The PHP program is designed for teenagers who live at home but struggle to maintain balance due to mental health, addiction, and behavioral issues. The PHP program is best for teenagers in distress who need more help than outpatient therapy but are not at the point where they require a residential program. Teenagers whose lives have become difficult to manage, due to mental health issues, addiction, or behavioral issues are best suited to PHP. In most cases, these issues have resulted in school being impacted, either by inconsistent attendance, poor grades or suspensions. Although many teens have some resistance to coming to treatment, there needs to be some willingness to attend. We offer tours and discussions with teens prior to intake to give them an idea of what treatment is like and a space to ask questions, meet the staff and see the facility.
Most residential treatment centers for youth in California will recommend to bring the following for your teen: Adolescent residential treatment centers in California will have different limitations and requirements and it’s important to clarify what their specific rules are, especially when identifying contraband items.