For those seeking rehab treatment whether for themselves or loved ones it is best to choose one that is out of state. Especially to the parents and guardians of teenage addicts this applies. Although there are many reasons to fear sending your teen away there are many positive benefits by choosing an out-of-state rehab treatment center.
Out of state rehab treatment allows teens to escape toxic relationships and situations
Many teens often face tough lives forcing them to find destructive ways to cope with them. Teens in an out-of-state rehab benefit from leaving the toxic environment and lifestyle. The change in scenery allows those with an unhealthy background to think clearly and access their situation more carefully.
They are forced to take the program seriously
Most teen clients are against coming to treatment and are usually convinced by their loved ones to seek treatment. Being in a completely new environment where they are unfamiliar with the locals and areas forces teens to take the program and all it offers seriously. Teens in an out-of-state rehab are less likely to run away or even call friends to supply their addiction. Being in a new area allows them to focus on themselves and getting better.
Being away from both family and friends also allows teens to maturely take care of themselves. Programs such as Inspirations for Youth and Families take this opportunity to teach teen’s responsibility and independence. Every teen is assigned chores and allowed to cook one meal a day for themselves. Inspirations also teaches teens independence through a life skill course that incorporates daily routines in life like cooking, taking out the garbage, cleaning their room and more.
Meet different people
Rehab treatment centers that allow people from all over the country and even world come together broaden our teens to differing personalities and customs. They learn to respect and appreciate the differences between us all.
“A lot of the teens act out as a product of their environment. Whether its toxic friends, a traumatic incident or more. Being in the same place only continues the behavior. They need to be removed from the environment to see the effect its having on them and how they can change.” – Karen from Inspirations’ Admissions