academy offers a number of fun and unique activities to ensure that your son has an enjoyable stay with us. One of our most popular activities is our karate instruction. This program teaches the youths staying with us self-defense and discipline while also giving them a fun way to pass the time and channel any frustration or aggression he might be struggling with. 

Do Boarding Schools Offer a Highly Trained and Passionate Staff?

Because a program is only as good as the staff members implementing it, Cedar Ridge Academy ensures that everyone who works with your child will be highly trained and committed to making a difference in the lives of young people from South Dakota. Professional educators and compassionate staff members want to create a safe and comfortable enviroment for your son to learn about him self and his potential.

South Dakota State Parent Resources:

South Dakota Department of Social Services: Division of Behavioral Health - The Division of Behavioral Health sanctions and contracts with eleven mental health centers across communities throughout South Dakota, to implement quality services to both youth and adults. Citizens who meet eligibility guidelines can qualify for state-funded services. These services provide assessments and screenings, individual therapy, case management, group therapy, and crisis intervention. Please contact the Division of Behavioral Health at (605) 773-3123 to find your local area mental health center for more information.

A Private Therapeutic Boarding School for College Preparatory Students

Here at Cedar Ridge Academy, we recognize that one circumstance doesn't apply to all of our students. Because of this, we are dedicated to the management each student's needs, and we do this with precision and care. We help teen boys and girls from South Dakota.

Call us at (866) 471-6629 to see how our Therapeutic Boarding School can help your teen and your family.

Therapeutic Insights

Young adults end up facing more pressure in their adolescence than many parents might even suspect. There are many social, culture, and peer pressures that can cause adolescents to make mistakes in their formative years. If you once had a child that was college bound and has seemingly fallen off-track, then there are some strategies that you can employ to reach your child. It’s important to remember that a misstep ultimately says

  There is a commonly asked question among parents of teen runaways: is there a connection between depression and teen runaways? The answer to this question is an resounding Yes! Teens who are depressed do not always no how to properly channel their depression and rage. They may blame their parents for their new found emotional irregularities that come along with being an adolescent, and therefore determine that their solution is

  Many troubled teens struggle to face the fact that they need help, often because they are in denial and simply don't understand the benefits that therapy provides. It is important not to force therapy onto adolescents, and to help educate them on how that therapy can help them improve their life. At Cedar Ridge Academy, we are a therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens that offers a variety of different therapy programs.

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