The road ahead.
There is no one answer to substance use and mental health issues. Successful models of treatment understand that to help someone overcome these challenges, you need to help them on a physical, mental, and social level.
At the Arrow House, we create a path to treatment that incorporates and develops a family’s capacity to provide long-term support, and we understand how vital communities and interpersonal connections are to the recovery process.
Our treatment programs are a minimum duration of 30 days, for clients aged 13 to 17 and their families. While treatment may vary in length and approach depending on client needs, it is based on established therapeutic methods and involvement in community support resources. It is important that parents and families understand our program is meant to be an initial stepping stone toward the road ahead, and that we help equip them for that journey.
Our clients are prepared for recovery through comprehensive assessments, one-on-one psychotherapy, family and group therapy sessions, various other experiential modalities, recreational activities, and our in-house education program.
Education at The Arrow House.
Routine and structure are important for teens, and they’re especially important when addressing mental health issues. Teens enrolled in our program will be able to continue learning at the same pace as their peers, while receiving further education on their mental health obstacles.
The Arrow House school.
15.5 total hours of school weekly Monday-Friday
2.5 designated school hours daily with a teacher
3 additional study hall hours weekly
1:5 staff to student ration during school time
Ability to collect, facilitate, proctor, and submit work from a client's school of origin
Option to enroll in our fully accredited partner online school Advantages School International
Weekly parent academic updates
We believe that incorporating an education program into a teen’s treatment plan can help them ease back into formal schooling and their day-to-day rhythm as they transition out of residential treatment.
Both the client's family and their community play a vital role in this process. Mental health challenges aren’t just individual – they’re systemic, affected by home and school environments alike.
We help teens learn to cope with their surrounding stressors and better understand their causes and conditions, but proper long-term support is still necessary. That’s why our commitment to education doesn’t just help clients perform well academically, but also helps their families receive the information and resources they might need to provide better support.
Our treatment plan.
While we utilize several different treatment methods, the core modalities in our residential treatment program involve one-on-one and group therapies. We offer both cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy, as well as a number of different group therapy sessions for clients to learn and observe other people’s journeys and open up about their experiences with people who have walked a similar path. Some of our other modalities include family therapy, equine therapy, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.
We find that psychoeducation, or the process of helping clients better understand their condition and the treatment processes around it, can empower them to become their own best advocates in life.
Admissions at The Arrow House.
Interested in enrolling your teen for treatment? Our admissions process includes a thorough pre-screening and individual assessment to determine whether we can help your teen through our residential treatment program. Our admissions team is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days-a-week. We enroll clients Monday - Friday with consideration for weekend admissions based on circumstances.
Feel free to give us a call for more information, or to answer any questions you might have.
What is the minimum length of stay?
Minimum length of stay is 30 days with the understanding that the clinical team may recommend extensions based on need for continued stabilization, reaching shared treatment goals and aftercare planning.
How do you measure success?
We measure success through the commitment of the entire family system. The Arrow House works with families to support their loved one and implore members of the system to pursue their own work to increase chances of sustained recovery in all forms. Another important component to success is following treatment recommendations even when it feels counter-intuitive or difficult.
How do you sustain results?
Through a combined team approach of regular treatment plan reviews to prevent preliminary discharges, thoughtful aftercare planning, and continued alumni support both for parents and their teenagers.