Ashcreek Academy provides services to adolescent boys 13 – 18 who suffer from a variety of issues such as: ADD/ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Academic Problems, Parent/Child Conflicts, and Light Substance Use.
Most of our students at Ashcreek Academy struggle with depression, anxiety and some form of issue relating to trauma. Many of these kids have found different ways of coping with these things through video games, light substance use, social media, and other unhealthy habits. As we help our boys process their depression and their trauma, we help them develop new coping skills that are healthy such as journaling, reading, listening to music, spending time with people that care about them, or another activity that they enjoy.
Adolescents admitted to the Academy typically are in need for long-term residential services following a short-term acute intervention such as a wilderness program or an acute psychiatric hospitalization. We are focused on getting these boys ready to go home and live healthy lives when they get there. Students that are appropriate for Ashcreek Academy are intelligent young men who are struggling with one or more of the following: