Madison* started cutting her arms when she was 13. She was dealing with high levels of stress from school pressures, body image, and relationships with friends, and did not have the healthy coping skills needed to manage her feelings. She knew of girls who cut themselves as a means of feeling better, and she decided…
At Red River Youth Academy we believe in hope, second chances, and new beginnings. We focus on teaching our clients functional life skills and the ability to perceive and process information effectively, enabling them to make healthier life decisions. The youth of today are tomorrow’s future and society needs to be proactive in building a strong foundation for success. We at Red River Youth Academy are continuously improving our facility, our program, and ourselves so that we can give our clients every opportunity and the tools they need to succeed.
Our staff consists of licensed professionals from the disciplines of psychiatry, psychology, counseling, social work, nursing, dietary services, and special education. Our staff is trained in every aspect of the program and exemplifies the best in each profession.
“Everyone was wonderful to us.” Parent
“Thank you for everything you did for my son!” Parent
“Our therapist was very helpful and one of the best therapists we have encountered.” Parent
“My son’s therapist was great with helping him sort out his issues and helping him to understand the things he did was wrong. He was also very helpful for giving him other tools to deal with his anger.” Parent
“I don’t know how we would have got to where we are now without the therapy staff. They were a true blessing in helping me and my son.” Parent
“My therapist was wonderful!” Young Woman