Talisman Camps

Talisman Programs provide exceptional ADHD, autism and Aspergers camp opportunities for young people, ages 6 to 22, with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD and other learning differences. Since 1980, our ACA-accredited autism and aspergers camp programs have been offering unique alternatives to ordinary summer camps. We provide a structured, nurturing environment within an exciting adventure program in which our campers can...[ read more ]

Teenage Mental Health

Teenage mental health is the overall well being of teens. It is characterized by a teen's ability to cope with everyday stress, such as schoolwork and family issues. If an individual  has poor teenage mental health, they may have mental, emotional or behavioral issues. More and more teens are experiencing mental health issues every year and are being treated for...[ read more ]

The Academy at Trails

The Academy at Trails Carolina is a therapeutic boarding school nestled in the heart of Western Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Situated on over 500 acres, their intentionally small population of 16-22 students allows for a highly individualized program. A nurturing community bolsters each student’s capacity to cultivate his strengths, prepare for the challenges ahead and, ultimately, realize his potential. The...[ read more ]

Therapeutic Boarding School

Is a live-in school with strong values on the therapeutic community model that offers an educational program together with supervision and specialized structure for students with behavioral and/or emotional problems, learning difficulties, or substance abuse issues. Similar to residential treatment centers, except RTC’s, they are more clinically focused and primarily provide behavior therapy and treatment for adolescents with more serious/severe...[ read more ]


  Noun Is a set of treatment methods designed to relieve or heal an individual's specific physical or psychological disorder. There are many different types of therapy. Some of the different types of therapy include, but are not limited to: acceptance and commitment therapy, accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy,  group therapy, anger management, equine therapy, art therapy, or music...[ read more ]

Trails Carolina Wilderness Therapy

At Trails they use their decades of experience to serve families who want to address the problematic behaviors of their teens and, as a result, create lasting change in the way their family interacts.Trails was founded on the belief that traditional wilderness therapy could better serve the long-term needs of students and their families. They combine the power of the...[ read more ]

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

noun Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, (TF-CBT)  is a collaborative child and parent psychotherapy approach for children and adolescents experiencing severe behavioral and emotional difficulties because of traumatic life events. Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is the most well-supported and effective treatment for children who have been abused and traumatized. Multiple studies have consistently found it to help children with...[ read more ]

Treatment Centers for Depression

Noun Treatment centers for depression are facilities that help individuals struggling with depression and other mental health struggles. They are typically inpatient programs that offer a variety of treatment options based on diagnosis. Treatment centers for depression can be geared towards helping younger adolescents, teenagers, or young adults. They usually operate out of a secure campus equipped with an experienced...[ read more ]