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Kentucky Residential Treatment Center for Girls

Which Residential Treatment Center (RTC) Is The Best Fit For Your Kentucky Daughter?

It might be difficult to choose the right course of therapy because there are so many different programs, Kentucky residential treatment centers (RTCs) for girls, and care levels available nationwide. Although there are many varied reasons why people seek residential therapy, there are several challenges that virtually always necessitate this degree of care, such as:

  • Serious Mental Health Conditions
  • Trauma and Loss
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Concerns

Other criteria, in addition to specific diseases or diagnoses, may make residential therapy a good fit, such as:

  • Attempted lesser levels of therapy (outpatient, IOP, etc.) with little to no symptom alleviation.
  • Lack of sufficient community or domestic support
  • Safety concerns: impulses to damage oneself or a significant behavioral history
  • Diagnostic ambiguity: a residential treatment center for girls may be recommended if healthcare professionals find it difficult to identify your daughter’s diagnosis. Mental health specialists and medical experts can get a more comprehensive understanding of the patient’s symptoms, habits, feelings, etc. in a residential treatment facility.

Residential treatment centers for Kentucky girls, sometimes known as rehabs, offer therapy for a variety of conditions, such as mental illnesses, behavioral difficulties, and problems with substance misuse and addiction. Residential treatment facilities are live-in, clinically focused settings where patients are constantly observed and guided by qualified professionals.

Statistics on Mental Health in Kentucky

    •   In 2018 in Kentucky, between 14 and 16 percent of 8th, 10th and 12th graders had seriously considered attempting suicide, compared to 8.5 percent of 6th.
    •   Also, approximately 8 percent of 8th and 10th graders in Kentucky had attempted suicide in the past year, compared to approximately 6 percent of 6th and 12th.
    •   In Kentucky, approximately 50% of girls age 14 and older with a mental illness drop out of high school
    •   One out of five girls ages twelve to seventeen had experienced major depression within the last year.
    •   16.4 percent of teen girls abuse alcohol
    •   9.5 percent of teen girls engage in binge drinking
    •   10.3% of girls aged 3-17 years (approximately 4.4 million) have diagnosed anxiety or depression. Diagnoses of depression and anxiety are more common with increased age.

You can find resources on mental health resources in Kentucky here: https://www.rtor.org/directory/mental-health-kentucky/

Benefits of Academics at a Residential Treatment Center for Girls

Many parents seek residential treatment center (RTC) level treatment for their Kentucky teen daughter but worry about the transferability of credits or if the school at the RTC can accommodate their daughter’s learning issues. Many teen girls who struggle with various mental health conditions and trauma see a decline in their grades. In actuality, a lot of teenagers drop their classes and may have to make up credits. This may make you fear that your child may fall even further behind if they spend months in a residential treatment facility. The good news is that adolescents who reside in an inpatient institution will benefit from education and tutoring that will enable them to keep up with (or, if necessary, catch up with) their classmates.

Residential treatment facilities for Kentucky girls are clearly beneficial, according to research. However, research just serves to confirm what common sense already tells us. The main reason why transient single-gender encounters are successful include:

  • An atmosphere where there are only females promotes more effective communication because women receive information differently than men do (this is due to differences in the brain as well as social factors). Effective communication is essential to successful therapy.
  • An academic setting that is distraction-free, where girls can feel it’s okay to be smart and there is no social stigma from performing well academically.
  • In a coed environment, it might be more difficult to break old patterns of harmful romantic engagement and repair them.
  • An atmosphere that is exclusively one gender might seem safer and shame is less of a problem when therapy addresses delicate topics like sexual acting out, trauma, and abuse.
  • Due to a more dominating male communication style and/or a higher sense of self-consciousness, women tend to speak up less while with males.
  • When the opposite sex is present, both men and women tend to become more sidetracked from their studies, their therapy sessions, and their same-sex friendships.

A young lady from Kentucky may first object to the idea of receiving treatment with only people of her gender, but after spending some time in this type of environment, she usually comes around. More self-assurance, healthier boundaries, and a stronger sense of self are frequent outcomes of residential treatment programs for young women. These outcomes eventually enhance a young woman’s connections with others, regardless of gender.

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    Evangelhouse RTC Classroom

    At Evangelhouse RTC for Kentucky girls, we believe that academics and community involvement are the cornerstones of student progress. Students can expect comparable-age smaller, traditional classroom settings for instruction that aim to provide good academic support within a close niche community. Additionally, college prep classes further promote student achievement.

    Oftentimes, Kentucky parents first recognize the influence of their troubled teen’s behavior reflected on their declining report card grades. Behaviors such as skipping classes, disorganization, reprehensible conduct at school, and inappropriate social media usage are just some behaviors that tend to negatively affect academic performance. A variety of emotional issues may be present in a teenage girl that can lead to lower achievement in school, and the staff at Evangelhouse specializes in helping girls overcome these situations. 

    When troubled teen girls from Kentucky experience a serious academic setback, it is important to redirect their behavior. At Evangelhouse, our program enables students to re-establish academic goals, and engage in a plan of action that accelerates learning to make up missed credits and graduation requirements. Most importantly, each student will receive individualized instruction that is tailor-made for their academic needs. The notable difference at Evangelhouse when compared to traditional school settings is that students with learning problems such as dyslexia or ADHD/ADD among others will receive individualized instruction that addresses their needs.  In this setting, it is possible to adjust the pace of instruction and instructors build strong working relationships with their students.

    Additional mental health issues that weigh into your daughter’s academic performance may include and not be limited to the following: energy levels, attentiveness, reliability, mental capacity, and optimism. There exists substantial research to support the fact that depression contributes to declining grade point averages and anxiety. Studies have also connected an increase in depression among the teenage population to an increase in dropout rates among high school students. 

    When your daughter attends Evangelhouse, symptoms of depression are alleviated. As symptoms of depression decrease, your daughter’s academic performance will improve. Our program at Evangelhouse is supported by studies that have shown a direct correlation between emotional issues and academic performance. With highly specialized staff, your daughter will receive the help she needs to resolve emotional issues.  

    RTCs often welcome girls between the ages of 12 and 17. Children begin to make decisions and start living their lives as young adults at the age of twelve. They are transitioning into new situations, approaching puberty, and developing their future identities.

    Teenagers are regarded as adults after the age of seventeen, which is eighteen. Since they are now considered adults in the United States, this implies that you as their parent don’t have as much influence over their life. Unless specifically stated, an adolescent residential treatment center cannot accept students after the age of seventeen.

    Immediate Availability for Kentucky Families

    Immediate openings are available at our Residential Treatment Center for Kentucky Girls. We can usually accommodate you in as few as 24 hours if needed.

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    An RTC (Residential Treatment Center) Just For Kentucky Girls

    Evangelhouse is an RTC (Residential Treatment Center) for girls from Kentucky grades 6-12. While we are based on traditional values, we keep up with modern issues girls face including tech-related issues. Today’s Kentucky teen girl has so many more potential dangers than any proceeding generation. Just consider that eating issues, self-esteem issues, and identity issues usually begin soon before or during puberty.  Eating disorders like binge eating, bulimia, or anorexia can have a negative impact on a teen girl’s family relationships, her physical health, her outlook, and her attitude

    Women are more likely than men to suffer from eating disorders. Add to this problem the invention of Instagram, Tik Tok, and other social media platforms and you have a recipe for disaster in today’s teenage girl.

    At Evanglehouse RTC for Kentucky girls, we see many teen girls trying to find their place in society and want to be recognized and appreciated for who they are. Many of the young ladies we work with at Evangelhouse are dealing with anxiety and insecurity, and the root cause can be often traced back to a social media app. Often, it’s the student’s peers at their school who are causing the trouble. We address comparing ourselves to others in group therapy, and why the image you see on Instagram might not be an accurate portrayal of that person’s life.

    We understand that many girls may experience emotions of loneliness and even as far as depression as a result of not fitting in, whether that is real or imagined. Add to that, consider all of the negativity today’s teen girl finds online. Violent video games, sexualized content, bullying, hate speech, and more are readily available online. Add to this the constant comparison and competition for “likes” and followers their peers in the high school compete for. It’s no wonder so many girls report feeling depressed.

    Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social media platforms can be fantastic methods for kids to engage with the world when used appropriately. On the other side, they can be quite dangerous and harmful to self-esteem and more when misused.  Our staff oversees and influences the culture of positive-peer influence at Evangelhouse. In this way, we seek to guide our students towards a more mature and responsible way of interacting and facing the dangers in today’s world.

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