Residential Treatment & Academic Program for Troubled Teenagers

Residential Treatment & Academic Program

For Troubled Teenagers, Grades 6-12

Residential Treatment & Academic Program

The Elk River Treatment Program is a residential treatment center for teenagers focused on providing the highest quality professional care and teen rehabilitation available. Our specialized programs are specifically for troubled teens dealing with behavioral and emotional issues, as well as drug rehabilitation for teens struggling with addiction. Elk River has a fully accredited academic program on campus so residents don’t fall behind in school while receiving care.

Since early 2005, our treatment programs for troubled teens have successfully treated hundreds of boys and girls, ages 12 to 18. If you’re searching for one of the most respected teen treatment centers in the United States, call and speak to one of our licensed counselors today and find out what kind of help is available for your child.

The Elk River Residential Treatment Program has multiple programs designed to address the needs of each patient independently. Varying levels of care are available and all programs include 24/7 adult supervision, medical/nursing and behavioral health care.


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Elk River is situated on 120 acres and contains:

Elk River Residential Teen Treatment Program – A Residential Therapeutic Teen Treatment Program that provides diagnostic, assessment, education and treatment services as well as a fully equipped and staffed medical clinic. 

Elk River Transitions –  Transitions is a less restricted therapeutic program for advanced residents that have completed Elk River Treatment Program. Transitions also offers a flexible length of stay and AdvancED accredited education program.

Elk River Healthy Lifestyles – Lifestyles is a Teen Weight Management Program focusing on nutrition and positive behaviors while building self-esteem.

AdvancED Accredited Academic Program – Is a year-round AdvancED Accredited Academic Program. Programs are individualized to best serve the needs of each student and are facilitated by highly qualified and state certified teachers in the classroom.

Equine Assisted Learning Program – Led by an EAGALA Certified Instructor, Elk River residents learn about themselves and others by participating in equine-based activities.


The Elk River Treatment Program is verified by The National Association of Therapeutic Schools & Programs (NATSAP) and is featured in Psychology Today.