At 14 years old, Vanessa was diagnosed with both Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Reactive Attachment Disorder. With difficulty relating to others or expressing her emotions, she had turned to self-injury and blind rage. Her family did not have the resources to afford the 12-18 months of specialized treatment she needed. Several months ago Saving Teens placed her at a school where she is making great strides both therapeutically and socially. Hear Vanessa sing with her school choir! The lyrics really say it all!
Saving Teens In Crisis Collaborative is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed in April of 2004 to assist troubled teens and their families struggling with substance abuse and other emotional issues.
Saving Teens works with health organizations, educational consultants, wilderness programs, boarding schools, rehabilitation centers and educational lawyers to fund and support families with financial limitations as they complete the comprehensive therapeutic programs that they desperately need, but may not be able to afford.
By leveraging the expertise and generosity of dedicated professionals, caring institutions, other charities, government institutions and altruistic individuals, Saving Teens guides children and their families towards a brighter future.
Please enjoy this video of the 2012 NATSAP/Saving Teens Charity Golf Scramble and be sure to join
us in 2013. Contact Cathy Villines for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To all who are a part of Saving Teens,
From deep in my soul, I want to thank you for your support to help my son, Michael, and our family receive the help we needed to fight the chains of addiction that have caused so much destruction and heartache. After being a homeless runaway and sitting in the juvenile detention center five different times, Michael had hit rock bottom. His substance abuse had hit a new level of desperation. He was using marijuana 20 or more times per day and was moving on to anything else that he could get his hands on. He was stealing anything and everything. The court system had decided to place him out of my care and he was looking at two years...