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Wilderness Therapy Programs for Troubled Teens Montana MT

Wilderness Therapy Programs for Troubled Teens in Montana

Thanks to today’s rise in troubled teens, residential facilities like wilderness therapy programs are also on the rise - including facilities targeting families from the state of Montana.

wilderness programs for troubled girls from Montana

Wilderness therapy programs are residential treatment facilities that have the unique distinction of operating completely outdoors. According to wilderness therapy advocates, wilderness therapy programs are effective in rehabilitating the negative behaviors of troubled teens largely thanks to its wilderness environment - one that is completely removed from the distractions, and more importantly, the negative influence of the outside world.

While there may not be any wilderness therapy programs in the state of Montana, there are plenty of wilderness therapy programs that serve families from all over the nation.

However, parents from Montana considering utilizing this type of treatment should first be made aware of its downside.

Like many of today’s ‘cutting-edge treatments offering the latest behavioral and mental health treatments to families of troubled teens, there are some wilderness therapy programs that are simply out to make a quick buck, understaffed, or clinically untested.

Elk Mountain Academy: A New Kind of Wilderness Therapy Program for Troubled Girls in Montana

Elk Mountain Academy is a wilderness therapy and residential treatment program for troubled girls rolled up in one dynamic and reputable facility.

We offer troubled girls from Montana a unique treatment opportunity in participating in both wilderness therapy and residential treatment. By providing both forms of treatment in one destination, we guarantee our students will receive the most effective and consistent care that no two separate programs could possibly provide.

At Elk Mountain, it is our mission to provide excellent behavioral, emotional, and spiritual balance to teen girls whose lives have become unmanageable due to out of control behavior.

While our residential treatment center is located in Idaho, we have proudly served families from all over the country (including those from ~region) for over 20 years.

Elk Mountain Provides Innovative Therapy, including individual, group and family counseling to troubled teens from Montana.

We also provide specialized help for students dealing with trauma and/or abandonment issues. Whatever the underlying issues may be, our goal is to uncover the psychological factors contributing to our student’s unhealthy behavioral choices.

"The Elk Mountain Academy students learn therapeutic tools that will assist them for the rest of her life... to be a healthy young woman."

Students at Elk Mountain Academy live together in our beautiful lodge and meet regularly with their therapist, who helps them confront fears and gain confidence in a safe, nurturing, and structured environment. Elk Mountain Provides Innovative Therapy, including individual, group and family counseling. We also provide specialized help for students dealing with trauma and/or abandonment issues.

Girls who are having emotional and behavioral problems tend to be failing in school. So, our on-site, accredited academic program is intentionally computer-based and assisted by a licensed teacher, so that girls get caught up and even get ahead in their schooling.

Regular academic progress reports are available at any time.

For more information regarding our treatment program, please call us today at (208) 266-1122.

Help for Believers from Montana

24/7 Crisis Lines for people living in Montana: If any Christian man, woman, or child is dealing with alcohol and drug abuse, anorexia, binge eating, bipolar disorder, Borderline, BPD, bulimia, cutting, depression, sexual abuse, runaways, or self-injury.

List of hotlines for people from Montana (see below). Help for people from Montana who have found themselves in bad situations should Dial 911 immediately, or call:

Crisis Numbers for Help (Any age) For People From Montana

NAMI Montana Hotline: 1-800-950-6264

Suicide Hotline in Montana: 1-800-273-8255

United Way Crisis Helpline in Montana: 1-800-233-HELP

Christian Oriented Hotline for Montana: 1-877-949-HELP

Social Security Administration in Montana: 1-800-772-1213

Elk Mountain Academy offers families from Montana affordable, expert treatment for life-controlling issues and disorders in girls, including attachment disorders, attention deficit, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, self-destructive or antisocial behavior, and issues involved with adoption.

We lead troubled girls from Montana to seek truth and to trust in the Holy Spirit, our Holy Comforter who was given to all believers in Christ. At EMA we coach and train our students from Montana to seek, trust, and rely on the Holy Spirit, who is their comforter.

At Elk Mountain Academy we've created an intimate environment where emotional and spiritual growth is personal and rewarding. We aim to lead, mentor, coach, and edify our students from Montana so that they become self-motivated and governed by the standards Christ set for us.

Montana Suicide Hotlines

Montana Suicide Hotlines: Montana Suicide Hotlines: If you would prefer to call a Montana suicide hotline instead of a national hotline, there are several Montana suicide prevention hotlines available. However, unlike most national options, some Montana hotlines may not be staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Montana suicide hotline numbers include:

NAMI Montana:406-443-7871

Mental Health Association of Montana: 888-268-2743 x406

Montana Children's Initiative: 406-256-3585

Critical Illness and Trauma Foundation: 406-585-2659

At Elk Mountain Academy we've created an intimate environment where emotional and spiritual growth is personal and rewarding. We aim to lead, mentor, coach, and edify our students from Montana so that they become self-motivated and governed by the standards Christ set for us.

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